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Top 10 Strategic Technology Trends for 2016: At a Glance

Published: 06 October 2015

ID: G00291818

Analyst(s): Brian Burke, David Cearley , Mike Walker


Gartner's top 10 strategic technology trends will shape digital business opportunities through 2016. IT leaders must understand and prepare for the impacts these disruptive trends will have on people, their businesses and IT departments, and then determine how they can provide competitive advantage.

Table Of Contents


  • Trend No. 1: The Device Mesh
  • Trend No. 2: Ambient User Experience
  • Trend No. 3: 3D-Printing Materials
  • Trend No. 4: Information of Everything
  • Trend No. 5: Advanced Machine Learning
  • Trend No. 6: Autonomous Agents and Things
  • Trend No. 7: Adaptive Security Architecture
  • Trend No. 8: Advanced System Architecture
  • Trend No. 9: Mesh App and Service Architecture
  • Trend No. 10: Internet of Things Architecture and Platforms

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