CABA Information Series
(IS-2014-71) Disruptive technologies: Advances that will transform life, business, and the global economy
In this report, the McKinsey Global Institute (MGI) assesses the potential reach and scope, as well as the potential economic impact and disruption, of major rapidly advancing technology areas. Through extensive research, they sort through the noise to identify 12 technology areas with the potential for massive impact on how people live and work, and on industries and economies. They also attempt to quantify the potential economic impact of each technology across a set of promising applications in 2025.