From emerging technologies to strategic ones, 2019 was the year of IT trends and artificial intelligence (AI). The top IT articles for Smarter With Gartner had a definite pattern this year, looking into the upcoming decade at key trends and highlighting the anxiety and excitement that surround AI.
In case you missed them, here are the top IT articles from 2019.
No. 1 — 5 Trends Appear on the Gartner Hype Cycle for Emerging Technologies, 2019
Biochips, edge AI, light cargo delivery drones and explainable AI are just four of the 21 technologies on this year’s Hype Cycle. All the technologies fit into five technology trends that will have significant impact on business, society and people over the next five to 10 years. Read now.
No. 2 — Gartner Top 10 Strategic Technology Trends for 2020
From hyperautomation to human augmentation to practical blockchain, this year’s top 10 strategic technology trends are structured around the idea of “people-centric smart spaces.” These trends will have a strong impact on people and the spaces they inhabit, but organizations must consider the business and human contexts for each one. Read now.
No. 3 — Top Trends on the Gartner Hype Cycle for Artificial Intelligence, 2019
Between 2018 and 2019, organizations that deployed AI grew from 4% to 14%, with conversational AI at the top of the to-do list. But setting realistic expectations is key — few AI technologies are fully understood and even fewer reach mainstream adoption. Read now.
No. 4 — Gartner Predicts the Future of AI Technologies
AI is everywhere, or at least it can seem like it. With new options appearing every day and CIOs pushing to stay competitive, it can be tempting to move forward with AI projects. But the reality is that delivering real ROI from AI projects will take much longer than anticipated and there are few things CIOs should consider for their organizations. Read now.
No. 5 — Gartner Top 7 Security and Risk Trends for 2019
Security and risk are an ever-changing landscape. The Gartner top trends highlight ongoing — but not widely recognized — shifts in the security ecosystem. Security and risk leaders looks to stay a step ahead should react to these seven trends. Read now.