From approximately 17701st industrial revolution
New technologies New infrastructuresWrought iron. Canals and waterways.Machinery. Water power.Mechanized cotton Turnpike roads.industry. Factories.
From approximately 18302nd industrial revolution
New technologies New infrastructuresSteam engines and Railways.machinery. Universal postal service.Steam power for many Telegraph.industries. Ports.Railway construction. Depots.Iron and coal mining. Worldwide depot ships.Rolling stock production.
From approximately 18753rd industrial revolution
New technologies New infrastructuresCheap steel. Worldwide shipping inFull development of steam rapid steel steamships.engine for steel ships. Transcontinental railways.Heavy chemistry and civil Great bridges and tunnels.engineering. Worldwide telegraph.Electrical equipment Telephone.industry. Electrical networks.Copper and cables.Canned and bottled food.Paper and packaging.
In 1890, the average manufacturing company inthe ”developed world” had about 4 employeesSourceGary Hamel. http://youtu.be/aodjgkv65MM
From approximately 19084th industrial revolution
New technologies New infrastructuresInternal combustion Networks of roads, ports,engines. and airports.Mass produced cars using Networks of oil wells.assembly line technology. Universal electricity.Cheap oil. Worldwide analogPetrochemicals. telecommunications.Home electricalappliances.Motion picture andtelevision.Refrigerated and frozenfoods.Penicillin.Management tools.
In 1915, Ford Motor Company was making more than 500,000 cars per yearSourceGary Hamel. http://youtu.be/aodjgkv65MM
Penicillin antibiotics are the first drugs that were effective against many previously serious diseases such as syphilis and infections caused by staphylococci and streptococci.Sourceshttp://annals.org/article.aspx?articleid=741794http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/PenicillinFlorey (pictured), Fleming and Chain shared a Nobel Prize in 1945 for theirwork on penicillin.
More or less all tools for modern managementused today were invented before 1920SourceGary Hamel. http://youtu.be/aodjgkv65MM
From approximately 19705th industrial revolution
New technologies New infrastructuresTelecommunications. World digitalCheap microelectronics. telecommunications.Computers. Internet.Computer software. Electricity networks.Control instruments. High speed physicalComputer aided transport links.biotechnology.
From approximately 20036th industrial revolution
New technologies New infrastructuresMobile electronic devices Enhanced electricitysuch as smartphones. transmission capabilities.Social media. Decentralization of powerOther cloud based generation.software. Connection of electricityRenewable energy and transportation energytechnologies – including infrastructures.solar, wind, and Gene data banks.geothermal energy.Energy efficiency.Energy storagetechnologies.Electric vehicles.3D printers.
Global fixed telephone lines vs. mobile subscriptionsSourcehttp://www.scribd.com/doc/95259089/KPCB-Internet-Trends-2012
Computerized glasses from Microsoft and GoogleSourcehttp://www.businessinsider.com/the-end-of-the-smartphone-era-is-coming-2012-11
3DTouch 3D printerSourcehttp://blog.makezine.com/magazine/make-ultimate-guide-to-3d-printing/ultimate-3d-printer-buyers-guide/