Category Archives: Predictions

Why It’s Difficult to Make Predictions, Especially About the Future

The year 2020 has been featured in many predictions and long-term visions in the past, implying not only the terminal point for the forecast or planning period but also a crystal-clear crystal ball. Now that the year 2020 is our … Continue reading

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Data Will Continue Eating the World in the 2020s

It’s difficult to make predictions, especially about the future. But one fairly safe prediction is that data will continue eating the world in 2020 and the coming decade. The most important tech trend since the 1990s will no doubt accentuate its presence in our … Continue reading

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99 Predictions About AI in 2020

“Q: How worried do you think we humans should be that machines will take our jobs? A: It depends what role machine intelligence will play. Machine intelligence in some cases will be useful for solving problems, such as translation. But … Continue reading

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120 AI Predictions for 2020

Me: “Alexa, tell me what will happen in 2020.” Amazon AI: ”Here’s what I found on Wikipedia: The 2020 UEFA European Football Championship…[continues to read from Wikipedia]” Me: “Alexa, give me a prediction for 2020.” Amazon AI: “The universe has … Continue reading

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Cybersecurity 2020 Predictions

Read more here Serial cybersecurity entrepreneur Shlomo Kramer said in a 2005 interview that cybersecurity is “a bit like Alice in Wonderland” where you run as fast as you can only to stay in place. In 2020, to paraphrase the … Continue reading

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IDC and Forrester: 2020 Predictions for AI

IDC and Forrester issued recently their predictions for artificial intelligence (AI) in 2020 and beyond. While external “market events” may make companies cautious about AI, says Forrester, “courageous ones” will continue to invest and expand the initial “timid” steps they took in 2019. … Continue reading

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Automation: 2020 Predictions

Over 1 million knowledge-work jobs will be replaced in 2020 by software robotics, RPA, virtual agents and chatbots, and machine-learning-based decision management. So predicts research firm Forrester in a new report published today, “Predictions 2020: Automation.” It also estimates that … Continue reading

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IDC 2020 IT Predictions

The focus for IDC’s 10 predictions for next year and beyond is the rise of the digital economy. By 2023, IDC predicts, over half (52%) of global GDP will be accounted for by digitally transformed enterprises. This digital tipping point … Continue reading

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2018 Predictions: Artificial Intelligence (AI)

It is somewhat safe to predict that AI will continue to be at the top of the hype cycle in 2018. But the following 51 predictions also envision it becoming more practical and useful, automating some jobs and augmenting many … Continue reading

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2018 Predictions: The Internet of Things (IoT)

In a recent report, Predictions 2018: IoT Moves From Experimentation To Business Scale, Forrester Research predicts that the IoT will become the backbone of future customer value, the IoT infrastructure will shift to the edge and to specialized IoT platforms, developers … Continue reading

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