Preparing for Quantum Computing

April 21, 2020 | State of the Market Report

Quantum computers promise to solve certain problems that are not addressable even by today's high-performance computers. Previously inaccessible advantages in new product development and operational improvements are being targeted through applications like quantum chemical simulation and optimizing vehicle routes for fleets. Although quantum computers are not yet advanced enough to provide advantages for business applications, the past few years have shown the area's innovation activity growing rapidly. To prepare organizations for this emerging technology, we answer why quantum computing is valuable, when it will be ready, and how interested organizations should engage.


  • Chemicals
  • Government

Table of Contents

  • Title page
  • Introduction
  • Understanding the technology
  • Technology and market readiness
  • Getting ready for the age of quantum computing
  • Outlook

Lead Analyst

Lewie Roberts
Senior Research Associate


Katrina Westerhof

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