Manufacturing, packaging and distribution may be prime areas for disruptive change in the 2016-2030 time frame. That view comes from Rich Karlgaard who spoke at FPA’s Fall Executive Conference in early October. Karlgaard is the Publisher at Forbes and a global futurist.
Digital disruption will transform everything, Karlgaard says. Exploding computing capacity will give us the sub-$100 smart phone around the world. The connectivity that results will impact business as more and more organizations are run on software. Significant results for businesses include: