Thursday, 5 December 2013

Top 10 Business Technology Predictions in 2014

Which business technologies will lead the way in 2014? From mobility to big data analytics, cloud augmented reality, this blog post lists some of the most important ones. Join the conversation by tweeting the hashtag #SoftwareRevolution.

Research firms, journalists, and bloggers are gearing up to share their thoughts on which emerging technologies are going to make the biggest business impact next year. The LNS Research has put together a list of the main focus areas one can expect experts to be discussing over the next few months:

1. Mobile: Every increasing presence in manufacturing,  download the '
Mobility in Manufacturing' Whitepaper for more information  

2. Big Data Analytics: Vendors working hard to develop better solutions to harness the growing bigdata giant 

3. Cybersecurity: With the explosion of connectivity, cybersecurity is set to be front and center in 2014 - view more about security solutions for SCADA

4. Cloud/Software as a Service: Most industries have moved to the cloud, but expect legacy-minded ones like manufacturing to catch up. Find out more about Historian in the cloud

5. Social Business: Look out for solutions that increasingly mirror today’s widely adopted social platforms 

6. Connected Devices: Overwhelmed with data? 2014 will focus on managing workflows and contextualizing

7. Additive Manufacturing: 3D printing is poised to become requisite for sustaining competitiveness in some industries

8. Augmented Reality: Focus will be on the intelligence behind augmented reality and transforming it into a strong business tool

9. Simulation/3D Visualisation: Simulation and 3D Visualisation software could be a game-changer for building complex products

10. Software Platforms/Modular Apps: Next-generation enterprise software platforms stacked with more functionality that make integration with other  systems and data sources less costly