Future IT Trends Disruptive Technology

No matter the what a company’s goals are, creating a business plan that has been strategically thought out is imperative to see objectives through. Without a plan that details what steps will need to be taken in order to hit an organization’s target, there is no telling how or when goals will be met. Predicting how markets will react to changes in the business world in years to come should be a key factor in any business’s strategy. By incorporating these projected market trends, organization’s can be better equipped to handle the twists and turns that the future may bring. Understanding what lies ahead can be the difference between staying far ahead of the curve and barely staying afloat.

However, predicting future trends is not always cut and dry, as markets and industries often transform at a rapid pace without showing any indicators that change is coming. When this is the case, those organizations and individuals who were able to foresee change are likely the ones prepared to adjust and innovate. At Burrus Research, we believe that there is no better way to strategically plan for the future than to incorporate the future into the present. By taking into account trends that are guaranteed to happen, businesses can be ready for the demands that the future will hold.

These Hard Trends are a key factor in our CEO, Daniel Burrus’s, proven methodologies. Daniel is an expert in future trends and has been predicting which technologies will dramatically affect future markets for decades. By accurately identifying these cutting edge technologies, Mr. Burrus has given thousands of businesses, executives, and team leaders the tools necessary to use Hard Trends to accelerate growth. Through his powerful keynote speaking and invaluable strategic advisory services, Daniel has changed the course of corporations, big and small, across the globe.

As an IT trends futurist, Daniel is a leading technology forecaster. He is recognized as one of the top three business gurus in demand as a speaker, as his positive attitude and added humor give audiences a sense of relief while discussing a topic that tends to be uncertain. Because Burrus has designed a methodology that has consistently predicted technology driven change, Daniel will undoubtedly help any business innovate before their competition. By providing a competitive advantage to his clients through his knowledge and understanding of future markets, Mr. Burrus provides a platform for organizations to discover new opportunities first.

Employing Daniel’s tools allows companies to learn how to better prepare for customer needs, anticipate problems, and foresee disruptions within their markets. Businesses tend to fear the possibility of new, unsettling technology rather than leveraging the technology to create game changing strategies to revolutionize their industries. By predicting when and what disruptive technology will shake up their industry, organizations can harness the technology to benefit their business. Tapping into technological changes before they occur gives companies the power to better adapt to what the future will hold.

Understanding future trends is a dynamic tool in being able to accurately plan for what lies ahead. Creating a business strategy that places value on which technologies are going to shake up the markets in which an organization operates is important in order to stay ahead of competitors. Daniel Burrus has a knack for setting organizations up for long term success by providing insight on new opportunities and breakthrough innovations. There is no better time than the present to be prepared for the future and plan for the inevitable.

Watch the Reaction

Watch the reaction to Daniel Burrus’ Recent Keynote presentation.

Daniel Burrus has over three decades of being right about where things are going, which is evidenced by his long and diverse list of repeat clients. Daniel has worked with leaders from Fortune 500 companies, the Pentagon, and heads of State-delivering powerful insights and actionable strategies.

A ‘must-hear’ presentation.

Steven A. Ballmer, CEO, Microsoft

Your thoughts on how to create an opportunity for change through a customer focus is the excellence our team is striving for. The framework you provided on innovation, creativity and customer value will be instituted as a management practiceto enable the technology infrastructure group to take Wells Fargo to the next stage.

Victor Nichols, Wells Fargo

By applying Daniel Burrus’ principles to our business, in less than a year we have been able to double our revenues and increase the value of our company by a factor of four, and we feel the biggest impact is yet to come.

Arni Bellini, CEO, ConnectWise

Recent Work

Recent Work

When IBM launched IBM Global Business Services with their top 40 industry experts to plan a game‑changing future for IBM, the only outside resource they used was Daniel Burrus. (The meeting was a great success, and he has continued to work with IBM).

When Vodafone launched its Global Mobile Enterprise service to Fortune 200 companies, they chose Daniel Burrus to deliver the message to C-level Executives in multiple national events.

When Deloitte gathered leaders from China and SE Asia for a major forecasting event, they chose Daniel Burrus. (Based on the success of that event, Deloitte has changed their industry-forecasting model to incorporate Burrus’ Hard-Trend methodology.

A Master at Tailoring Presentations

A master at tailoring his presentations to the specific needs of your audience, Daniel is a futurist keynote speaker who identifies game-changing trends and strategies to help you:

  • Empower audiences to take positive action.
  • Separate the Hard Trends that will happen from the Soft Trends than might happen
  • Learn which current and emerging technologies will have the biggest impact on your industry.
  • Learn how to creatively apply these technologies to create strategic value and competitive advantage.
  • Anticipate Disruptions, Problems, Customer Needs and New Opportunities
  • Learn how to leverage the skills and talents within your organization in new ways.
  • Learn how to use new tools to change the rules of your industry with honesty and integrity.
  • Learn powerful personal strategies for shaping your future.
Daniel Burrus’ Speaking Accolades

Daniel Burrus’ Accolades

  • The New York Times named Daniel as one of the top three gurus in the highest demand as a speaker.
  • One of the Top 21 Speakers For the 21st Century by Successful Meetings Magazine.
  • He has been voted by his peers and clients as one of the Top Five Futurists and Technology Speakers every year since the award program started.
  • A member of the Professional Speakers Hall of Fame.
  • He has delivered over 2,700 keynote speeches on six continents to audiences from 25 to 12,000.