Journey 2020

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Navigate through Journey 2020 by clicking on the four sources of digital disruption and explore 19 emerging and evolving research topic areas that we expect to play a major role in business in the Digital Shockwaves context.

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Business Models

Business Model disruptions are arising through new sources of business value and partnership, driven by data and connectivity. Discover how companies are taking advantage of digital technologies to find new markets, business models and revenue streams.

Evolving Challenges

Evolving Challenges are those areas which present familiar challenges, but need to be addressed differently as a result of emerging new influences.

Ways of working

Ways of Working are being disrupted through changes in business processes and the evolution of the very nature of work. We look ahead at how people will collaborate with people, machines and virtual beings in entirely new ways.

Disruptive technologies

Disruptive Technologies explores how certain technologies may create notable societal and economic disruptions.

Journey 2020

Digital Shockwaves in Business


Welcome to Journey 2020, our vision of the evolving world of business, society and technology that we hope will stimulate and challenge your thinking about the forces that will shape business during the next few years.

Thierry Breton – Chairman and CEO, Atos


The story behind the

Digital Shockwaves in Business


Digital Shockwaves are generated by a number of sources of technology linked disruption. Their propagation through B2B interactions will be significant by 2020…

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the Digital Shockwaves?


Assess now the impact of the Digital Shockwaves on your business during your journey towards 2020…

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The four areas of Disruption

These emerging and evolving research topics will play a major role in business in the Digital Shockwaves context.

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Protecting core assets in a post quantum world

In the first of my three-part series on securing the post quantum world, I considered what...

June 14, 2017

Looking beyond the buzz of Blockchain

There has been a lot of hype about Blockchain over the past few years but how much is actually...

June 9, 2017