Managers must scan the external environment as part of the planning process. Technology is an important element in the external environment. In the attached report, Dell Research predicts that ten technological events will take place in the next five years. These technologies will be major catalysts for organizations to transform the performance, cost, and agility of their technology infrastructure to meet current and future needs.
Explain how disruptive technology trends and inflection points have potential to affect businesses in a significant way.