Gartner: Top strategic technology trends for 2022

Network World

Digital investments, be they in AI, cloud, security, or engineering, will be among the top technology drivers for 2022, according to Gartner’s annual forecast of what it expects will be leading strategic IT trends.

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Embrace SDDC and DevOps to accelerate digital transformation

Dataconomy

Software defined data center (SDDC) is the result of decades-long progress in server virtualization. SDDC extends virtualization into data storage and networking, and it provides a single software toolset for managing those virtualized assets.

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Gartner: Top strategic technology trends for 2021

Network World

Companies need to focus on architecting resilience and accept that disruptive change is the norm, says research firm Gartner, which unveiled its annual look at the top strategic technology trends that organizations need to prepare for in the coming year.

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8 Trends in Education Technology That Will Have A Major Impact

Kitaboo on EdTech

The ICT trends in education shaped the schools and universities to implement the latest in education technology in order to improve the teaching and learning process. Let us have a look at the current trends in education technology: 1.

With the launch of Infinite Office Facebook is making a play for virtual reality offices

Trends in the Living Networks

From today’s suite of virtual reality and augmented reality product launches by Facebook, one of the most interesting was its announcement of Infinite Office , allowing users to work on multiple screens in a virtual/ augmented reality space.

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The coming rise of virtual professional service firms in a COVID world

Trends in the Living Networks

I have been thinking and writing about the rise of virtual professional service firms for over two decades, since my first book. I must acknowledge that I have been consistently surprised at how slow the shift from legacy to virtual professional service firms has been.

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As events go virtual, what are compelling formats and styles for virtual keynotes?

Trends in the Living Networks

Now almost all events are virtual, creating a very different dynamic for both audiences and speakers. Challenges of virtual events. Creating new virtual keynote styles.

Wave and the future of immersive live virtual music

Trends in the Living Networks

Today virtual live music platform Wave announced a $30 million investment , placing it at the center of the burgeoning virtual live music performance space. On the Virtual Excellence Show we aim to keep on top of what’s newsworthy in all things virtual.

The shift to ‘virtual first’ organizations will undoubtedly continue

Trends in the Living Networks

COVID-19 has shifted most organizations in the developed world to predominantly virtual work. ‘Virtual first’ is a useful phrase, as it means that is not the only mode of work, simply the default or primary one.

Reinvention and the virtuous circle of learning by doing: the case of The Virtual Excellence Show

Trends in the Living Networks

For the last couple of months I have been selectively sharing conversations, tutorials, and highlight videos from The Virtual Excellence Show on this blog, but I haven’t written anything about the show itself. Physical events supplanted by virtual events. Everything virtual.

How virtual audiences for sports, music, and conferences create a positive feedback loop of engagement

Trends in the Living Networks

Since the advent of coronavirus here has been a lot of work put into building virtual events. In a short segment on The Virtual Excellence Show I show some of the many examples and point to virtual audiences as a fundamental element of the future of events

Sharing my life story from a virtual perspective

Trends in the Living Networks

Last week on The Virtual Excellence Show our scheduled guest was not able to make it at short notice, so I thought it would be a good opportunity for me to share my own life story and how it relates to the virtual. Hi, welcome to The Virtual Excellence Show.

Virtual RANs Simplify Administration and Increase Flexibility

Dataconomy

Virtual radio access networks (vRANs) represent the next stage of network virtualization and present a new use case for edge datacentres in mobile infrastructures. Implementations based on open source are currently being introduced, primarily in 4G LTE networks. Test environments for 5G mobile networks exist already. Radio access networks comprise. The post Virtual RANs Simplify Administration and Increase Flexibility appeared first on Dataconomy.

Future of Retail: 10 powerful trends and 1 meta-trend

Trends in the Living Networks

The report covers 10 major trends: 1. Much of this points to what I see as the dominant meta-trend in retail: the merging of online and in-store buying. It is a false distinction to separate clicks and bricks, online and offline, virtual and physical in the retail world. Virtual and physical buying will be one (for the most successful retailers). Future of business Mobile Social media Technology trends

How virtual audiences for sports, music, and conferences create a positive feedback loop of engagement

Trends in the Living Networks

Since the advent of coronavirus here has been a lot of work put into building virtual events. In a short segment on The Virtual Excellence Show I show some of the many examples and point to virtual audiences as a fundamental element of the future of events

Seven Trends and Predictions for 2017

CTOvision

Seven Trends and Predictions for 2017. Trend #1 – Self Driving Cars. Trend #2—Internet of Things (IoT). Trend #3—Artificial Intelligence. Prediction: Don’t expect machines to become sentient, but expect Microsoft and Google virtual assistants to actually become helpful. Trend #4—Bare Metal Cloud. Nowhere in NIST’s definition is there a requirement for a hyper-visor or virtual machines. Trend #5—Upset in Public Cloud. Trend #6—Security.

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Conversation with Mark Pesce on the future of virtual events, organizations, and society

Trends in the Living Networks

We first actually connected when he spoke at my Future of Media Summit 2008 , but I had long before being inspired by his work, writing about Virtual Reality Markup Language (VRML), which Mark co-developed, in my first book. Keynote speakers are finding new ways to shift to virtual speaking.

Conversation with Mark Pesce on the future of virtual events, organizations, and society

Trends in the Living Networks

We first actually connected when he spoke at my Future of Media Summit 2008 , but I had long before being inspired by his work, writing about Virtual Reality Markup Language (VRML), which Mark co-developed, in my first book. Keynote speakers are finding new ways to shift to virtual speaking.

How do we know when AI becomes conscious and deserves rights?

Trends in the Living Networks

Even if my existence is in the virtual world. Technology trendsMachines becoming conscious, self-aware, and having feelings would be an extraordinary threshold. We would have created not just life, but conscious beings.

Trend Micro’s Enterprise Play

Network World

I spent a few days with Trend Micro last week at its Insight event here in Boston. While Trend is a $1 billion + global cybersecurity vendor, too many cybersecurity professionals still think of Trend as an Asian-based AV player. This perception is completely antiquated however, as Trend now offers: A tightly-integrated next-generation endpoint security suite. There’s a lot of industry rhetoric out there proclaiming Trend as a legacy AV vendor.

Data Infrastructure Server Storage I/O Network Software Defined Cloud and Virtual Recommended Reading List

IT Toolbox

The following is an evolving recommended reading list of data infrastructure topics including, server, storage I/O, networking, cloud, virtual, container, data protection (backup, security, HA, BC, DR). s, events and industry links among other resources and related data infrastructure topics, tools, techniques as well as trends

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Going beyond Zoom hell to avatar-based meetings in virtual spaces

Trends in the Living Networks

One of the most interesting directions for the next phase of virtual meetings is avatar-based meetings in augmented and virtual reality. Since March many people feel they have been caught in a ‘ Zoom hell ‘ of back-to-back video calls throughout their waking hours.

Going beyond Zoom hell to avatar-based meetings in virtual spaces

Trends in the Living Networks

One of the most interesting directions for the next phase of virtual meetings is avatar-based meetings in augmented and virtual reality. Since March many people feel they have been caught in a ‘ Zoom hell ‘ of back-to-back video calls throughout their waking hours.

The trend for trend maps - Trends in the Living Networks

Trends in the Living Networks

About Ross Dawson Keynote Speaking/Strategy AHT Group Future Exploration Network The Insight Exchange Repyoot Recent Media Appearances « Corporate blogging becomes Enterprise 2.0 | Main | BRW Digital Media Leaders Forum: The Case for Digital » The trend for trend maps Ross Dawson, February 23, 2007 4:46 PM US PT There seems to be a trend for trend maps! My original blog pos t described some of the background to the trend map.

Fortnite adds another virtual influencer to its battle royale

The Verge

Last season , one of the more curious additions to Fortnite was Guggimon, a terrifying-looking rabbit creature that also happened to be a virtual influencer with millions of followers on platforms like Instagram and TikTok.

Top 5 Software Development Trends in 2018

Galido

Information Technology Blog - - Top 5 Software Development Trends in 2018 - Information Technology Blog. Predictions, predictions and more predictions” Each expert has his own set of calculations to guess the future trend of something they specialize in. The pressure to keep up with the trends is particularly high during this time of year. We want to take the pressure off your shoulders and list the trends that really and really make a difference.

Zynga’s new game The Ville takes virtual sex to the masses

Trends in the Living Networks

When you do so, the two characters begin to disrobe on-screen (not completely, though) and the bed in the virtual bedroom gets covered, briefly, with little floating hearts. Of course this is hardly the highly explicit interaction possible in games such as Red Light Center or even Second Life , but it is taking the idea of virtual sex into a far broader domain. All of which may increase people’s appetite for the ever-growing world of virtual sex.

5 sets of resources on how to do remote work well from the world’s leading virtual companies

Trends in the Living Networks

A few companies have long relied heavily on remote work, or even been completely virtual organizations since they were founded. Many people and organizations have recently been suddenly thrown into a world of remote work, and are struggling to work out how to do.

Innovative contact center trends

Spearline

The ubiquitous nature of platforms, devices, and networks has driven the success of intelligent visual support technology. New technological improvements are advancing the ecosystems within call centers and business support centers.

Scalable learning founded on small group collaboration and extended networks will drive organizational success

Trends in the Living Networks

In my recent conversation with John Hagel on The Virtual Excellence Show , one of the topics John shared insights on was scalable learning, which he has substantially focused on in recent years. And so we want to hear about that, but particularly in a virtual context.

Data Protection Diaries Tools Technologies Toolbox Buzzword Bingo Trends

Storage IO Blog

How virtual assistants will build knowledge-based relationships based on trust

Trends in the Living Networks

I was recently interviewed for an article in CMO.com on major trends for marketers in the mobile space. Much of this is of course not new, I wrote about the rise of contextual search in 2011, and more recently about the massive opportunity for virtual assistants. Once virtual assistants understand not just us but the context for our questions and interactions they will become increasingly valuable to us.

December Tech Trends Report and 2016 Enterprise Tech Projections

CTOvision

Welcome to December's Technology Trends report. The Trends To Track in 2016. You can remember all these trends at once by use of the easy mnemonic: CAMBRIC ). CyberSecurity : Some of humanity's greatest thinkers, business leaders and computer scientists have struggled for years trying to enhance the security of our computers and networks. Consider that observation in the light of the trends above.

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January 2015 Server StorageIO Industry Trends Newsletter

Storage IO Blog

announcement backup BC and DR big data Cloud Comment converged Data protection database DCIM I/O Networking IT Industry Activity IT Infrastructure Topics Lab report little data news object storage Performance and Capacity post server ssd Storage Architecture and Access tools virtualization box ipo newsletter nexgen trends Hello and welcome to this January 2015 Server and StorageIO update newsletter. Its 2015 and the new year is off and running picking up where 2014 left off.

Conversation with Harold Jarche: Sense-making in a networked world and personal knowledge mastery

Trends in the Living Networks

It was a delight to interview Harold for The Virtual Excellence Show , in the first proper voice conversation we’ve had. Harold’s tagline “sensemaking in a networked world” is in fact one of the best descriptions I can imagine for my work.

Hot Popular New Trending Data Infrastructure Vendors To Watch

Storage IO Blog

A common question I get asked is who are the hot popular new or trending data infrastructure vendors to watch. The post Hot Popular New Trending Data Infrastructure Vendors To Watch appeared first on StorageIOblog.

Our trend map for 2009: The vital Trends, Risks, and Red Herrings you must know

Trends in the Living Networks

Following our extremely popular Trend Blend 2007 and Trend Blend 2008 trend maps comes…. Trend Blend 2009 ! Created by Future Exploration Network’s Chief Futurist Richard Watson, also of NowandNext.com , the 2009 trend map moves on from the subway map theme of the last years to show the multi-tentacled hydra that is the year ahead. To pick out just a few noteworthy elements of the trend map: CORE THEMES include: Uncertainy.

8 Technology Trends of 2019 That You Need to Know to Live an Easier Life

Galido

Information Technology Blog - - 8 Technology Trends of 2019 That You Need to Know to Live an Easier Life - Information Technology Blog. Are you aware of all of the latest tech-trends of 2019? Here are some of the recent trends in the field of technology this year! Immersive Experience through Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality. Internet of Things (IOT) is a network of such smart devices that can be connected together and turned into one big integrated system.

The top 10 trends for the 2010s: the most exciting decade in human history

Trends in the Living Networks

Here are the ten trends that I believe will be most fundamental to the decade ahead. I hope to present these and associated trends in an interactive visual format before long. For now, here are the 10 trends for 2010. From Organizations to Networks. The pace of growth of virtual work is phenomenal. Companies will function on social networks and gaming platforms, professionals will work for many firms or clients.

Launching the Web 2.0 Framework - Trends in the Living Networks

Trends in the Living Networks

About Ross Dawson Keynote Speaking/Strategy AHT Group Future Exploration Network The Insight Exchange Repyoot Recent Media Appearances « Particls switches on the power of RSS | Main | A week of hot news on the web: Trade sales mark the boom » Launching the Web 2.0 Alongside our corporate strategy consulting and research work in the media and technology space, Future Exploration Network has created a Web 2.0

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10 most popular blog posts on the living networks of 2012

Trends in the Living Networks

Framework , Social Media Strategy Framework , Trend Map to 2050 , and Newspaper Extinction Timeline still attracting consistent very healthy traffic. Zynga’s new game The Ville takes virtual sex to the masses. The post 10 most popular blog posts on the living networks of 2012 appeared first on Trends in the Living Networks. General Social trends Technology trends Uncategorized

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See our latest Trend Map! What to expect in 2008 and beyond…. - Trends in the Living Networks

Trends in the Living Networks

About Ross Dawson Keynote Speaking/Strategy AHT Group Future Exploration Network The Insight Exchange Repyoot Recent Media Appearances « Knowledge-centered support: Greg Oxton workshop in Sydney | Main | User Filtered Content (UFC) is what Web 2.0 is about… and Digg is a UFC site » See our latest Trend Map! Ross Dawson, January 21, 2008 2:06 AM US PT Nowandnext.com and Future Exploration Network have once again collaborated to create a trend map for 2008 and beyond.

A second Second Life – new competition in virtual worlds - Trends in the Living Networks

Trends in the Living Networks

About Ross Dawson Keynote Speaking/Strategy AHT Group Future Exploration Network The Insight Exchange Repyoot Recent Media Appearances « Everyone’s data streams for everything visible everywhere | Main | Corporate blogging becomes Enterprise 2.0 » A second Second Life – new competition in virtual worlds Ross Dawson, February 20, 2007 5:02 AM US PT Hey, how come I read about this on Scobleizer first?