Adding to Mary Meeker's Internet Trends report, this SAP article brings up 3 technology trends with the biggest impact on companies.
Mobility lessens equipment costs and provides employees with a sense of employment and freedom with their increased access to information.
Workers are performing more tasks outside the office than ever before. 33% of business people spend 11-20% of their time working outside of the office, while 28% over 51% of their time.
Challenges: security and maintaining a work-life balance
The cloud enables companies to share, store and consume resources easier, at a lower cost and with greater flexibility.
28% of business people find elasticity and scale to be the greatest advantage of cloud computing.
22% say ROI or cost efficiencies and increased access to information are the top benefit.
According to Gartner, the cloud market is expected to grow 25% year over year.
By harnessing big data through analytics, businesses experience several benefits that are key to businesses’ success.
The biggest benefit, according to 26% is better information and greater operational efficiency.
The second most valued benefit of big data is remaining competitive (24%).
There are some great charts in the SAP article to review. How is your company leveraging these technologies to drive innovation and revenue?