Futurist and trend-spotter Jim Carroll spoke fast and furious at the MD&M East Conference and Exposition Wednesday, exhorting the audience to recognize the key characteristics of world-class innovators.
To keep the audience engaged, Carroll used a texting and cloud-based service to record audience reaction to a simple question: When do they believe the recovery is coming?
And the audience obliged. Here's a shot of their sentiment (I apologize for the image - I was at a corner trying to grab the last shot of the live results)
- A full majority of the audience—56%—responded that it is happening as we speak.
- Another 22% said that it would...