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Tech Stuff that Will Rock Your World

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Really capable robots, machines that think like people, intelligent sensors that monitor and report on everything and information that's truly at your fingertips: These are just some of the revolutionary technologies that will change our world within the next few years. And those changes will happen in the context of a new market in which customers are completely in control.

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Tech Stuff that Will Rock Your World

  1. 1. Tech Stuff That Will Rock Your World PAUL GILLIN SPEAKER, AUTHOR, JOURNALIST PAUL@GILLIN.COM @PGILLIN
  2. 2. “40% of the companies in this room won't exist in a meaningful way in 10 years unless they change dramatically.” --Cisco CEO John Chambers to a Wall Street Journal conference, Feb., 2015
  3. 3. Customers in Control
  4. 4. 0% 20% 40% 60% 80% 100% Paid product placements Print/TV ads Billboards Emails I describe to Media articles Branded websites Consumer opinions posted online Recommendations from people I know Most Trusted Sources of Buying Advice Trust completely or somewhat Don't trust much at all Source: Crowdtap, 2012
  5. 5. TripAdvisor averages 340 million monthly visitors, hosts more than 225 million reviews and operates in 45 countries. Yelp had 142 million monthly unique visitors in the first quarter of 2015. It hosts 77 million customer reviews
  6. 6. March 6, 2012 March 5, 2012
  7. 7. The Ballad of Lean, Finely Textured Beef 3/7/12 ABC World News features a segment on "pink slime" 3/14/12 Congresswoman Chellie Pingree and 41 Congress members ask U.S. Agriculture Secretary to stop using LFTB in the school lunch program. 3/21/12 Safeway, Albertsons, Shop 'n Save, Farm Fresh, Kroger, and Food Lion say they will drop LFTB products. 3/25/12 Beef Products, Inc. suspends operations in three states and idles 650 employees 4/3/12 Blaming the "pink slime" backlash, ground beef processor AFA Foods files for bankruptcy.
  8. 8. Competing with Data
  9. 9. Workforce Automation
  10. 10. “Things looked bleak for the Angels when they trailed by two runs in the ninth inning, but Los Angeles recovered thanks to a key single from Vladimir Guerrero to pull out a 7-6 victory over the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park on Sunday” “Kitty couldn’t fall asleep for a long time. Her nerves were strained as two tight strings, and even a glass of hot wine, that Vronsky made her drink, did not help her. Lying in bed she kept going over and over that monstrous scene at the meadow.”
  11. 11. I asked [Narrative Science CTO] Kristian Hammond what percentage of news would be written by computers in 15 years. ‘More than 90 percent.’” --Steven Levy, Wired, 4/24/12
  12. 12. Intersection Points PAUL GILLIN SPEAKER, AUTHOR, JOURNALIST PAUL@GILLIN.COM @PGILLIN

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