12 Technology Categories That Will Transform Careers

Daniel Burrus

As technology continues to impact our lives, workers at every level in today’s ever-changing labor market need to be prepared with skills to adapt and succeed in the workplace. Over the past thirty years, I have developed a proven methodology to anticipate disruption and change before it happens, allowing you to find the confidence that certainty provides. The list highlights technologies that are now and will continue to transform present and future careers.

Reinvention: Accelerating Results in the Age of Disruption

Innovation in Practice

The opportunity to proactively leverage disruptive events in an effort to leapfrog the competition and actually accelerate results. Exciting new management concepts such as The Law of the 21st Century Business Jungle*, Age of Disruption Principles*, and the 21st Century Competitiveness Cycle*.

Is your company up for disruption? Possibly not

David Marks

Disruptive technologies and upstarts are wrecking havoc far and wide, they warned, and (unless you hire us) you will be the next to go. They now tweet, on mobile, collect big data and learn deeply (Current technology terms have an unwittingly infantile twang) Yet there is more to it.

You Are Being Digitally Disrupted – Do Something About It

The Inovo Group

This is the AI-assisted world that is the result of the internet-of-things, blockchain, advanced analytics, machine learning, natural language processing or other digital technologies being implemented today. Watch out for blockchain technology in this area.

Munich Re offers a real clarity to their innovating future

Paul Hobcraft

They are looking to enable technology and digital innovation to improving their 1) existing business models, looking to 2) disrupt existing business models and 3) establish new business models in selective insurance sectors, to continuously learn and adapt.

My 5 S for future Innovation: Smart, Stacks, Scale, Storage, and Software

Paul Hobcraft

Technology is radically altering our need for innovation. We see increasingly innovation is feeding off the “ digital response rate ” Connecting technology and innovation is altering how we should re-access organizations ability to build out.

Why innovation portfolios matter

RTI Innovation Advisors

After a decade of reading about it, getting pounded over the head with the Jobs/Apple story and watching new innovations disrupt entire industries, businesses are starting to react. For example, are the ideas you want "incremental" signalling small change to existing products and services, "breakthrough" or "disruptive" to signal increasing difficulty and impact. Many companies use a "rule of thumb" to divide the portfolio into 70% incremental, 20% breakthrough and10% disruptive.

Digital transformation – the need to transform our innovation approaches

Paul Hobcraft

I like this as a definition to tighten down digital but it opens us up to the darker side of digital transformation, the risk of digital disruption. Digital disruption is the impact of digital technologies and business models on a company’s value proposition and market position.

When Creative Destruction is the Right (or Wrong) Foundation for Innovation

New Market Advisors

New technologies and new business models are fundamentally redefining entire industries. And it’s the knowledge of when to focus on addition and when to focus on replacement that gives companies a competitive edge and a roadmap for growth.

Relating to the New Innovation Era

Paul Hobcraft

These are: Exploring innovation through more facilitated conversations and investigation designing pathways, roadmaps, blueprints and recognizing pattern recognition. Aligning People, Technology, and Innovation in Design. I firmly believe we are on the cusp of a new innovation era.

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Digital transformation – the need to transform our innovation approaches

Paul Hobcraft

I like this as a definition to tighten down digital but it opens us up to the darker side of digital transformation, the risk of digital disruption. Digital disruption is the impact of digital technologies and business models on a company’s value proposition and market position.

3 Warning Signs Your IT Strategy is All Wrong

MSSBTI

With today’s environment of rapid and exponential change, a well-defined, business-owned, adaptive strategy is what will enable your organization to stay ahead of disruption and win in the market. You don’t understand the impact emerging technologies have on your immediate future.

ITONICS as Product Challenger in the Market Segment “Accelerated Innovation”

ITONICS

It furthermore examines the digital transformation of processes: from theoretical to data-driven, from incremental to disruptive decision processes.

Let’s meet in Copenhagen!

ITONICS

In this presentation, Dr. Michael Durst (CEO and founder of ITONICS) will address: Trends and New Technologies: Connect the Market Pull and Technology Push. Evolution and Revolution: Find the right mix between quick wins and disruptive moves. Balance the risk: Connect the dots in innovation roadmapping.

FEI Europe 2017 Recap – Denise Fletcher, CIO

eZassi

FEI Europe – Adapt, disrupt, innovate. This year’s FEI Europe conference in London was full of energy and ideas and I left feeling more motivated and inspired than ever to continue to find new ways to disrupt stale approaches to innovation. We must continue to innovate and look for new ways to think about and use technology. Calm Technology. Currently, we live in an era that is full of interruptive technology. Conference Innovation Open Innovation Technology

The 2020 CIO: Predictions and Insights

Acuvate

Gartner’s latest survey reveals that 95% of CIOs expect their jobs to change or be remixed due to digitalization and technology influx. In times when technology has spread its roots and wings in every aspect of the business, CIOs are at the core of critical decision making.

The Only Three Swim Lanes That Matter to a Business

Legacy Innovation Group

This is the land of R&D Managers developing Technology Roadmaps and Product Managers developing Product Roadmaps to plan out the year-by-year evolution of their respective technology and product portfolios. The Only Three Swim Lanes That Matter to a Business.

Companies betting big on open innovation

hackerearth

This paradigm] assumes that firms can and should use external ideas as well as internal ideas, and internal and external paths to market, as they look to advance their technology.” ( Henry Chesbrough, 2006 ). Also, Deloitte announced a partnership with McLaren Applied Technologies in mid-2017.

Digital Transformation: The Why, What & How For Transformational Leaders…

The Future Shapers

Furthermore, they understand that information technology is not the solution alone – instead, they think about the purpose, power and politics that go with the new technologies. The How, Part 1: Disrupt Or Die. Setting The Scene: The Digital Leader.

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7 Things Every CEO Should Know About Their Patents

Anaqua

billion to patents and developed technology, $2.5 With the pace of innovation increasing every day, senior executives and Boards need to be mindful of potential risks, including catastrophic disruption; as well as emergent opportunities. by Erik Reeves, CTO of Anaqua.

Get Real About Your Company’s Future

The Inovo Group

As the world becomes increasingly volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous ( VUCA ) , longer-term disruptions are the greatest existential threat to a company’s growth and survival. Articulate artifacts, experiences and influences – expand beyond technology. Technology roadmapping?

Creative Construction – Book review

The Inovo Group

The key concept presented is to identify four fundamental categories of innovation: Routine Innovation – Leverages a company’s existing technological competencies and fits with its existing business model. Radical Innovation – Requires a technological breakthrough but not a new business model.

How to be More Agile as Competitive Advantages Fade

New Market Advisors

Agile processes not only ensure that teams are able to make the right choices at the right times, but they also ensure that shifts aren’t disruptive to other teams or the overall effectiveness of the organization.

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Why Is Innovation Important

Planview Spigit

The world of work today is filled with disruption and is ruled by customer expectations and demands. That’s why it’s so important to combine technology with a change in culture and processes. Research and development can produce some extraordinary advancements that never make it to a roadmap. Innovation requires people, processes, technology, funding, strategy, and a plan. Over the years we have exhausted the term “innovation.”

What do most innovative companies have in common?

hackerearth

Taking a holistic view of the complete customer journey along with new experiences that a product or service offers leads to disruption. And whatever they learn or earn from such measurements, they put it to use in their product roadmaps or other business areas.

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How companies are innovating in the energy sector

hackerearth

As technologies and consumer behaviors continue to evolve, new service opportunities and business models will also emerge. Global cooperation, sustainable economic growth, and technology innovation are needed to balance the energy trilemma.

What Open Innovation Can Mean for Small Companies

Yet2

In Box A, both the technology is in a very early phase, and the company is very early in their product development cycle. They can use Open Innovation technology searches to explore different technology options for future application potential. For example, in the 1990s, computer printer companies considered different types of inkjet printing, thermal transfer printing, and other technologies as they built their technology roadmaps into the future.

Warm and Fuzzy at the Front End of Innovation

Paul Hobcraft

I feel there is a real shift potential through connecting technology and connected solutions to ‘transform’ this front end.

What do you need to innovate?

David Marks

They understand technology better. Technology leadership forges a competitive advantage. It realized that it could earn handsomely by turning its web hosting technology, which it developed for its own purposes, from a cost center into a cash cow.

On the Origin of Companies

David Marks

In this post I will explain how the disruptibility curve, described in my previous blog posts, could be used for the same purpose. The disruptibility curve maps a company on two axes: The Natural Monopoly and the Customer responsiveness.

5 Innovation Management Best Practices for a Productive Launch – Qmarkets’ Head of Customer Success Shares Her Insights

Qmarkets

I know there may be instances where you need to incorporate cutting-edge technology or form strategic partnerships. Using new technologies to power innovation is critical for securing a competitive edge. Innovation Exploration – Unlocking Potential in Uncharted Territory.

5 Innovation Management Best Practices for Amplifying ROI – Qmarkets’ Head of Customer Success Shares Her Insights

Qmarkets

I know there may be instances where you need to incorporate cutting-edge technology or form strategic partnerships. Using new technologies to power innovation is critical for securing a competitive edge.

How to setup an ‘innovation team’

hackerearth

The strategy and the roadmap towards the desired innovation-driven mode are critical. The ‘innovation team’ must identify and provide the right enabling technologies to facilitate day-to-day innovation activities and also to speed up the adoption of the innovation culture.

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The only two measures that matter

David Marks

The Disruptability Curve presented in my previous blog , is a modest addition to this collection. The Disruptability Curve has two axes. This could be due to a favorable set of regulations, processes, brand, network and technologies or any combination thereof.

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Next-Generation Mobility Stratifies OEMs

Corporate Innovation

Later the same month GM’s management team held an investor day to present the roadmap of its autonomous vehicle program and detail the mobility services it intends to offer using such vehicles starting in 2019, building on its tests in San Francisco and Scottsdale, another suburb of Phoenix.