Disruptive Technologies provides a clear roadmap to assess, respond to and problem-solve: what are the upcoming changes in technology, roughly when to respond, and what's the best response? By using a quick-to-master evaluation and decision-making framework - structured around the key dimensions of Technology, Behaviour and Data (TBD).
This highly practical book offers organizations a distinct response to emerging technologies including Blockchain (Bitcoin), artificial intelligence, graphene and nanotechnology (among others) and other external factors (such as the sharing economy, mobile penetration, millennial workforce, ageing populations) that impact on their business, client service and product model.
Emerging technologies guru Paul Armstrong offers a clear guide to the key disruptive technologies and a toolbox of frameworks, checklists, and activities to evaluate their possibilities. Disruptive Technologies enables forecasting of potential scenarios, implementation of plans, alternative strategies and the ability to handle change more effectively within an organization. The essential tool for all professionals who need to get to grips with emerging technologies fast and strategically.
"Concise, actionable, and insightful, Disruptive Technologies will help executives breathe easier and sleep better."
- Daniel H. Pink, author of 'DRIVE' and 'TO SELL IS HUMAN'
Companies around the world ask me how can they be more innovative or deal with disruptions from more innovative companies. Paul gives you the recipe here.
- Robert Scoble
"A comprehensive look of the fast-approaching technology tsunamis guaranteed to change your business. This book is an insightful and practical guide to making decisions in an uncertain world."
- Nir Eyal, author of 'Hooked: How to Build Habit-Forming Technology'
"Lots of books attempt to predict the future of technology. This one does something different and more valuable: It provides thoughtful, step-by-step advice on how companies can prepare themselves for the era of unprecedented change that lies ahead."
- Harry McCracken, Fast Company
"Paul provides a good overview of how technological disruption happens, and how you or your company can make it happen for you. Clear and concise."
- Mathew Ingram, Fortune
"The perfect guide for all professionals, looking to better understand and thrive in the current marketplace of disruptive technologies."
- Michael Villaseñor, The New York Times