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The 7 Biggest Technology Trends In 2020 Everyone Must Get Ready For Now

We are amidst the 4th Industrial Revolution, and technology is evolving faster than ever. Companies and individuals that don’t keep up with some of the major tech trends run the risk of being left behind. Understanding the key trends will allow people and businesses to prepare and grasp the opportunities. As a business and technology futurist, it is my job to look ahead and identify the most important trends. In this article, I share with you the seven most imminent trends everyone should get ready for in 2020.

AI-as-a-service

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is one of the most transformative tech evolutions of our times. As I highlighted in my book ‘Artificial Intelligence in Practice’, most companies have started to explore how they can use AI to improve the customer experience and to streamline their business

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Worldwide Technology Trends 2020–Adoption/Investment Statistics and Economic Experiences for 15 Popular and 18 Future and Early Adopter Technologies – Computer Economics –


Technology Trends coverNew technologies come in and out of fashion as vendors push the next big application, solution, capability, or strategy. Only with time can IT executives know for certain which will have staying power and which will fall short of the initial hype.

The study examines adoption trends, current investment activity, and customer experience of 15 selected technologies, including eight that fall broadly into the category of business systems and seven that we categorize as infrastructure technologies.

Our current survey covers the following enterprise systems: ERP, CRM, e-commerce, supply chain management, human capital management, business and data analytics, enterprise asset management, and artificial intelligence.

We also analyze the following infrastructure technologies: software as a service (SaaS), infrastructure as a service (IaaS), mobile devices, mobile applications, the Internet of Things, robotic process automation (RPA), and security technology.

Finally, we look at 18 early adopter and future technologies to determine mindshare and

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Top 8 Technology Trends for 2020

Technology is now evolving at such a rapid pace that annual predictions of trends can seem out-of-date before they even go live as a published blog post or article. As technology evolves, it enables even faster change and progress, causing an acceleration of the rate of change, until eventually it will become exponential. 

Technology-based careers don’t change at the same speed, but they do evolve, and the savvy IT professional recognizes that his or her role will not stay the same. And an IT worker of the 21st century will constantly be learning (out of necessity if not desire).

What does this mean for you? It means staying current with technology trends. And it means keeping your eyes on the future, to know which skills you’ll need to know and what types of jobs you want to be qualified to do. Here are eight technology trends you should watch for

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2020 Technology Industry Trends | Deloitte US

Endnotes

Joe McKendrick, “Hybrid cloud serves as bridge to our bright all-cloud future,” ZDNet, August 12, 2019.
Tarun Dua, “Hybrid clouds play key role in strategies across organisations,” Financial Express, April 11, 2019.
Macy Bayern, “Rise of multicloud: 58% of businesses using combination of AWS, Azure, or Google Cloud,” TechRepublic, January 24, 2019.
Kunal Agarwal, “The Future of Big Data Is in the Hybrid Cloud: Part 2,” Forbes, January 17, 2019.
Ian Barker, “Half of companies won’t move mission critical workloads to the cloud,” BetaNews, August 2019.
Anthony Spadafora, “Companies don’t think their cloud can keep up with security,” TechRadar, August 7, 2019.
Jeff Loucks, Susanne Hupfer, David Jarvis, Timothy Murphy, “Future in the balance? How countries are pursuing an AI advantage,” Deloitte, May 2, 2019.
Ibid.
Ibid.
10 Christina Aguis, “Evolution of AI: Past, Present, Future,” Medium, February 2,

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Top 5 Technology Trends for 2019

Disruptive technology trends determine the way the new year will be shaped. They will accelerate and transform many industries at a rapid pace throughout the year. They will shape the world and the future and will be present on the horizon of business owners and investors alike. 

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The intelligent digital mesh is going to include interconnected humans, robots, devices, content, and services all driven by digital transformation. Disruptive technology trends are going to propel the future where technology innovation leaders must evolve and change at the same pace of the trends they must embrace. Or, they could be left behind and suffer a slowly mass extinction.

Perhaps the obvious technology to watch closely in 2019 –before we can move on to anything else– will be 5G. 5G is a necessary technology. Without 5G technology, none of the technologies mentioned

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