Project Management

Keeping Pace with Technology Change

From the Emerging Technologies Blog
UPDATED WEEKLY - Today all organizations depend on technological innovation in order to sustain their existence. Analysis of emerging technologies and identification of those technologies with the greatest potential is essential to being prepared for upcoming projects. The objective of this blog is to establish future oriented technology analysis and insights. This blog was established to provide program and project managers with information about these emerging technologies. These emerging technologies have far reaching repercussions for program and project managers. This blog will jump-start the learning process and allow program and project managers to become proactive.

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The race is on!  A recent poll found that less than 25 percent of respondents believe that most organizations are keeping pace with the rapid advancement of technology.  Just less than 1/3 or responding professionals felt that less than 20 percent of organizations were achieving that task.  Today’s emerging technologies stand poised to continuously advance to the point where they become prominent from being nearly nonexistent a few years ago. As they mature, their importance to setting a business strategy evident. They are poised to create new business opportunities while making several older ones obsolete. Organizations must learn what the top five emerging technologies are that stand likely to be the most enabling and disruptive to any organization. It truly is a competitive advantage.

American business executive and author Jack Welch said, "An organization's ability to learn, and translate that learning into action rapidly, is the ultimate competitive advantage."

Posted on: September 05, 2019 09:29 AM | Permalink

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Hello Kevin: What are the top five emerging technologies that stand likely to be the most enabling and disruptive to any organization?

@ Lori here are the ones I assessed as being in the lead (alphab.order)

1. Artificial Intelligence (AI)

2. Biotechnology

3. Autonomous Connected Vehicles

4. Blockchain

5. Cryptocurrencies

6. Drones

7. Internet of Things (IoT)

8. Robotics

9. Smart Buildings

10. Smart Cities

11. Smart Homes (communities)

12. Smart Roadways

13. Virtual/Augmented/Enhanced Reality

14. Wearable Computing

15. 3D Printing

16. Quantum Technologies

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