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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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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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. This is the land of dedicated "X-Works" innovation teams working on breakthrough, disruptive, and even transformative innovations – those new platforms that will deliver value for tomorrow's needs – a process we call "Value Creation".

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.

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?

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 Things to Stop Doing to Enable Enterprise Innovation

Moves the Needle

Of course, speaking to customers about their problems without having any defined product or solution roadmap in mind may seem awkward and even scary to many corporate employees (especially engineers and product developers). *This post originally appeared on Mind the Product.

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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Network Operating Model: How To Design, Build & Embed An Agile Operating Platform Geared For Mounting Complexity & Rapid Change…

The Future Shapers

But, with business changing quickly and technology even faster, the traditional organisational structures and processes are no longer capable of responding to a world of mounting complexity, rapid change and ambiguity. It’s Not The Technology Holding Us Back. Setting The Scene.

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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.

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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Successfully shaping Digital Transformation

ITONICS

Identify its current weaknesses and risks by gaining a clear picture of important (technological) trends and their effects on society, business and legislation. Successful transformations are preceded by innovative thoughts, technologies, trends or simply corporate needs and customer demands.

Innovation SOP: Overcoming the Hurdles of Digital Transformation

Qmarkets

Don’t stay on the wrong side of digital disruption. Their traditional “brick and mortar” businesses have been disrupted by digital or online businesses. They’ve disrupted the traditional way of their businesses and can offer services anywhere and on most platforms.

5 Things to stop doing to enable enterprise innovation

Moves the Needle

Of course, speaking to customers about their problems without having any defined product or solution roadmap in mind may seem awkward and even scary to many corporate employees (especially engineers and product developers). *This post originally appeared on Mind the Product.

Why Corporate Entrepreneurs are Extraordinary – the Rebel Alliance

Steve Blank

I’ve been working with Richard, a mid-level executive in a large federal agency facing increasing external disruption (technology shifts, new competitors, asymmetric warfare , etc.). In the technology world companies that grow large take one of two paths.