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From Vision to Exit: The Entrepreneur's Guide to Building and Selling a Business by Guy Rigby

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CHAPTER 15. Technology and Data Management

“The real problem is not whether machines think but whether men do.”

— Burrhus F. Skinner

Working quicker and smarter

We live in a world that has seen computing power double every two years for the past 50. As the power increases, device size decreases. As access to data proliferates, so too does the speed at which it can be transmitted. Our world is now digital, virtual, global and mobile – all thanks to technology.

For most businesses, these advances in technology represent both an opportunity and a threat. While technology enables us to compete on a global and increasingly level playing field by giving us sophisticated tools and solutions that only larger corporations used to have, it also ...

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