McKinsey does a good job of explaining, in a non-technical way, why these technologies will be important. Provides a sketch in oil and gas of how they can be used to produce value. The time line of a decade is a reasonable forecast to universal use. Of course it will vary, and unexpected new things will emerge, some will be re-named, embedded and combined, but none of these things will be unimportant ten years from now.
Mckinsey: Five Technologies for the next ten years
Over the next decade, mobile, the Internet of Things, machine learning, robotics, and blockchain technologies will change a great deal about how the oil and gas industry works. ... "