The Edge of Disruption: Ride the Wave of Digital Transformation

Author:   Sally Eaves
Publisher:   Kogan Page Ltd
ISBN:  

9780749482886


Pages:   240
Publication Date:   03 June 2019
Format:   Paperback
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The Edge of Disruption: Ride the Wave of Digital Transformation


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A wave of technological disruption is coming: The Edge of Disruption gives you the power to ride this wave. The book is filled with fascinating insights into critical innovations including blockchain, FinTech, the internet of things, sensors, the smart society, artificial intelligence, machine learning, virtual reality, augmented reality, driverless vehicles, drones and autonomous robotics. These are fully explained and illustrated through global case studies, hands-on exercises, charts and visuals, giving you everything you need to develop a practical, real-world understanding of technology to make yourself future proof. Exclusive interviews give you insights from innovative companies including the Tour de France, Huawei, MIT, IBM Watson, Waymo, 9Spokes, Farillio and Humaniq. The Edge of Disruption asks provocative questions surrounding privacy, data ownership and security and the increasing convergence between human and machine. Look past the hype and the fear mongering to develop a true understanding of these technologies and work out how to stay ahead.

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Author:   Sally Eaves
Publisher:   Kogan Page Ltd
Imprint:   Kogan Page Ltd
ISBN:  

9780749482886


ISBN 10:   0749482885
Pages:   240
Publication Date:   03 June 2019
Audience:   College/higher education ,  Professional and scholarly ,  General/trade ,  Tertiary & Higher Education ,  Professional & Vocational
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Availability:   In Print   Availability explained
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Table of Contents

Chapter - 00: Introduction; Chapter - 01: The history of disruption and the 4th industrial revolution; Chapter - 02: Sensors and smart society; Chapter - 03: Communication technologies - The internet of things and web 2.0; Chapter - 04: Calculation technologies - Big data, AI, machine learning and algorithmic technologies; Chapter - 05: Action technologies - Robotics, 3D printing, drones and driverless vehicles; Chapter - 06: Transaction technologies - FinTech, blockchain and cryptocurrencies; Chapter - 07: Cyborgs - Human/Machine fusion, microchips and mixed reality technologies; Chapter - 08: Implications and conclusions - The next wave of disruption

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Sally Eaves is a chief technology officer, practising professor of fintech and global strategic advisor consulting on the application of disruptive technologies. Globally recognised as a thought leader in the field she has won multiple awards, is an international keynote speaker and an accomplished author. Sally has a passion for advancing technology as a force for good and is also a STEM leader, mentor and co-founder of Aspirational Futures that seeks to help guide and support the next generation of technology talent.

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