The last time we talked, I was telling you about the drone that landed on my backyard lawn, and how it got me to thinking about technology predictions of years past. Which trends were tech experts watching for in the year ahead?
According to Deloitte Analytics' recent report, Analytics Trends 2015: A Below-the-Surface Look, Data Analytics was of the fastest growing technology trends in 2015 and will continue to build momentum in 2016. "Put simply, analytics is becoming both the air that we breathe — and the ocean in which we swim," the report says. Creating new ways to access data to do work within mobile devices will be what organizations will be looking to discover this year. Already, data analytics and data integration solutions companies are providing a means for users to create dashboards with visualization and to perform advanced analytics on mobile devices. This is the year of self-service and democratization and this trend will grow as data analytics and data integration services become a responsibility for more and more employees within a firm.Read More