As online platforms permeate enterprises it becomes less relevant to think of the separate elements of technology. Strategy demands tackling all major aspects as a whole. Test your plans against this list
IT unbounded - The boundaries surrounding IT are fading Dark analytics - Advances in computer vision and pattern recognition allow companies to unlock insights from unstructured data Machine intelligence - Machine intelligence is helping companies make better decisions, embed complex analytics into customer and employee interactions, and automate increasingly difficult tasks. Mixed reality - Companies are exploring more immersive and engaging ways to combine the physical world and digital systems Inevitable architecture - Open standards, cloud-first designs and loosely coupled architectures are the norm Everything-as-a-service - Traditional business products are being re-imagined as services as organisations modernise core systems Blockchain: Trust economy - Blockchain is emerging as the mainstay for digital identities Exponentials watch list - Advances in disruption forces like synthetic biology, energy storage, quantum computing, and nanotech could exponentially transform the way we do business.