Executive Report

The Beginning of the End of Growth

Posted September 12, 2013 in Business Technology & Digital Transformation Strategies, Data Analytics & Digital Technologies

Assertion 198

The information revolution of the past decade or two will do little to improve anemic global economic growth. Several factors are converging that will frustrate the technocentric optimists, including automation improvements that enable companies to do more with less people, massive global demographic shifts as the world ages and as population rates begin to slow, and, perhaps most important, IT innovations that might be benefiting the most highly capable among us and leaving behind those less so.

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Vince Kellen
Vince Kellen is a Fellow of Cutter's Business Technology & Digital Transformation Strategies and Data Analytics & Digital Technologies practices, a member of the Cutter Business Technology Council, a member of Arthur D. Little's AMP open consulting network, and a Summit speaker. He is currently CIO at the University of California San Diego (UCSD), a member of UCSD’s Chancellor's Cabinet, and Vice Chancellor and CFO of the UCSD senior… Read More
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