Emerging Technology

Harmonising man and machine

Future-proof your business. Learn which technologies can help you disrupt your industry and help you create your own niche.
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Emerging Tech

Smarter algorithms, masses of data, and huge computing power are converging—and challenging our fundamental business assumptions. Are you sure that no machine could ever do your job? Is your industry resisting or embracing automation? And how will you navigate increased regulation?

The 'man or machine’ conundrum is set to dominate corporate debate. Successful companies will be those that get the best from both: melding the quantitative power of machines with qualitative human skills in seamless, self-reinforcing harmony.

Ultimately, technology should not be about the wow factor, but about outcomes. Our experts can help you understand which technologies make sense in your industry and, most importantly, how to implement them.

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Expertise and experience

Our FT journalists are close to the source. They know the facts before they become news. Our 500+ educators come from the world’s top business schools and have wide experience in helping business to innovate. Working together, they will challenge mindsets and help your business move forward.

Anindya Ghose

Widely considered the leading global expert on the mobile economy, Anindya Ghose focuses his work on economic issues and consumer behavior as it relates to the internet, mobile, digital marketing, big data and business analytics. He has researched and written, taught and spoken about the digital transformation of business and society for almost 15 years.

Peter Hinssen

A serial entrepreneur, advisor, keynote speaker and author, Peter Hinssen is one of the most sought-after thought leaders on radical innovation, leadership and the impact on society and business of all things digital. He helps organisations become fluid, innovate and thrive in 'the day after tomorrow'.

Luis Ángel Ullivarri Royuela

Associate professor in the area of technology and operations, Luis Angel Ullivarri is an industrial engineer and has worked as engineer and director of operations in the commercial sector, including companies such as Equifax and Datacentric. He is an expert in emerging technologies, such as blockchain and its effect on business and human resources.

Ed Fernández

A veteran of the mobile industry, Ed Fernández is an early-stage and start-up venture capital practitioner, technology investor, adviser and entrepreneur. He has held executive positions at Nokia and BlackBerry, driving the adoption of smartphones in Europe and Latin America.

Maija Palmer

A journalist at the FT for 15 years, Maija has won two awards as technology correspondent. She has spent the last two years building up the FT's social media presence, including taking the Facebook page from 500,000 followers to more than 2.5m, growing the Twitter audience by more than 1m, and creating rapidly growing presences on Instagram, Pinterest, Periscope and other platforms. She has continued writing articles and presenting videos for the FT, including a monthly column for the Connected Business section.
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