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'Information of Everything' Among Top 10 Tech Trends
Data analytics remains one of the top areas of technology investment this year, and most industry watchers expect more of the same in 2016. But analytics is a broad topic, fed by a lot of other top technology trends. David Cearley, vice president and Garner Fellow at Gartner Group, shared his thoughts with Information Management on the Top 10 Strategic Technology Trends that will impact IT leaders and data analytics in 2016. The list follows.
The Device Mesh
By this, Cearley means the expanding set of endpoints that people use to access applications and information or to interact with other people, social communities, governments and business. In the post-mobile world the focus shifts to the mobile user who is surrounded by a mesh of devices extending well beyond traditional mobile devices, Cearley says.