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The Innovation Ultimatum

Exam Questions: 60
Course Level: Basic
Pages: 276 | Content: 264, Supplemental: 12
NASBA Area of Study: Management Services
Not Acceptable for: Enrolled Agents
Version: 7900

New disruptive technologies including artificial intelligence, blockchain, the internet of Things, autonomous machines, virtual reality, and 5G communication present significant opportunity for businesses in every industry. This course will help you understand these key technologies which are poised to reshape business in the next decade. It includes compelling examples of how businesses are already embracing new technologies to optimize operations, create new value, and serve their customers in new ways. You'll find it to be a great tool of inspiration for business leaders, board members, C-suite executives, and managers who need to prepare their business for the future. PLEASE NOTE: Not accepted for Enrolled Agents. All course material provided. No prerequisites. Course level: Basic.

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Table of Contents
  • PART I: SIX TECHNOLOGIES THAT WILL RESHAPE BUSINESS IN THE NEXT DECADE
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Sensors and the Internet of Things (IoT)
  • Autonomous Machines - Robots, Cobots, Drones, and Self-Driving Vehicles
  • Distributed Ledgers and Blockchains
  • Virtual, Augmented, and Mixed Reality
  • Connecting Everything and Everyone: 5G Networks and Satellite Constellations
  • PART II: KEY CONCEPTS TO HELP YOUR BUSINESS ADAPT AND THRIVE
  • Align Your Automation Strategy with Your Corporate Purpose
  • The Data Ultimatum: Data as Fuel for Business Innovation
  • The Future of Work: What to Expect and How to Make Yourself "Robot-Proof"
  • PART III: LESSONS FROM INDUSTRY, SECTOR BY SECTOR
  • Keeping Healthcare Healthy: What Every Business Can Learn from Healthcare Tech
  • Transforming Human Mobility: What Every Business Can Learn from Transport Tech
  • Surviving the Retail Apocalypse: What Every Business Can Learn from Retail Tech
  • Cheap, On-Time, Safe, and Genuine: What Every Business Needs to Know about Future Supply Chains
  • Smart Factories and Augmented Factory Workers: What Every Business Can Learn from Manufacturing Tech
  • Removing Chaos from Construction and Intermediaries from Transactions: What Every Business Can Learn from Real Estate Tech
  • Preparing Our Population for the Post-Automation Economy: Lessons for the Future of Education
  • Embracing Technology in the Service of People: Strategies Lie at the Intersection of Possibility and Purpose
Objectives
  • To recall the various forms of artificial intelligence and its many uses
  • To identify the critical components of the Internet of Things (IoT)
  • To identify the benefits, as well as drawbacks, of autonomous vehicles
  • To identify the potential uses for Blockchains
  • To recall the components of the reality spectrum
  • To identify the main components of 5G networks
  • To recall the hierarchy of business goals for automation projects
  • To identify the final step of the value hierarchy
  • To recall the skills necessary to become robot-proof
  • To identify technology's impact on disease prediction and surgery
  • To recall the potential benefits resulting from the use of autonomous vehicles
  • To recall the characteristics of a high-end shopping experience
  • To recognize the characteristics of the modern supply chain
  • To recall the primary reason for the loss of U.S. manufacturing jobs since 2000
  • To identify the ways in which technology will benefit the construction industry
  • To recall some of the drawbacks of today's educational system
  • To identify the technology that will reshape every business in the 2020s

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