The overall impact of emerging technologies is increasing daily. A recent survey determined that 59 percent of professionals stated that one or more emerging technologies are causing their organizations to reexamine their strategy. When asked if their organizations were planning on using emerging technologies to gain or retain your strategic competitive advantage, only about 50 percent said yes. Over half of the professionals went on to state they were finding it difficult to keep up with emerging technologies given the pace of their evolution and advancement. Additionally, 53 percent of professionals expressed concern about the direct impact emerging technologies are and will have on them. This clearly paints a vivid picture of the current impact emerging technologies are having. As professionals, we must all immediately take steps to prepare for this unprecedented period of technological advancement.