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The history of IT has been a steady evolution of pioneering innovations in interaction, information, and computation, the three enduring eternities of modern computing.
The metaverse and other immersive virtual experiences are quickly becoming valuable enterprise tools for new business models, training, and collaboration.
While the value of AI is now indisputable, the question of how to best use it often boils down to how much workers and end users trust AI tools.
Existing systems and investments—represented by the business of technology, cyber and trust, and core modernization—need to integrate with pioneering innovations so businesses can seamlessly operate while they grow.
Instead of competing for a limited supply of tech talent, organizations can focus on skill-building, tap creative sources of talent, and provide a compelling talent experience.
In an environment of decreasing confidence in civic and business institutions, decentralized, “trustless” systems based on blockchain could help rebuild trust.
Historically, “technology” has served as shorthand for information technology. But an extended set of technologies—or xTech—is on the horizon. We anticipate that six emerging technology disciplines will eventually rival IT in their impact on business innovation.Explore what’s next
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