Technology Trends That Dominate 2017

Personally, the present business technology available to us amazes me. It’s imperative to have the power to communicate and retrieve any communication in many different ways using any device that fits into your pockets. 

We all know that there is always something new in the market. However, we can’t help but wait and wonder the technology that awaits us in the next phase of evolution. Many major trends await us in 2018. If you are looking forward to starting a business in any sector, any of these bets will offer you a good bet. If you have the entrepreneurial skills at your fingerprints, think about leveraging these technologies to reach your audience in numerous ways.

1. IoT and Smart Home Tech.
We have all heard about the forthcoming revolution of the internet of things as a result of increased smart technologies at home. So what are we waiting for? Why are we not living in the connected homes? Too much competition without collaboration is part of the problem. There are numerous applications and individual appliances on the market today. However, there are few applications that tie everything together into a single user experience. We are now expecting to see major technological changes in the market now that major companies like Google and Apple are coming together to offer a unified experience. 

2. AR and VR.
As a matter of fact, we have seen some of the fast-coming stages of virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) technology in 2017 as one of the best service business software expected in the industry. The Oculus Rift was released to offer an advanced reception to many applications that allow virtual reality applications. We have also seen the AR game and Pokemon explode with more than 120 million downloads. For this reason, the market is also ready for the VR and AR technologies. We also have the early-stage technology and devices for these appliances. Before we see major trends, we expect next year to blast with these applications. You will also need to be ready for the VR and AR versions once they are done. 

3. Machine Learning
Machine learning has taken some massive strides during the past few years. Moreover, it has emerged to enhance and assist Google’s core search engine algorithm. However, it has been seen in limited application ranges. Throughout 2018, we are eager to see machine learning updates throughout boards. Machine learning has entered a wide range of consumer applications. They also work to offer better products based on recommendations and purchase history to improve customer experience. Machine learning is also expected to become the common norm in technology.

4. Automation
Automation is expected to become the main technology expected to improve the lives or marketers in 2018. Automation offers advanced technology to enable the human-exclusive tasks automation. For many years now, we have offered robotic journalists. For this reason, technology is expected to take leaps into practical types. Productivity will skyrocket as time runs. When machine learning is combined with automation, everything improves faster.

It is an exercise in futility to make a prediction in the world of technology. Surprises are expected to come from many other directions. It also pays to focus on what is coming next to prepare your marketing strategies in business.