PwC US reveals the most significant technology trends in technology that are reshaping strategies, business models, and enterprise investments this year. In its 2013 Top 10 Technology Trends for Business report released recently, Pervasive Computing or the ability to digitally engage and interact (via your mobile devices) with enabled objects around you takes the top spot.
Chris Curran, a PwC principal and Chief Technologist for the U.S. firm’s Advisory practice comments about these technology trends.
“Our top trends report shows that a diverse and complex set of technologies are emerging, which CIOs and the C-suite need to embrace and incorporate into their business from strategy through execution,” he said. “Collaboration within organizations will be crucial to business success as each of the technologies has the potential to be a key driver in an organization’s business agenda.”
Other significant technology trends will impact businesses this year include:
- Cyber Security: Continues to be a pressing issue, as technology enabled processes increasingly underpin and fuel the global economy
- Big Data Mining & Analysis: More than managing dizzying amounts of data faster and cheaper; it is about making better business decisions
- Private Cloud: Due to security and regulatory concerns, larger enterprises have been primarily operating in a trial mode of private/hybrid clouds and this will change in 2013. Consumers of IT are demanding greater value from IT services
- Enterprise Social Networking: Becoming a core tool for the new social workforce; the key insight for organizations succeeding in building value from this technology is social business processes redesign
To learn more about PwC’s 2013 Top 10 Technology Trends for Business report, please visit: http://www.pwc.com/us/whatisyourdigitaliq.