Top 10 strategic technology trends for 2015

The top 10 strategic technology trends for 2015 are:

  • Computing Everywhere

As mobile devices continue to proliferate an increased emphasis on serving the needs of the mobile user in diverse contexts and environments, as opposed to focusing on devices alone.

  • The Internet of Things

The combination of data streams and services created by digitizing everything creates four basic usage models Manage, Monetize, Operate and Extend. These four basic models can be applied to any of the four "Internets."

  • 3D Printing

Worldwide shipments of 3D printers are expected to grow 98 percent in 2015, followed by a doubling of unit shipments in 2016.

  • Advanced, Pervasive and Invisible Analytics

Analytics will take center stage as the volume of data generated by embedded systems increases and vast pools of structured and unstructured data inside and outside the enterprise are analyzed.

  • Context-Rich Systems

Ubiquitous embedded intelligence combined with pervasive analytics will drive the development of systems that are alert to their surroundings and able to respond appropriately.

  • Smart Machines

Deep analytics applied to an understanding of context provide the preconditions for a world of smart machines.

  • Cloud Computing

The convergence of cloud and mobile computing will continue to promote the growth of centrally coordinated applications that can be delivered to any device.

  • Software-Defined Applications and Infrastructure

Agile programming of everything from applications to basic infrastructure is essential to enable organisations to deliver the flexibility required to make the digital business work.

  • Web-Scale IT

Web-scale IT is a pattern of global-class computing that delivers the capabilities of large cloud service providers within an enterprise IT setting.

  • Risk-Based Security and Self-Protection

All roads to the digital future lead through security. However, in a digital business world, security cannot be a roadblock that stops all progress.

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