Article By minutehack.com
From Artificial Intelligence, mixed reality and autonomous vehicles to visual analytics there is little doubt that emerging technology will continue to have a seismic impact on the way organisations are structured, managed and run.
Late last year LinkedIn published their annual list of the most sought-after skills employers are looking for in 2017, and it is highly encouraging to see that data analytics takes the spotlight.
Additionally, the Centre for Economics and Business Research (Cebr) reveals the growth in big data analytics and the Internet of Things (IoT) will add an estimated £322 billion to the UK economy by 2020 and create up to 182,000 new jobs. With this in mind, businesses must ensure they’re keeping up with today’s demands and expectations.
Organisations are already seeing the benefits of these emerging technologies in their business – from increased efficiency to improved return on investment (ROI). These new technologies are here to stay and in 2017 we expect them to become even more entrenched in businesses, across every sector.
Here are the top eight data analytics trends we see shaping business this year.
1. Customers are at the heart of the business
2. Data moves into the cloud
3. Big data doesn’t discriminate
4. The rise of a new data hero: IT
5. IT reorients its skill set
6. Unlocking more opportunities for IoT
7. Self-service data prep goes mainstream
8. Many heads are better than one