At a recent Symposium, Gartner analysts revealed their top IT predictions for the next few years.
By 2020, five of the top seven digital giants will willfully “self-disrupt” to create their next leadership opportunity; the banking industry will derive $1 billion in business value from the use of blockchain-based cryptocurrencies; AI-driven creation of “counterfeit reality,” or fake content, will outpace AI’s ability to detect it, fomenting digital distrust; IoT technology will be in 95 percent of electronics for new product design.
By 2021, early adopter brands that redesign their websites to support visual- and voice-search will increase digital commerce revenue by 30 percent; more than 50 percent of enterprises will be spending more per annum on bots and chatbot creations than traditional mobile app developments; 40 percent of IT staff will be versatilists, holding multiple roles, most of which will be business, rather than technology-related.
By 2022, most people in mature economies will consume more false information than true information.
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