There are seven key megatrends driving the future of enterprise IT. You can remember them all with the helpful mnemonic acronym CAMBRIC, which stands for Cloud ComputingArtificial IntelligenceMobilityBig DataRoboticsInternet of ThingsCyberSecurity.

artificial-intelligence-headArtificial Intelligence is the discipline of thinking machines. The field is growing dramatically with the proliferation of high powered computers into homes and businesses and especially with the growing power of smartphones and other mobile devices.

Artificial Intelligence is now a big part of every IT service and device delivered to consumers.

Artificial intelligence software is assisting people in most every discipline. The many functions of AI are considered by some to be threatening many human jobs across multiple industries, however, our view at CTOvision is the contributions of AI will be far more positive to humanity overall. There could certainly be some disruption to many fields, and it may be painful to some people in many sectors of the economy. We would recommend building economic safety nets for those in need rather than slowing down innovation.

 

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Tim O’Reilly’s latest book is out! Everything he writes is worth reading. He has always brought insights into technology, business and society, and this time he is no different. WTF?: What’s the Future and Why It’s Up to Us is a fantastic guide and overview of the tech and business megatrends sweeping over society. Topics covered […]