13 Disruptive Technologies Impacting Our Daily Lives

Living in the 4th industrial revolution sets forth that we have to embrace disruptive technologies that are enablers for digital transformations. It’s imperative to understand how those technologies change our daily lives, the way we work and play.

Get up to speed what digital transformation really means, high-level understanding of 13 disruptive technologies and 2 bonus sections on user experience and digital empathy.


  • What is Digital Transformation?
  • Internet of Things ("IoT")
  • Digital Twins
  • Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning
  • Virtual and Augmented Reality
  • Robotics
  • Drones
  • Cloud Computing
  • Edge Computing
  • Blockchain
  • Big Data Analytics
  • 3D Printing
  • Nanobots
  • Smart Cities
  • Bonus: eXperience Level Agreements ("XLAs")
  • Bonus: Digital Empathy


Tim Herglotz holds a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree and is passionate about Digital Disruption and all aspects of Sales. He’s a writer, creative disruptor, and Deal Maker for Strategic Digital Outsourcing Deals.

He is married and the father of a son, Mex. Originally Dutch, he’s been living near Cologne (Germany) for more than 5 years. Tim is a true ambassador showing that coaching is one of the – if not the – most critical asset for enabling talent within organizations based upon Trust and Compassion.

In his spare time, he enjoys reading books and articles, jogging and combat sports.

Customers reviews

"This book is a great start to understand the basics of 13 disruptive technologies. Easy to read, and with two bonus sections, great value for money, thumbs up!"

Jan H.
"Overall, the book is practical, simple and relevant. For me, digital disruption is not something new, but this book was a refreshing, especially the foreword on Digital Transformation . Highly recommend this book to anyone how is interested in the digital era."
Jean T.
"Can't say enough great things about this book. Cover to cover this book has brought me value. Thanks Tim!"

Chris R.
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