Perfect storm? Try this: Up to 40% of today's workforce will retire in the next 10 years. Data volumes are growing by about 40% each year. And the connection of tens of billions of devices to the internet is about to push data volumes to unprecedented levels. In his most recent LinkedIn Influencer blog post, Mark Hurd taps these three factors as CEOs' biggest challenge for 2014 and beyond. Unless company leaders can "get out in front of these disruptive forces and exploit them to create new and higher-value products and services, smarter and more-capable workforces, and more-intimate engagements with customers," they're about to enter a downward spiral. Read this fascinating post, and make sure to follow Mark Hurd on LinkedIn to take advantage of his valuable insights!