Communications of the Association for Information Systems


Over the past decade, the world has been swimming in an ocean of technology, which has opened the doors for many opportunities as industrial boundaries continue to change. “Blue oceans” have opened their waters for new industries such as social networking, smart technology, mobility, and big data. Looking forward, new trends such as the Internet of things (IoT) and technology advancements towards 5G mobile technology are paving the way for new markets and industries along with further advancements in big data. A panel discussion consisting of industry leaders and researchers addressed these topics and the emerging technologies that are changing the world.