The Digital Matrix

In the next five years, the healthcare, agriculture, fashion, energy and automotive industries and others will be transformed in much the same way that way Uber has upended the taxi industry, and Airbnb has made hotels irrelevant for millions of travelers.

Most CEOs in these arenas have no clue how to respond to the opportunities and threats that now confront them. How might a Detroit automaker take the lead in robot cars? How might a fashion company reposition with wearable technology? How might the availability of real-time personal data change the way insurance companies and healt... keep reading


Vaporized

Media industries took the first blows dealt by the rise of digital technology. One by one, once-tangible goods such as music CDs and video DVDs were “vaporized”, replaced by pixels and bytes of data. With them went their recording and playback equipment, as cameras, personal stereos, game consoles and even televisions were collapsed into tiny handheld devices still quaintly referred to as “... keep reading