a few days in life, circa 2020

AT THIS POINT, we have covered a great deal of territory. From the market forces that are driving massive data growth throughout our society to the responses that companies will need to formulate to remain relevant in our rapidly changing world, this book was intended to stimulate your imagination and hopefully help you set a course for your own work.

I’ve created five scenarios for the year 2020 that present what the near future might look like given the trends discussed in these chapters. In each case, I’ve reviewed the present trends in technology development and evolution, as well as the social trends that these advancements are enabling. In each example, I have shown how all of these trends and responses ...

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