Thought leadership grounded in real leadership
Serious Insights is a boutique analyst firm dedicated to helping our customers navigate change effectively. Our clients ask us to help them rethink strategy, challenge assumptions about products and services, and discover new ways to learn from customers.
We stay close to technology by evaluating the most innovative, useful, and well-made hardware and software. We also contribute our own perspectives on industry news and emerging ideas.
Our Principal Analyst, Daniel W. Rasmus, a respected analyst with over 30 years of industry experience, leads Serious Insights’ research, reviews, and consulting engagements.
Ask Dan to challenge, enthuse and inspire attendees at your next corporate meeting or global event.
Let Dan’s hands-on reviews guide your business and personal technology buying decisions.
Leverage Dan’s deep experience in scenario planning to challenge assumptions and navigate uncertainty.
Critical Insights with Practical Applications
Recent and Upcoming Events
The Science of Science Fiction
A panel of scientists and educators will discuss the science behind science fiction–and answer all your questions. Placeholder Date. The date and time of the panel are TBD. Full description and panelists to follow.
Generative AI: ChatGPT+ & Libraries
With Barbie Keiser, Information Resources Management Consultant
Our futurist and forward tech thinker shares the stage with a library practitioner to share up-to-date research on the latest capabilities of ChatGPT and other generative AI tools, including new use cases, examples of errors, and other issues. They discuss integrating AI tools into librarianship, from collection development and readers’ advisories to online tutorials and social media posts, as well as how to encourage and caution others on using AI in teaching and scholarly output. This fun and dynamic talk demonstrates specific AI tools for library, research, and publishing activities.
UW: Communication Leadership Connects 2023
Join Dan as he discusses the future of work at the University of Washington Communication Leadership Connects 2023: Communication & Leadership for AI.
Reserve a spot via Eventbrite here.
Dan excels in strategic design and the ability to synthesize internal and external factors into meaningful scenarios and recommendations. He is an exceptional speaker who is able to take an audience beyond the familiar and guide them into a future state view of the world that is relevant to them.
Director of Insights at UKG (Ultimate Kronos Group)
… Every time the higher ed landscape changes, I say to myself, “Yup, that was in Dan’s possible futures.” That was the most useful exercise I’ve ever participated in at BC. Kinda think it changed my perspective as far as professional presentations go: I’ve been watching the future unfold ever since..
Institutional Effectiveness & Outcomes Assessment, Bellevue College
…Dan has helped my team better execute in a global marketplace by understanding and contextualizing the confusing trends in our world (worldwide political and governmental industry).
Vice President, Salesforce
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Daniel W. Rasmus
Analysis, Reviews and Commentary have Appeared in…
- AI Expert
- Business Partner Magazine
- CIO and CIO.com
- Chief Learning Officer
- Computers In Libraries
- Distributed Object Computing (columnist)
- Government ELearning!
- Innovate (Fischler School of Education and Human Services, Nova Southeastern University)
- Intelligent Enterprise
- Intelligent Systems
- iPhoneLife (columnist)
- Knowledge Management Review
- MacTech Quarterly
- Manufacturing Systems (editor)
- Mondo 2000
- NASA ASK
- Object Magazine (columnist)
- P&IM Review (columnist)
- PC AI (columnist & editor)
- PC Magazine
- Pen Computing
- People Matters
- Talent Management
- The Office
- University Business
- UNIX Review
- Workstation News