Gartner Inc (NYSE:IT) data to keep an eye on: We live in a period where we can see technology developing faster then ever, with possibilities that 10 or 20 years ago could not have been imagined. Here’s a mind-blowing fact: more people have access to the Internet worldwide than to drinking water.
Technology plays a crucial role in the business world. Aside from helping enterprises to optimize some of their costs, technology also is widely used as a way of interaction between companies and their clients, offering a variety of tools such as online stores for retailers, or app stores for software companies.
A recent presentation from Gartner Inc (NYSE:IT) discusses the top tech trends of 2013, and focuses on the most important technological aspects that need to be taken into account by companies as a part of their strategies for growth and development.
An IT research and advisory company, Gartner is involved in three segments: events, research and consulting.
The top technology trends for 2013:
No. 1 Mobile Devices Battles
No. 2 Mobile Applications
No. 3 Personal Cloud
No. 4 Internet of Things
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