Guest Marc Hallquist of Virtual Information Executives discusses the adoption process of emerging technologies. Using the Gartner Hype Cycle Chart as a basis for discussion, CLOUSER and guest work thru the five stages included in the chart. Hallquist explains impact on businesses from early adoption by some, and possible disruption that may be caused by these technologies.  Artificial intelligence, virtual reality, and blockchain are a few of the technologies discussed. Hear guest share what  management should be acting upon and being aware of as these technologies progress across the curve.

Thanks to Gartner for their research and the use of their chart for discussion.