Mobile and Cloud Will Dominate 2014 Tech Trends
In light of the insatiable employee demand for bring your own device (BYOD) acceptance from Corporate America, IT departments will continue to seek new ways to improve the performance of mobile devices in the enterprise. … The cloud will increase its domination as a primary business contributor, and researchers will discover new ways to improve the user experience. … Big data will continue to get bigger, forcing organizations to increase technology investments in their efforts to get a secure handle on it. These are just three of the 10 predictions for 2014 from the IEEE Computer Society. Also of note on the list are forecasts about the Internet of things, social media privacy and 3D printing. "The year 2014 will mark a transition from hype to maturity and the broader adoption of many promising technologies," says incoming IEEE President Dejan Milojicic, a senior research manager at HP Labs. The IEEE Computer Society is a top computing membership organization for global technology leaders, including professors, researchers, software engineers, IT professionals, employers and students.