Special Report: Emerging Technologies

May 2019

AI, autonomous technology, IoT, and blockchain are some of the emerging technologies that have been at the top of every top technology trends list in 2019. According to Gartner, AI alone will be in almost every new software product by next year. And Oracle CEO Mark Hurd says by 2020, more than 50% of enterprise data will be managed autonomously.

With a focus on technologies of the future, the new issue of Profit magazine highlights companies and executives that are embracing emerging technologies successfully. Read on to glean their insights and advice.

Future Focused
Startups and enterprises innovating with tomorrow’s technologies take center stage at Oracle OpenWorld Europe.

It’s All Rocket Science
Analytical Graphics, Inc. (AGI) uses Oracle technology to prevent dangerous and costly outer space collisions.

The Big Questions
Oracle CEO Mark Hurd discusses the US economy, global competition, and the importance of education.

Question Everything
Mike Walsh talks about how future success demands disruptive thinking.

Zero-Waste Innovation
Recology meets ambitious sustainability goals with Oracle’s JD Edwards solutions.

Worth Their Salt
Insights from JD Edwards solutions and IoT help Refinaria Nacional de Sal thrive in the Brazilian salt industry.

The Driverless Car Is Closer Than You Think—And I Can’t Wait
Despite considerable public skepticism, safe driverless vehicles really are close at hand.

Can Machine Learning and AI Head Off Heart Attacks and Strokes?
New tools are only beginning to be applied in healthcare, and such a widespread effort will take planning, coordination, and education.

Smart Cities Improve Resident Experience, Monetize Digital Services
As municipalities worldwide deploy a range of digital services in their quest to become “smart cities,” they need the capability to offer flexible pricing models—and ultimately generate profitable revenues.