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Three Technologies That Will Change the World By @IanKhanLive [#Cloud]

Revolutionary in nature, these technologies have not reached their pinnacle yet but are growing quite significantly

Three technologies that will change the face of the world are realistic, present and growing. Revolutionary in nature, these technologies have not reached their pinnacle yet but are growing quite significantly.

3. Cloud-Powered Solutions
Predicted to become a $200 billion industry by 2020, the cloud is now reaching a stable stage of growth. As a cloud advocate I work within the industry and can comfortably say that everything about the cloud is growing at a significant pace. This includes smaller verticals and specializations within the cloud, not to mention Business Intelligence, analytics, and other cloud-powered platforms and services

2. 3D Printing
3D Printing has picked up the pace in the last few years. It has now also been used in space. Recently it seems that the astronauts in space needed a wrench but didn't have it. Instead they chose to print it on a 3D printer they have on board with drawings sent from NASA. In New York we also have the first 3D printing store open up recently, where you can 3D print anything you can imagine. 3D printing is revolutionary in nature and is going to have applications in multiple disciplines such as medicine, manufacturing, and consumer goods.

1. Live Translation
With at least two of the big tech leaders, Google and Microsoft, fast at each other's heels in creating a Live translation tool, this is going to be a revolutionary technology that breaks down all the barriers of communication. Microsoft acquired Skype and started building a Live translation tool that could work on Skype calls. In fact Microsoft has since showcased the technology a few times showing what it is capable of doing. Google on the other hand has incorporated a Live translation tool into its translation app, which so far seems to have some every interesting results. This includes a solution and apps that work in translating text, words and more. The next frontier would be to have the technology work seamlessly, live on multiple platforms that include mobile. Imagine - a world without language borders.

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CNN Futurist, Forbes Contributor, Author, 3 Time TEDx Speaker and Technology Futurist, over the last 20 years Ian Khan has had the privilege to serve the needs of over 5000 organizations by fueling their growth through technology solutions. He has helped a diverse set of businesses ranging from Technology Companies, Oil Companies, Power Generation & Renewables Operators, Microsoft Ecosystem Partners, SAP Customers and Partners, Healthcare Providers, Manufacturers, Facility Operators, Startups, Educational Institutions, Nonprofits & associations and more. Ian’s experiences with these organizations led him to a unique position of being able to identify the common challenges of growth for all these organizations. The bottom line as he found out, is that we all are hungry for success and want to grow and make a difference. Where we fall short is by failing to understand our environment and taking the right action within that environment. After 20 years serving the needs of the industry Ian’s natural pivot was to answer his calling and help organizations at a broader level understand what tomorrow brings. His work and study of all these organizations brought forward very unique perspectives that he now share through his work. Today, hands down, we live in the great time for humanity. Technology is a great thing, but it also has its victims. Many organizations of tomorrow will fail under the pressure of a fast changing world, much of which is fueled and driven by technology. Ian’s mission is to help organizations avoid that pitfall, and propel themselves into success in today’s era and go from digital disruption to digital transformation in the fastest and most sustainable way. This is the only way, according to him, we can together create limitless value, create solutions that are faced by us locally as well as by others around the globe, and make the world a happier place. Today Ian’s work spans working with people by delivering keynotes, consulting and by promoting his 7 –Axioms methodology through his book and workshops. He is also working on an ambitious project of releasing a documentary in spring of 2018 called Industry 4.0. Industry 4.0 will capture the thoughts and insights of some of the world’s leading thinkers and help us understand the 4th Industrial Revolution, Its Impact, and how we can all be have an opportunity to be part of the emerging future and make the right choices. For more information please visit www.iankhan.com

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