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Gartner Top Technology Trends for 2017 and Beyond
By 2020, the average person will have more conversations with bots than with their spouse. With the rise of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and conversational user interfaces, we are increasingly likely to interact with a bot (and not know it) than ever before. The digital experience has become addictive by entering our lives through smartphones, tablets, virtual personal assistants (VPAs) or the entertainment systems in our homes and cars.
Gartner’s top strategic predictions for 2017 and beyond describe not only the disruptive effects of digital business innovation but how secondary ripple effects will often prove to be more disruptive than the original disruption.
Three high level trends emerge from the predictions:
· Digital experience and engagement will draw people into nonstop virtual interactions
· Business innovation will create extraordinary change from mundane concepts
· Secondary effects will be more disruptive than the initial digital change
Disruption has moved from an infrequent inconvenience to a consistent stream of change that is redefining markets and entire industries. The astonishing rise of Pokemon Go demonstrated accelerated digital change into areas such as augmented reality (AR), This session encourages IT leaders to look for unanticipated consequences of the rise of IoT.