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The Disruptive Era of Smart Machines Is Upon Us

Published: 30 September 2013

ID: G00257743

Analyst(s): Tom Austin

Summary

The smart machine era will be the most disruptive in the history of IT. New systems that begin to fulfill some of the earliest visions for what information technologies might accomplish — doing what we thought only people could do and machines could not —are now finally emerging.

Table Of Contents

Analysis

  • Introduction to Smart Machines
    • Different Types of Smart Machines
    • Examples of Smart Machines
    • The Impact of Smart Machines — Why Should You Care?
    • Other Terms, Approaches and Distractions
    • Act Now

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