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Emerging Technologies in Business: Getting Started

This guide will highlight resources to help you learn about and keep current on emerging technologies in the business world.

This guide is designed to help you learn about and keep current on emerging technologies in business. Each tab (page) covers a different technology. The left side of each page provides you with tools and search strategy ideas for discovering up-to-date content on these topics from the Libraries' collections. The right side of each page presents a small selection of readings and videos covering the topic. 

We envision this guide to be useful for students to use in learning about and researching these technologies and for faculty to use in selecting related content to use in courses. As always, if we can be of assistance, please contact us.

PwC's Essential Eight Technologies

The structure of this guide relies heavily on PriceWaterhouseCoopers (PwC) "Essential Eight Technologies", which they suggest comprise:

The Essential Eight Technologies

Gartner Reports of Interest

Check Consulting Firm Websites for Reports & White Papers

The top business consulting firms often publish articles, reports, and white papers on business technology topics; to find them, use this aggregated search to find such documents on your topic.

This Google custom search is scouring the websites of Deloitte, Ernst & Young, KPMG, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Accenture, Bain & Company, Booz Allen Hamilton, Boston Consulting Group, IBM Global Business Services, McKinsey & Company, and Rand.


Harvard Think Tank Search

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