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."