The buzz: “I refuse to be intimidated by reality anymore. What is reality? Nothing but a collective hunch” (Lily Tomlin). Welcome to the Digital Era, where new technology terminology, hype and interpretations bombard us daily at work and at home. What do IoT, ML, Big Data, and Blockchain really mean? How will they impact your organization, customers, business partners, and lifestyle? The experts speak. Tom Raftery, SAP: “When wireless is perfectly applied the whole earth will be converted into a huge brain…” (N. Tesla). Dion Hinchcliffe, Constellation Research: “We must let go of the life we have planned, so as to accept the one that is waiting for us” (J. Campbell). Tamara McCleary, Thulium: “It's never too late to be what you might have been” (G. Eliot). Jim Harris, Management Consultant: “… the unreasonable [man] persists in trying to adapt the world to himself…all progress depends on the unreasonable man” (G.B. Shaw). Join us for The State of Innovation 2018: Fluff vs. Fact.