Deep Shift: Technology Tipping Points and Societal Impact

Artificial Intelligence , Digital Transformation , Internet of Things , Report , Robotics , Rudy de Waele , Technology

Digital connectivity enabled by the software technologies is changing the society fundamentally. The scale of the impact and the speed of the changes taking place have made the shift so different from any other industrial revolutions in human history.

The World Economic Forum‘s Global Agenda Council on the Future of Software and Society conducted a survey of 800 executives to fully capture when would these game-changing technology breaking into the public domain to a significant degree, and the implication of these shifts to individual, organisations, government and society.

Some of the Technology tipping points expected to occur by 2025 according the survey:

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It is clear through navigating the 21 dazzling technology shifts that the world will function quite differently 10 to 15 years from now. This is a must read report  providing some key insights to consider and trigger more broad discussion around the impact of technology, and how can to be better prepared for the changes to come.

Download the complete report.

 

And some related media materials courtesy of Gerd Leonhard:

A collection of Gerd Leonhard's key messages: what the immediate future hold for us?

A collection of Gerd Leonhard's key messages: what the immediate future hold for us?

A collection of Gerd Leonhard's key messages: what the immediate future hold for us?

Understanding exponentiality in a digital society: Futurist Speaker Gerd Leonhard explains – YouTube.

Posted by Rudy de Waele aka @mtrends / shift2020.com

(cover image by WEF)

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