JANUARY 2, 2018
Sometimes we see trends in technology that live a short life and die quickly, whilst others impact our lives so much they completely change the world around us. Here are our top 5 tech trends that are going to play a massive roll in 2018.
Whether your chatting to co-workers in messaging apps, buying your morning coffee, streaming music or tapping your credit card, almost everything today is leaving a trail of data in your tracks.
In 2017, within just one average minute, Facebook was receiving 900,000 login requests, over 450,000 Tweets were being tweeted and 156 million emails and 15 million texts were sent… WOW! Tracking data within your business is going to be massive!
Essentially every item can be turned into a “smart” item these days. Even our cars are becoming connected. Over the next couple of years its predicted that 250 million cars are going to be hooked up to the internet.
However, the big one that’s going to come into play are voice controlled personal assistants such as Alexa. Voice interaction, music playback, making to-do lists, setting alarms, streaming podcasts, playing audiobooks, and providing weather, traffic, and other real-time information, such as news are all factors of what such a device is capable of. Image that in your office!!
None of the growth we are seeing in technology would be plausible without the ginormous steps that computing power has taken over past years. However, this rate has been slowing down over the last 2 years.
Thankfully, in the near future, quantum computing will be making a rise. This will be the most impactful change in technology making computers millions of times faster then they currently are. When this technology comes into play, your business is going to benefit massively!
The way computers function is completely changing. They are now able to learn much in the same way that we do. As data and computing power increases we are going to see AI advance on a huge scale. Allowing it to learn quicker and become way, way more accurate.
What does this mean for you and your business?
This gigantic step in AI, means computers are able to take on more tasks that in previous years could only be conducted by a human. Imagine how much time we are all going to save at work when AI starts to take over even more then it has.
Computers are becoming much more intelligent, allowing us to utilize them for more tasks every year. The more they advance, the more processes, results, functions and systems can be automatic using algorithms and robots.
Eventually we are going to see a wider range of jobs that will suffer heavy impacts from automation. But, for now, the main lines of work that are being taken over are jobs that be done faster, safer and cheaper by machines.
In 2018, automation could be affecting so many lines of works. From truck driving to brick laying to doctors, the list of potential automation is enormous and increasing at a huge rate!
Today’s big IT advantages come with major risks. Your networks and systems serve as your silent partner in operations.
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