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Top 10 Strategic Technology Trends for 2014

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Each year, Gartner compiles a list of the top technology trends that have the potential to affect individuals, businesses and IT organizations during the next three years. For the second consecutive year, the Nexus of Forces — mobile, social, cloud and information — permeates most of Gartner's Top 10 list as it continues to drive change and create new opportunities.

David Cearley, Gartner VP & Gartner Fellow, discusses the top 10 strategic technology trends for 2014.

Top 10 Strategic Technology Trends for 2014

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How the Personal Cloud Impacts IT Organizations

6 February 2014

As the personal cloud rises in importance, IT organizations will find current approaches to dealing with users will fail. IT leaders must be flexible and respond with new techniques, tools and policies, or risk irrelevance with their user base.

Use Mobile Apps to Provide Customer Value, and Revenue Will Follow

24 January 2014

IT and business leaders supporting e-commerce should incorporate the five attributes of successful mobile apps, which improve the customer experience. Providing a valuable customer experience will increase mobile commerce app adoption, drive usage, and increase both loyalty and revenue.

Strategic Technology Trend: Web-Scale Singularity Means Goodbye to Conventional IT Wisdom

4 February 2014

During the past decade, leading cloud services organizations have been experimenting with new ways to deliver IT services. Their efforts have resulted in a singularity event that changed the trajectory of the IT landscape. Enterprise IT leaders ignore this development at their own risk.

Top 10 Strategic Technologies — The Rise of Smart Machines

29 January 2014

IT leaders need to aggressively examine and act on the promise, threat and effects of smart machines on work patterns (man-machine collaboration), staffing shifts and enterprise business opportunities.

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