Author: John Naisbitt ©1994 Zach Allard CS 408-02 12/4/2012 How the growing global economy has forced large companies to split into smaller sub-companies. A telecommunications revolution needed to take place before a global economy could exist. Telecommunications include phones, televisions, computers, consumer electronics. The Telecommunication Revolution: Four ideas needed to be realized to go global: ▪ 1. Technologies would blend together. (phones/television/computers hybrids) ▪ 2. Strategic alliances between cable, phone, and internet providing companies. (Allows access to information fast and easily) ▪ 3. A need for a global network. (being able connect with any one anywhere in real- time) ▪ 4. Everyone will have a telecomputer. (a device to send and receive voice, data, image and video) Maps out the revolution of telephones into smart phones and the beginning of global connectivity.