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Top 10 Strategic Technology Trends for 2017: Intelligent Apps

Published: 21 March 2017

ID: G00319574

Analyst(s): David Cearley , Mike Walker , Alexander Linden


Perceptions of artificial intelligence have shifted from killer robots to algorithm-based intelligent apps that link our physical and digital lives in previously unimaginable ways. Enterprise architecture and technology innovation leaders must devise innovative strategies to harness this technology.

Table Of Contents


  • Why Intelligent Apps Is a Top 10 Trend
    • Where Intelligent Apps Fits in the Top 10
  • Intelligent Apps Focus on Well-Scoped Purposes
  • What Intelligent Apps Makes Possible
    • Virtual Personal Assistants
    • Virtual Customer Assistants
  • Actions
  • Appendix: The Other Top Strategic Technology Trends for 2017

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