Emerging Technologies

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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Recent Posts

Elon Musk Issues Warning about Artificial Intelligence AI

BREAKING NEWS - Cryptocurrencies

Cyber Security in Healthcare Devices

Growth in Programs & Projects involving AI - Artificial Intelligence

Cryptocurrency UPDATE

Elon Musk Issues Warning about Artificial Intelligence AI

Speaking at the National Governors Association Elon Musk issues stark warning about the dangers of Artificial Intelligence (AI).  He urged leaders to regulate AI development before it's too late.  He put this in the context that AI may very-well displace workers and disrupt or replace entire industries.

Posted on: July 16, 2017 07:01 PM | Permalink | Comments (2)

BREAKING NEWS - Cryptocurrencies

Categories: cryptocurrencies

Dramatic drop in the total market cap of all 978 cryptocurrencies to $68.7 billion. That is down from $112 billion about one month ago!

Posted on: July 16, 2017 06:27 PM | Permalink | Comments (6)

Cyber Security in Healthcare Devices

This was a shock to most involved in the healthcare and cyber security professions.  "Pacemaker device security audit finds 8,600 flaws, some potentially deadly


Thinks of the significant regulatory specific testing that goes on in healthcare projects and initiatives.  For this to be the result is frightening to say the least!

Posted on: July 09, 2017 06:51 PM | Permalink | Comments (6)

Growth in Programs & Projects involving AI - Artificial Intelligence

Artificial Intelligence has been around for decades but appears to have matured to the point where we are about to see a spike in it real world applications.  The market researchers at Tractica forecasts that the revenue generated from the direct and indirect application of artificial intelligence (software applications) will grow from a mere $1.3+ billion last year (2016) to a whopping $59+ billion by 2025.  That equates to a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 52 percent.  Another recent survey found that 54% of executives say they are investing in AI.  These and other figures are why I include AI in my top ten emerging technologies that I speak and write about, monitor and report on regularly.  

I guess we all know what that means.  It means more AI programs and projects requiring management and oversight.  

Posted on: June 11, 2017 04:51 PM | Permalink | Comments (4)

Cryptocurrency UPDATE

The latest cryptocurrency data is impressive to say the least.  The Total $$ (based on USD) value of all cryptocurrencies exceed the GDP of all but 84 Countries with the GDP data according to the CIA World Fact Book.  That means the total value of ALL cryptocurrencies exceed the GDP of 145 countries based on that CIA World Fact Book!

WOW  that is powerful.  It is a subject matter that project professionals should become familiar with!



Posted on: June 06, 2017 09:43 PM | Permalink | Comments (6)

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