Technology Forecast: Cloudy With a Chance of Data
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Capitalizing on Key Market Trends Will Drive Enterprise Agility, Speed and Innovation

Capitalizing on Key Market Trends Will Drive Enterprise Agility, Speed and Innovation | Technology Forecast: Cloudy With a Chance of Data | Scoop.it
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Technologies will mainly aim to achieve globalisation, industrialisation and consumerisation.

The use of the 'cloud' will become more common, with mobile data costs declining as speeds increase. Data stored on servers will need to be kept secure for the peace of mind of the user/client.

 

Wired and wireless data transmission will  will need to be improved in terms of affordability and network speeds in order for the cloud model to function well.  

 

The use of Big Data (Information) will continue to grow as organisations use the data to optimise their products and/or services. 
"Gartner predicts that by 2015, 85% of marketing organisations will outsource big data analysis" 
The quality of the data captured and how securely/privately it can be stored, will be the key to successful organisations.

 

 

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Engineers to Improve Internet Privacy and Security

Engineers to Improve Internet Privacy and Security | Technology Forecast: Cloudy With a Chance of Data | Scoop.it

Leading Engineers Agree to Upgrade Standards to Improve Internet Privacy and Security IETF reaches broad consensus to improve the security of Internet protocols to respond to pervasive surveillance.


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Transparency of data collection and ongoing internet surveillance is an important aspect to the future of the Internet. In recent times, leaks of personal information that weren't secured enough by corporations, has lead to a loss of trust by users. Stressed by the consumers, the average user. As the internet has become a platform for awareness of ideas, products, services and so on, to maintain a healthy user experience, privacy will be key.

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Bill Gates: In The Future, Tech-Bots Will Take Your Jobs...

Bill Gates: In The Future, Tech-Bots Will Take Your Jobs... | Technology Forecast: Cloudy With a Chance of Data | Scoop.it
Bill Gates, speaking at the American Enterprise Institute, predicted that in the near future technology will progress such that many workers will become
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Autonomous jobs will no longer need humans, what skills will we have over robots?

 

The implementation of these systems can take little time for change. Cashiers may soon be a thing of the past with self-serve check-outs already installed at every major supermarket. This opens up job opportunities for software developers for building simple systems. Robotic Engineers will need to develop machines that automate simple laborious work, such as managing warehouse stock. 

Bill gates believes that the minimum wage in the United States should motivate individuals to pursue a career outside the area of automated labour. The future will end some jobs of the present with the development of technology, but in doing so, it will also create jobs, including some that may not have existed 5-10 years beforehand. 

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Ways Technology Will Change Education By 2028

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30 Incredible Ways Technology Will Change Education By 2028
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The use of analytics will continue to grow as companies realise the benefits this software can have on their businesses. 

Digitalisation of visual and audible content has already made a huge impact in the entertainment industry. Storing books has never taken up such little room as we have transitioned from the form of paper to electrically charged states of data. These are all forms of either an individual's ideas and works, or a collaboration of people. It is essential that these works can be protected from piracy and unauthorised distribution. Aside from protecting data securely and privately, there will be a greater need for 'cyber police'. These law enforcers will be similar to our current idea of police men and women, though spending their work hours in the internet realm.

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