Modern day technology has a made a big impact on our society. When we think about technology advancement, we always imagine movies like Terminator, Blade Runner which showed the negative impact of technology. But technologies are designed to take human life & society to the next level.
Here is the list of 10 technologies that are trending in the recent past and going to rule the IT industry for at least next 5 years.
1. Data Science & Machine Learning
Interdisciplinary field that uses scientific methods & algorithms to extract knowledge and insights from data.
Incorruptible digital ledger of economic transactions that can be programmed to record virtually everything of value.
3. Artificial Intelligence
Field of study that emphasizes the creation of intelligent machines that work and react like humans.
4. Cloud Computing
Delivery of computing services, such as software development platforms, servers, storage and software over the internet.
5. Augmented Reality / Virtual Reality
Merging of real & virtual worlds to produce new environments where physical and digital objects co-exist to interact in real time.
6. Big Data & Hadoop
Distributed processing large volume of data both structured and unstructured that inundates a business on a day-to-day basis.
7. BI Reporting
Application software designed to retrieve, analyze, transform and report data for business intelligence.
Combination of Development and operations team in an IT organization, which is advanced version to agile development.
9. Cyber Security
Protection of inter connected computer systems, including hardware, software and data, from cyberattacks.
10. Internet of Things (IOT)
Communication between mechanical and computing devices that can transfer data over network without human involvement.
Though there are many technologies that are emerging around, these 10 technologies provide successful career opportunities. These technologies suffer from the lack of skilled professionals in the IT industry. So, getting trained on these technologies in the early stages will place you in better positions in the IT industry.