The Innovation Ultimatum: How Six Strategic Technologies Will Reshape Every Business in the 2020s

  • 10h 54m 3s
  • Steve Brown
  • Gildan Media
  • 2020

Most businesses identify six key digital technologies - artificial intelligence (AI), distributed ledgers and blockchain, the internet of things (IoT), autonomous machines, virtual and augmented reality, and 5G communication - as critical to their relevance and growth over the coming 10 years. These disruptive new technologies present significant opportunity for businesses in every industry. The first businesses to understand automation and these transformative technologies will be the ones to reap the greatest rewards in the marketplace.

Author Steve Brown shares his insights to help leaders take full advantage of the next wave of digital transformation and describes compelling examples of how businesses are already embracing new technologies to optimize operations, create new value, and serve customers in new ways. Made for anyone who wants to understand how automation and new technology will fundamentally restructure business, this audiobook enables listeners to: understand the implications of technology-driven change across industrial sectors; apply important insights to their own business; gain competitive advantage by implementing new technologies; prepare for the future of work and understand the skills needed to thrive in a post-automation economy; and adopt critical digital technologies in any organization.

In this Audiobook

  • 1. Artificial Intelligence
  • 2. Sensors and the Internet of Things (IoT)
  • 3. Autonomous Machines—Robots, Cobots, Drones, and Self-Driving Vehicles
  • 4. Distributed Ledgers and Blockchains
  • 5. Virtual, Augmented, and Mixed Reality
  • 6. Connecting Everything and Everyone: 5G Networks and Satellite Constellations
  • 7. Align Your Automation Strategy with Your Corporate Purpose
  • 8. The Data Ultimatum: Data as Fuel for Business Innovation
  • 9. The Future of Work: What to Expect and How to Make Yourself “Robot-Proof”
  • 10. Keeping Healthcare Healthy: What Every Business Can Learn from Healthcare Tech
  • 11. Transforming Human Mobility: What Every Business Can Learn from Transport Tech
  • 12. Surviving the Retail Apocalypse: What Every Business Can Learn from Retail Tech
  • 13. Cheap, On-Time, Safe, and Genuine: What Every Business Needs to Know about Future Supply Chains
  • 14. Smart Factories and Augmented Factory Workers: What Every Business Can Learn from Manufacturing Tech
  • 15. Removing Chaos from Construction and Intermediaries from Transactions: What Every Business Can Learn from Real Estate Tech
  • 16. Preparing Our Population for the Post-Automation Economy: Lessons for the Future of Education
  • 17. Embracing Technology in the Service of People