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Top 10 Strategic Technology Trends for 2016: Ambient User Experience

Published: 26 February 2016

ID: G00296573

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


Competitive advantage hinges on exceptional user experience. As part of a series on the most significant technologies for 2016, we describe how enterprise architects must extend their strategies to include UX architecture that brings digital humanism to the expanding endpoints in the digital mesh.

Table Of Contents


  • Why Ambient User Experience Is a Top 10 Trend
    • Where Ambient User Experience Fits in the Top 10
  • Start by Designing UXs, Not User Interfaces
    • Continuous and Ambient Experience Will Evolve
  • Actions
  • Appendix: The Other Top Strategic Technology Trends for 2016

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