Accenture lists top 5 tech trends for 2022

Venture Beast

AR/VR Business Data technology accenture category-/Online Communities/Virtual Worlds Metaverse tech trends Web3Did you miss a session at the Data Summit? Watch On-Demand Here.

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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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Newzoo predicts what gaming trends to watch in 2022

Venture Beast

Newzoo published its game trends predictions for 2022, which include the metaverse, NFTs, and a packed calendar. GamesBeat category-/Arts & Entertainment/Online Media category-/Games/Computer & Video Games category-/Online Communities/Virtual Worlds Metaverse Newzoo NFT

Consumers benefit from virtual experiences but are concerned about tech fatigue and security

Tech Republic Security

Deloitte’s 2022 Connectivity and Mobile Trends Survey finds people are fine-tuning the balance between their virtual and physical activities. The post Consumers benefit from virtual experiences but are concerned about tech fatigue and security appeared first on TechRepublic.

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Canadian Tech Predictions for 2022: From Collaboration to Virtual Desktops

Association of Information Technology Professional

What near-term trends should Canada's MSPs, solution providers—and all tech companies—be aware of for 2022? We asked members of CompTIA’s Canadian Business Technology Community their thoughts for what to expect this year. Here’s what they had to say

How pandemic socialization trends have accelerated the move into virtual spaces

Venture Beast

In "Breaking the Fourth Wall," panelists talk about how pandemic socialization trends are leading the charge into the metaverse. Read More.

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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Transforming Education with Virtual Labs and Immersive Learning

Kitaboo on EdTech

With educational technology going through a paradigm shift of worldwide acceptance, both leadership and academia in the education sector are moving towards incorporating virtual lab options with real-time guidance and feedback. What are Virtual Labs?

Ransomware targeting virtualization platforms is on the rise, Mandiant says

Venture Beast

In its M-Trends 2022 report, Mandiant says that ransomware attacks against virtualization infrastructure has been increasing significantly. Read More. Security category-/Computers & Electronics/Computer Security Mandiant ransomware

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.

B2B Marketing Event Trends: Virtual Is Here To Stay; Hybrid Is On The Way

Forrester Digital Transformation

At the start of the pandemic marketers were forced to adopt virtual events. The past 18 months have seen B2B events undergo the most profound period of change this century. As protective vaccines became available, we’re now starting to see initial signs of in-person event activity returning.

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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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GamesBeat and Facebook Gaming reunite for a virtual event of thought leadership 

Venture Beast

GamesBeat and Facebook Gaming will present three days of expert insights and in-depth discussions on all the latest gaming trends. GamesBeat Uncategorized VB Home Page category-/Games category-/Online Communities/Virtual Worlds

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.

Six Server Technology Trends: From Physical to the Virtual and Beyond

Data Center Knowledge

Consider the fact that what we in IT call servers today are vastly different from what we called them just 10 years ago. Read More. Industry Perspectives

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Evolving to Next-Gen Data Center: Cloud, Storage, Virtualization, Security

Data Center Knowledge

AFCOM survey sheds light on the impact of current trends on the data center. AFCOM Cloud Computing Security Virtualization cloud data center Data Center WorldHow are data center managers adjusting to cloud and the explosion of data? Read More.

Virtual Bookshelf: Your All-You-Can-Read Digital Library

Kitaboo

What is a virtual bookshelf? As the name suggests, a virtual bookshelf is an online space that allows you to store the books you are reading or track the ones that you want to read in a virtual environment. A virtual bookshelf is one such area that is entirely dedicated to books.

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.

In the future of work our avatars will collaborate in virtual worlds

Trends in the Living Networks

Whlie virtual reality is currently solidly in the trough of disillusionment , it has always been evident that in the long term entertainment and interaction in virtual worlds will become commonplace. Virtual worlds for work. Moving to a world of virtual collaboration.

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.

2017 Predictions: Big Data, Digital, and Virtual Care Key to Engage Healthcare’s Empowered Consumer

Forrester IT

Forrester sees three big, highly visible trends accelerating in 2017: 1) continued adoption of big data technologies to ingest and derive useful, high-quality, and cost-impacting insights, 2) expanding investments in digital experience to achieve more engagement and satisfaction, and 3) virtual care investments continue to grow to serve future demand.

The tech trends we saw kick off at CES 2021

The Verge

Going all-virtual meant that it was a smaller show than usual — and since it was already a show that’s been on the decline in terms of influence for a few years now, we could feel it. This year I think there are a few big trends to keep an eye on. Image: Razer.

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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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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.

Advantages of Virtual Textbooks over Print Textbooks

Kitaboo

The emergence of digital content and its prevalence during the pandemic has given rise to virtual textbooks. This blog post explains how virtual textbooks are different and even better than printed textbooks in many ways. How Can Publishers Benefit From Virtual Textbooks?

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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

The Tech Trends You’re Forgetting in 2020

Galido

Information Technology Blog - - The Tech Trends You’re Forgetting in 2020 - Information Technology Blog. Unfortunately, in the race to stay relevant, many brands are looking at bleeding-edge tech like AI and virtual reality but forgetting about the proven technologies.

What Google’s trending searches say about America in 2021

Vox

Pete Davidson and GameStop both topped Google’s trending searches this year. Each year, Google puts out lists of top trending searches in the United States, giving readers a tantalizing view into America’s collective id. Generational divides and TikTok trends.

Ikea turned a virtual influencer into a physical installation

The Verge

This past weekend, the Ikea Harajuku location in Tokyo was home to something unique: an installation starring a virtual person. The retail giant partnered with Imma, a virtual influencer, in order to explore the concept of “happiness at home.”

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.

5 Major Tech Trends That Are Transforming the Construction Industry

Galido

Information Technology Blog - - 5 Major Tech Trends That Are Transforming the Construction Industry - Information Technology Blog. Digital Construction Industry Trends to Watch out For: The next generation of “digital natives” are constantly bringing new technology to the workplace. Discover the latest digital construction industry trends here. The year 2019 comes with new construction industry trends. We expect these trends to improve productivity and efficiency.

Takeaways: Mary Meeker’s 2017 Internet Trends

The Investing Edge

Recently at Code Conference 2017 , internet analyst Mary Meeker, presented her annual Internet Trends report. The role of emerging tech like AR and virtual reality (VR) in CX was a hot topic during our most recent B2B IT Forum, and the participating panelists had differing opinions. We look forward to watching these internet trends continue to develop and exploring how they impact customer experience across all kinds of industries. Industry 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

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.

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.

Predictions 2021: It’s All About Empathy, Digital, And Virtualizing Customer Care

Forrester's Customer Insights

Age of the Customer Banking Customer Insights customer relationship management (CRM) Customer Service Solutions healthcare trends prediction Retail Trends

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.

Virtual artist Miquela debuted a music video at Lollapalooza

The Verge

Lollapalooza moved online this year , and the music festival kicked off in an appropriately online way: with the debut of a new music video from virtual creator Miquela. The debut of Miquela’s new video is part of a continuing trend of music and concerts going digital.

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.

Innovative contact center trends

Spearline

Intelligent visual support technology can allow businesses to virtually assist their consumers, instead of having to send a support worker to the individual’s address in order to rectify the problem.