The pace of technology-fueled business innovation is accelerating; and enterprise architects can take a leading role by helping their firms identify opportunities for shrewd investment. In our 2012 Global State of EA On-line survey, we asked again what the most disruptive technologies would be and here’s what we found:

The results shouldn’t surprise anybody; however, if you are only looking at these, you are likely to get smacked in the face when you blink - things are changing that fast. In the near future, new platforms built on today’s hot technologies will create more disruption. For example, by 2016 there will be 760 million tablets in use and almost 1/3 will be sold to business. Forrester presently has a rich body of research on mobility and other hot technologies such as Forrester’s Mobile eBusiness playbook and the CIO’s Mobile Engagement playbook. But, by 2018 mobile will be the norm, so then what?

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