The Five SMART Technologies to Watch

Archived Published: 21 February 2014 ID: G00259931


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We identify five emerging technology trends (summarized by the acronym SMART) that we believe will significantly impact business over the next five years. CIOs and business leaders should evaluate these trends to identify new opportunities and challenges.

Table of Contents

  • Analysis
    • Sensor Networks and the Internet of Things
    • Maker Machines
    • Augmented Humans
    • Robotics
    • Thinking Machines
    • The Common Threads That Link the SMART Technologies
    • The SMART Technologies and Digital Business
    • Understanding the Impact of the SMART Technologies
    • Recommendations for CIOs and Business Leaders
  • Gartner Recommended Reading
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