3 Important Questions About Emerging Technologies

emerging technologyIT security as we know it is experiencing a revolution. With a background in emerging business and technology trends, voice and data networking technologies, and vendor and service provider selection, Lopez Research provides clients and readers with the bridge between business leadership and technology adoption.

From personal computing to the dawn of the internet and the evolution of mobile devices, technology has reshaped the world we live in. Today, three new, transformational technologies—IoT, AI, and blockchain—are poised to change every aspect of our lives.

This list was compiled by the Meta-Council on Emerging Technologies , who would like to thank: Justine Cassell, Professor, Human-Computer Interaction, Carnegie Mellon University; Paolo Dario, Director, The BioRobotics Institute, Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna, Pisa; Julia Greer, Professor of Materials Science and Mechanics, California Institute of Technology (Caltech); and Jennifer Lewis, Hansjorg Wyss Professor at the Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, from the Network of Global Agenda Councils ; Michael Pellini, President and Chief Executive Officer, Foundation Medicine Inc., from the Technology Pioneers ; and William Red” Whittaker, Professor at Carnegie Mellon University, for their invaluable contributions to the creation of this list.emerging technology

Our set of six briefings designed to make sure that technologists know how to solve real-world problems and implement technologies and for business leaders to know the intricacies of each individual technology and lead their organziations with strong digital literacy and fluency.

An example might be the digital transformation that the communications service provider industry is undergoing, where technologies like network functions virtualization (NFV) and the Internet of Things (IoT) are creating new market capabilities largely from existing technologies.