Ten Ways Tech Will Make an Impact on Business
The prospects of IT working closely with the business side of an organization in more meaningful ways are no longer an elusive pipe dream. It's reality, and it's happening every day at the most successful organizations. From pervasive computing applications to big data innovation to cloud advances to game-based initiatives, highly valued technology teams are coming up with new and improved solutions to enhance revenue, increase efficiencies, reduce risk, connect to customers and boost performance. To pinpoint the essential developing tech stories for the year ahead, PwC U.S. has come up with the following top 10 list of trends to watch. "A diverse and complex set of technologies are emerging," says Chris Curran, a PwC principal and chief technologist for the U.S. firm's advisory practice. "CIOs and the C-suite need to embrace and incorporate these into their business, from strategy through execution. Collaboration within organizations will be crucial to business success, as each of the technologies has the potential to be a key driver in an organization's business agenda."