Aggiornamento: 12 nov 2021
Nowadays Technology is constantly evolving at such a rapid pace, causing an acceleration of changes,progress and connections.
However, it is not only technology trends and top technologies that are evolving, a lot more has developed this year due to the outbreak of COVID-19 making IT professionals realize that there are no certainties and fixed schemes in their role in the contactless world tomorrow.
In these two years technology experts will constantly be learning, unlearning, and relearning due to the immense amount of innovations.
So what does it mean for us?
Well, we can’t lay back but we have to keep our eyes on the new trends and stay updated because they will create the job of the future.
During this period we are facing a revolution in which we discovered the power of smart working and it is probably going to be the new normal way of work since it increases exchanges and productivity.
In particular there are 9 top technology trends to watch, those are:
Here there is a scheme of what are the components of the new industries 4.0 and as you can see most of them are listed above.
Now I will not give you the classical scholastic explanation of all of these points; if you are interested in finding more information about one topic you can click on the word and the official wikipedia page will be open. The thing I want you to focus on now is to think about those technologies, maybe you have heard these names but do you really know what they represent? Are you familiar with them?
Do you know that those technological inventions are closer to your everyday routine than you expect?
Just look at your phone you can find several examples like google maps and ride-hailing applications, face detection and recognition, texts editors and autocorrect, chatbots and last but not the least Social Media. In Social Media, Artificial intelligence algorithms are used to filter and identify hate keywords, phrases, and symbols in different languages.
These have been fed into the system, which has the additional capability to add neologisms to its dictionary due to the neural network architecture of deep learning. Emojis have become the way with which people express their emotions. This digital language is also understood by AI technology as it can understand the connotation of a certain piece of text and prompt the correct emoji as part of predictive text. Social media has also the ability to understand the sort of content a user resonates with and suggests similar content to them and also smart filters can identify and automatically weed out spam or unwanted messages The facial recognition feature is also utilized in social media accounts, helping people tag their friends through automatic suggestions.
Some future plans of the social media industry include using artificial intelligence to identify mental health problems such as suicidal tendencies through analyzing the content posted and consumed. This can be forwarded to mental health doctors.
What knowledge should we acquire?
The pandemic disrupted a global economy and uprooted many existing paradigms. In order to remain competitive and relevant post-pandemic, organizations must invest in deeper collaboration tools to ensure team productivity and with digital transformation the use of integrating low-code platforms is critical to increase the speed and presence into the market.
As a result, you won't have to think about which tech trend is right for you because learning about these advancements would broaden your awareness and give you an advantage over the competition. For example the arrival of the 5G tech trend, for example, would have a positive effect on IoT, AR, and VR, among other things.
Understanding these technological developments would undoubtedly provide you with more excellent career and business prospects!
So do not isolate yourself but stay connected and keep in touch with the world!