Blockchain, cryptocurrencies and e-wallets. Wearables such as Google Glass and fitness trackers. Sharing economy platforms. ConstructionTech. Machine learning and artificial intelligence. Bots, smart home devices and self-driving cars. Virtual and augmented reality. Big Data. Internet-connected fridges and other IoT gadgets.
Originally published: Dynamic Business, 22 January 2018
Depending on who you ask, some of these technologies are either ‘hot properties’ or ‘hot air’, while others have yet to reach their full potential.
For our “Let’s Talk…” feature, this week, we asked 20 thought leaders, including startup founders and other entrepreneurs, to identify the technology trends that have their attention in business as well as the trends they consider fads. To paraphrase one commentator, businesses shouldn’t seek to jump on the bandwagon whenever a ‘sexy new technology’ lands; instead, they should embrace the right solutions, based on a deep understanding of their industry and the problem they’re solving. Read more >