Gartner Research

Top 10 Strategic Technology Trends for 2016

Published: 29 February 2016

ID: G00291954

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


Our top 10 trends are key enablers for today's digital business and set the stage for the future algorithmic business. We describe how smart machines supporting an evolving digital mesh create disruptive opportunities, but require new IT architectures and platforms.

Table Of Contents


  • Digital Business Demands Continuous Technology Innovation
  • Algorithmic Business Drives Transformation
  • Use Our Top 10 Strategic Technology Trends to Enable Digital and Algorithmic Business

Research Highlights

  • The Emergence of the Digital Mesh
  • Smart Machines Set the Stage for Algorithmic Business and the Algorithmic Economy
  • Digital Business and Algorithmic Business Require a New IT Reality
  • Putting Our Top 10 Strategic Technology Trends Into Action

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