The Rise of Quantum Computing

Accelerating technological breakthroughs, increasing investment flows, start-up proliferation, and promises of capable quantum systems by 2030 signal it’s time for business leaders to begin planning their quantum-computing strategies.

Five lessons from AI on closing quantum’s talent gap—before it’s too late

December 1, 2022 – To ensure organizations have access to the quantum computing talent they need when they need it, leaders will have to upskill workers and create pathways for new talent, just as they did for AI.
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From basic research to market: Why the recent Nobel Prize in physics matters

– Businesses must prepare now for enormous new opportunities—and risks—as quantum technology approaches commercial viability.

Quantum computing funding remains strong, but talent gap raises concern

– Our latest Quantum Technology Monitor shows industry interest remains strong, China is upping its game, and talent shortages require... attention.

Quantum computing use cases are getting real—what you need to know

– A burgeoning quantum-computing ecosystem and emerging business use cases promise to create significant value for industries—if... executives prepare now.
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Industry perspectives


Pursuing quantum in pharma with purpose: An interview with Boehringer Ingelheim’s CTO

– Clemens Utschig-Utschig discusses how his company is exploring quantum computing for its potential to propel next-generation drug... discovery.

Pharma’s digital Rx: Quantum computing in drug research and development

– Quantum computing’s ability to simulate larger, more complex molecules could be game changing. Pharmaceutical companies... should reflect on their strategic stance to this promising new technology now.

How quantum computing could change financial services

– Fully scaled quantum technology is still a way off, but some banks are already thinking ahead to the potential value.

Will quantum computing drive the automotive future?

– As quantum computing comes closer to reality, automotive players are exploring its potential.

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How quantum computing can help tackle global warming

– Quantum computing has the potential to drive the major breakthroughs needed to help solve the climate crisis. A pioneer in the... field discusses how his company is seeking to harness this technology for large-scale climate-change mitigation.

Quantum computing just might save the planet

– Exponentially more powerful machines could make possible major reductions in emissions, putting the goal of limiting global warming... within reach.

When—and how—to prepare for post-quantum cryptography

– While quantum computers may not be able to crack conventional encryption protocols until 2030, many cybersecurity and risk managers... should evaluate their options now.

Shaping the long race in quantum communication and quantum sensing

– While quantum computing is making headlines, two related technologies—quantum sensing and quantum communication—could... reach the market earlier and potentially transform multiple industries.

A quantum wake-up call for European CEOs

– Quantum computing could significantly reshape key industries in Europe. The region’s executives and entrepreneurs should... act now to harness its potential.
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Separating the wheat from the chaff: Quantum technology in an era of hype

– Investors can cut through the noise by understanding which technologies are likely to be viable in the short term.
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The path forward for quantum computing

– Since 2000, quantum computing has been a huge focus for tech companies. Today, the race is on to deliver the first quantum computer... to the market.
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The current state of quantum computing: Between hype and revolution

– Current research indicates that quantum computing is on the... verge of fulfilling its potential.
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Quantum computing is coming: How can your company prepare?

– Quantum computing is still in its infancy, but its potential for solving business problems is significant. Companies can take... three steps now to prepare for it.
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A game plan for quantum computing

– Thanks to technology advances, some companies may reap real gains from quantum computing within five years. What should you do... to prepare for this next big wave in computers?

The next big thing? Quantum computing’s potential impact on chemicals

– The chemical industry is poised to be an early beneficiary of the vastly expanded modeling and computational capabilities of quantum... computing. Companies must act now to capture the benefits.