McKinsey: Disruptive Technologies

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McKinsey: The $33 Trillion Technology Payoff

From Bits Blog NYT:

A new report from the McKinsey Global Institute, the research arm of the consulting firm, delivers a twist on the art form, and the difference is more than the timing. The 154-page report not only selects a dozen “disruptive” technologies from a candidate list of 100, but also measures their economic impact. By 2025, the 12 technologies — led by the mobile Internet, the automation of knowledge work, and the Internet of Things — have the potential to deliver economic value of up to $33 trillion a year worldwide, according to the McKinsey researchers. […]

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So, the sweet spot looks to be the application of advanced robotics to automate knowledge-work in the mobile Internet of things….