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New Business Opportunities Will Arise When Technology Redefines Jobs, Companies, Industries and Economies

Published: 29 June 2016

ID: G00294649

Analyst(s): Ken McGee


CIOs should brief senior executives on the business opportunities to pursue and the business challenges to deflect when technology redefines how we classify labor, companies, industries and economies.

Table Of Contents


  • Introduction
  • A Brief History of Classification Systems
  • 1. Cost Savings When Technology Changes How We View Jobs and Occupations
  • 2. Future Business Implications for When Technology Changes How Companies/Industries Are Classified
  • 3. Career Development as Technology Establishes Knowledge Sectors Within National Economies

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