Read David Walsh’s Piece in ” The Adaptive Advantage”
A guide for individuals and organizations navigating the complex and ambiguous Future of Work
Foreword by New York Times columnist and best-selling author Thomas L. Friedman
Technology is changing work as we know it. Cultural norms are undergoing tectonic shifts. A global pandemic proves that we are inextricably connected whether we choose to be or not. So much change, so quickly, is disorienting.
Many analyst firms in 2019 have forecast continuing growth in a market that didn’t exist a decade ago, the “WebRTC” market. WebRTC, or web-based real time communications (voice, video, data, unified communications, unified collaboration and more) started as an industry initiative in 2010. Some are predicting a $55 Billion market by 2026.
We’re facing serious challenges as a planet and a society as we head into the third decade of the 21st Century. My wife and I have three amazing grown children and one grandchild, and the generational view continues to broaden and lengthen as we consider the future.
We’re in the exabyte era, where the Exchange of Everything meets the Exchange for everything, where the data generated by humans, machines and pervasive systems will eclipse in a single day what we saw in 2000.
With new technologies that enable edge compute combined with cloud compute, with the advent of 5G, and with the success of network virtualization enabling us to move to network cloudification, we are ready to take superfast, super-secure and super-efficient Extranets to an entirely new level. Industry-sponsored Extranets will change the way networks services, from the first to last millimeter, are designed and funded.