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Disruptive technologies and the need for more in-depth analysis

In May 2013, McKinsey Global Institute issued a publication about the major technologies and 'next big things' that our interconnected, worldwide economy could expect. They identified, based on specific criteria, the 12 technologies that would make a significant difference (in our lives, in our economies, in our working habits). Mobile Internet Automation of Knowledge work The Internet of things Cloud Technology Advanced Robotics Autonomous vehicle Next generation genomics Energy storage 3D printing Advanced materials Advanced oil & gas exploration and recovery Renewable energy And, based on this selection, I believe that the daily life of the Chief Information Officer (Chief Innovation, CTO, the title does not really matters here) will be tremendously impacted by some of this. If we consider the evolution of