How Technology will Transform Work in 2019

Top 10 Future of Work Predictions

Technology is changing the concept of work as we know it and the technological advances anticipated over the next several years will dramatically continue to do so. This evolution will have a substantial impact on an organization’s work culture, workspace and workforce.

via IDC

Applications Container Revenue will Reach $4.3 Billion

Applications Container Revenue will Reach $4.3 Billion

The global market for server virtualization technologies has experienced relatively low growth as more CIOs and CTOs consider alternative approaches to support their developer’s need for agile IT infrastructure deployment. While some early adopters are experimenting with ‘serverless’ solutions, the mainstream market is utilizing software applications container solutions.

via Digital Lifescapes

How Data Analytics and AI Drive Digital Growth

How Data Analytics and AI Drive Digital Growth

To understand more clearly how to convert megadeal opportunities into top-line results, companies need to invest to improve data quality, build capabilities in advanced analytics and machine learning, and know how to continuously generate and develop ideas on how to use data to make better decisions.

via McKinsey

Deep Learning Software Revenue Will Reach $67.2B

Deep Learning Software Revenue Will Reach $67.2B

Deep learning has been a key point of focus for many companies, given its potential to transform entire industries,” says principal analyst Keith Kirkpatrick. “Current leaders in the deep learning market include Google, Facebook, Microsoft, IBM, Amazon, Baidu, and others.”

via Tractica

Software Product Management Talent Dilemma

Software Product Management Talent Dilemma

Product management is one of the most critical talent pools for any company that is writing software but often does not get the right level of attention. Having a world-class product management function requires a multipronged approach under a holistic talent-management program.

via McKinsey

How Internet Taxes Handicap Local Economies

How Internet Taxes Handicap Local Economies

Unaffordable internet is a major contributor to the fact that half the world is unconnected. Lack of connectivity has major negative impacts on a country’s education, health, productivity and growth. Many countries, especially those in emerging economies, tax internet access at a very high level.

via World Economic Forum

Augmented and Virtual Reality Spend to Reach $20B

Augmented and Virtual Reality Spend to Reach $20B

Worldwide spending on AR/VR solutions will be led by the commercial sectors, with growth from 64.5% in 2019 to more than 80% in 2022. Industries spending most on AR/VR in 2019 include personal and consumer services ($1.6 billion), retail ($1.56 billion), and discrete manufacturing ($1.54 billion).

via IDC