What automation, AI, AR and robotics mean for the future of work in mining

idoba and Wikistrat have partnered in order to explore what changes and trends will shape the future of work and the workers in the mining industry, their impact, and ways to prepare for them in the upcoming decade.

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If Israel strikes Iran, what happens next?

In light of the nuclear talks in Vienna, Wikistrat ran an interactive simulation with 30 leading Iran and Middle East experts in order to explore how an Israeli military strike on Iran’s nuclear sites would impact five key regional actors: Iran, Saudi Arabia, China, the US, and Russia.

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Predictions for the future of mining

Sandpit Innovation and Wikistrat have combined insights from 90 experts in innovation and disruptive technologies to predict the future of mining in 2030.

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More transparency, data usage expected from the mining industry of the future — report

Perth-based consulting firm Sandpit Innovation and global crowdsourcing platform Wikistrat published a report in which they explore the mining industry’s future in the age of social awareness.

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If Israel Strikes Iran, a Trophy and Trouble Awaits

An Israeli strike against Iran could trigger normalization with Saudi Arabia. But that’s just one part of the far more precarious Middle East such an attack would birth, with China, Russia, and the U.S. forced to respond


Israel-Saudi Arabia peace: What would the benefits be? - opinion

A simulation by Wikistrat explored opportunities for Israel-Gulf relations in 2025 following the signing of a peace treaty between Israel and Saudi Arabia.

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Wargames plot the course of US-China tensions

"As simulations become ever-more valuable in predicting our future, war-games conducted by CSIS, WTO, and Wikistrat will provide important insight into how the current schism between China and the US will play out."


With Wikistrat, crowdsourcing gets geopolitical

A consultancy is trying to out-forecast the world’s intelligence agencies (Financial Times)


Traditional Management Consulting Giving Way to Crowdsourcing

According to Wikistrat’s CEO, Oren Kesler, “We continue to see growing demand from clients and consultancy partners alike, all seeking something different. These days, both governments and corporations want to be innovative and more creative in how they interact with vendors. And it just makes more sense to leverage some form of virtual crowdsourcing where talented professionals compete to think creatively about the future and brainstorm solutions"

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The implications of Qassem Soleimani’s assassination

Three of Wikistrat’s top experts weigh in on the significance of the death in Iraq of one of Iran’s most important military commanders


A closer look at US-China competition

An interview with U.S. economist and leading China expert David P. Goldman (JNS).


An inside look at interreligious reconciliation

An interview with Rabbi David Rosen, international director of interreligious affairs at the American Jewish Committee (JNS).


Will Huawei impact the trade deal between U.S. and the UK?

Federica Russo, focusing on China's engagement in the global scene and the dynamics which impact corporate boards'action, is a researcher at the consulting firm Wikistrat.


Beyond maximum pressure: An interview with Iran expert Michael Pregent

Wikistrat sat down with Hudson Institute senior fellow and former U.S. intelligence officer Michael Pregent to get a deeper insight into U.S. policy options vis-à-vis Iran (JNS)


Why This Company is Crowdsourcing, Gamifying the World's Most Difficult Problems

McKinsey shouldn’t close up shop just yet. But if Wikistrat has its way, the future of geopolitical analysis will belong to the crowd (Fast Company).


Deloitte brings crowdsourcing into the mainstream

Code-named "Deloitte Pixel" the service brings together new entrants in the strategy consulting space, including ex-McKinsey consultants 10EQS, Wikistrat, Topcoder and InCrowd under a global agreement (Financial Review).


How 3-D Printing Could Make Criminals Harder to Catch

WikiStrat asked its “crowd” -- including academics, private sector representatives, former law enforcement agents, and experts studying money laundering schemes and the Russian mafia -- to discuss crime scenarios of the future, and then vote on their likelihood.


Competitors forced to work together to tackle complexity

The age of individual consultancies providing an end-to-end service is over (Financial Times).