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Use a Trendspotting Method to Identify the Technology Trends You Need to Track

Published: 09 November 2018

ID: G00372734

Analyst(s): David Cearley , Samantha Searle


Enterprise architecture and technology innovation leaders are tasked with discerning the difference between the reality and the hype of disruptive, emerging technology trends. This research presents a model for identifying the technology trends they need to watch and potentially respond to.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Assess the Potential Impact of a Trend
    • Recommended Actions:
  • Evaluate the Degree of Maturity of a Trend
    • Recommended Actions
  • Determine the Market Dynamics Surrounding the Trend
  • Build Your Technology Trend-Scanning List and Leverage the Information for Strategy and Innovation Planning

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