Information Technology has become a necessity in today’s business world. It is something that is constantly growing and changing in the industry. With this in mind, we are going to outline 5 IT trends we expect to see more of in the near future.
The amount of data that businesses need is continuing to grow year after year. With cloud systems, companies can store as much information they need in a cloud. Since cloud systems are online, data is constantly saved, making it more convenient for everybody. Cloud computing also allows for workers to work on documents together, adding more efficiency to your business. If you want to learn more about cloud computing, read our previous blog here: https://www.turboitsolutions.com/office-365-business/
A trend nobody could predict from last year was the rise of cryptocurrency. Since it grew exponentially, more businesses are investing in online currency. Although there are two views on cryptocurrency, it is currently growing in the market. Blockchain to put it simply is like a bank for cryptocurrency. If you would like to learn more about cryptocurrency, this link explains blockchain in a simple easy to understand way: https://lifehacker.com/what-is-blockchain-1822094625
2017 was a bad year for cyber security. 2018 looks to improve this as many businesses don’t make it through a hacking very easily. With recent new laws such as GDPR being implemented, the internet is becoming more secure, and users are able to control better what they want people to see online. The future will have more hackers and cyber attacks, but there will also be a growth in cyber security to combat these attacks. To find out how to be safer online check out our previous blog: https://www.turboitsolutions.com/tips-computer-security-protection/
Artificial Intelligence is growing rapidly in today’s market. These new smart devices offer convenience for their users, as well as potential efficiency for businesses. With smart homes, smart vehicles, and even smart cities slowly being developed; the future will have safer and more convenient environments. If you would like to read more about smart devices, visit this link: https://www.theglobeandmail.com/report-on-business/rob-magazine/the-future-is-smart/article24586994/
Smart Apps/Data analytics
With marketing and sales becoming increasingly more targeted, there is a need for better analytics and apps. On the horizon, there are predictions for many new apps and services to provide detailed reports on company’s users.
As Information Technology is evolving very quickly we hope you will join us for the innovation ride! If you need help with any new tech, or just have questions about your IT department, feel free to message us on any of our social media, or visit our homepage!