Nearly three-quarters of industry sectors experienced an increase in disruption over the past eight years, leaving 41 trillion dollar in enterprise value (market capitalisation + net debt) exposed to disruption today, according to research from Accenture.
The fifth generation of mobile networking technology (5G) ranks is seen as a key enabler for the digital transformation, whereas cloud computing is considered the first. Most industrial companies plan to implement 5G within two years and many consider acquiring their own private licenses.
In two years, 90 percent of current enterprise blockchain platform implementations will require replacement within 18 months to remain competitive, secure and avoid obsolescence, researchers from Gartner predict.
The latest Gartner Hype Cycle for Emerging Technologies reveals five distinct emerging technology trends that will blur the lines between humans and machines. Emerging technologies, such as AI, play a critical role in enabling companies to be ubiquitous, always available, and connected to business ecosystems to survive in the near future.