Emerging Technologies

The next wave of technology-enabled business impact will come from the power of quickly connecting companies, processes, people, computers, and physical devices to collaborate in new ways. Just thinking about the impact of powerful personal devices, low-cost sensors, ubiquitous high-capacity networks, vast quantities of data, and the broad array of interoperable technology services—all connected to the Internet—can make your head hurt. According to Eric Schmidt, CEO of Google,

Everything will happen much faster … every product cycle, every information cycle, every bubble, will happen faster, because of network effects, where everybody is connected and talking to each other … The Internet levels playing fields ...

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