Paired with a barrage of potential threats, yet brimming with productive potential, technology plays an intimate role in the routines of today’s business workday. When well harnessed, it can unlock unforeseen competitive advantages.
Henry Ford once said, "I don't read history. That's in the past. I'm thinking of the future."
Ford, of course, was the Michigan-born engineer who developed a petrol-driven quadricycle into a small car; this proved the basis for the famous Model T motor car introduced in 1908. Just as Ford’s ingenuity forever transformed the auto industry, technology has been a driving force in business transformation for years.
As we look at the state of technology as it relates to business in 2019, Ford’s quote has a profound foreshadowing effect.