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Top 10 Strategic Technology Trends for 2020: Human Augmentation

Published: 10 March 2020

ID: G00450638

Analyst(s): David Cearley , Marty Resnick , Nick Jones


Human augmentation impacts how we move, perceive and interact in physical and digital spaces, as well as how we process, analyze and store information. Enterprise architecture and technology innovation leaders must explore opportunities to achieve digital transformation through human augmentation.

Table Of Contents


  • Why Human Augmentation Is a Top 10 Trend
    • Where Human Augmentation Fits in the Top 10
  • Delivering Human Augmentation
    • Cognitive Augmentation
    • Physical Augmentation
  • Enabling Access to a Largely Untapped Pool of Talent
  • From BYOD to BYOE
  • Cultural and Ethical Aspects of Human Augmentation
  • Actions
  • Appendix: The Other Top Strategic Technology Trends for 2020

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