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How to Use the Five Most Exponential Technologies

Though the list of exponential technologies is a moving target, there are five technologies that leaders cannot afford to lose track of. I call these the “Exponential Five.” These are currently the most disruptive groups in general for enterprises. In this section, I provide a high-level primer on what they are and attempt to separate hype from reality.

The Exponential Five are:

1. Artificial intelligence

2. Smart process automation

3. Blockchain

4. Robotics and drones

5. Special-function technologies (virtual reality, 3D printing, Internet of Things, nanotech, energy storage, biotechnology, advanced materials, etc.)

1. Artificial Intelligence

If you had to pick only one exponential ...

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