Transportation is one of the biggest industries in the world, and recent technological developments have the potential to disrupt transportation at every level. Self-driving cars and drones are gaining ground, while some future technologies - like the Hyperloop - could fundamentally change the transport of physical goods and people. The Future of Transportation course takes an in-depth look at the transportation industry, recent technological impacts on the industry, and establishes a vision of what the Future of Transportation might look like.
New laws and regulations could be required to deal with innovations and changes in transportation.
Accounting and tax professionals need to be aware that transportation innovations could lead to major changes in the fundamental tax treatment of vehicles, jobs, and fuel.
Innovations in the transportation industry present tremendous opportunities, but also tremendous risks to the economy, to society, and to investment portfolios.
The Future of Transportation for national security will necessitate an increasing prioritization of agility. Automated vehicles and other automated augmentation will also become increasingly critical for both the tooth and the tail.
The future of cities, the future of supply chain, and the future of many business operations will be dictated by what happens with the Future of Transportation. Having a vision for the Future of Transportation will be critical to supporting consulting client engagements and being a trusted thought partner.
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