McKinsey Global Institute has produced a major report into 12 ‘disruptive’ technologies that will change the world. This link takes you to alternative downloads about this – a podcast, executive summary, full report, and even a book.
The 12 technologies are:
- 3D printing.*
- The internet of things i.e. digital devices ‘talking’ to and reacting to each other.*
- Mobile internet.
- Automation of knowledge work.
- Cloud technology.*
- Advanced robotics.*
- Autonomous or near autonomous vehicles.
- Next generation genomics.
- Energy storage.
- Advanced oil and gas exploration and recovery.
- Renewable energy.*
- Advanced materials.*
* These are topics we have blogged about in the last few months – unaware of the MGI report until now.