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Top 10 Strategic Technology Trends for 2019: Quantum Computing

Published: 13 March 2019

ID: G00377688

Analyst(s): Brian Burke, David Cearley , Mark Horvath


The emerging quantum computing trend could have a significant impact on artificial intelligence, machine learning and business. Enterprise architecture and technology innovation leaders must assess the potential and direction of QC development, and plan for QC’s impact on security and applications.

Table Of Contents


  • Why Quantum Computing Is a Top 10 Trend
    • Where Quantum Computing Fits in the Top 10
  • Understand Quantum Computing Basics
    • Other “Quantum” Technologies
  • Explore Quantum Computing Use Cases
  • Quantum Computing’s Threat to Security
    • Quantum-Safe Cryptography Is Emerging
  • Quantum Computing Maturity
    • Hype and Challenges
  • Don’t Ignore QC, but Proceed With Caution
  • Actions
  • Appendix: The Other Top Strategic Technology Trends for 2019

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