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"A 2017 Gartner survey found that 59% of organizations are still gathering information to build their AI strategies."

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"86% of survey respondents feel that the digital world is creating new types and levels of risk for their business."

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"Gartner predicts that, by 2019, 20% of users’ interactions with smartphones will be through virtual personal assistants."

Who is this report for?

Business, enterprise architecture and technology innovation leaders planning for 2018 and beyond will gain insight into the top 10 disruptions their organizations will face. You’ll also get recommendations for focusing your business strategy around specific technology trends.

What will I learn?

Gartner’s report reveals the most impactful trends for business and IT leaders to concentrate on when strategizing for future growth. Learn how you can keep a competitive edge.

Topics include:

  • Narrow vs. general AI: Where do businesses stand?
  • Augmented data discovery and analysis
  • How intelligent things will collectively work together
  • The key benefits of blockchain
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Gartner, Top 10 Strategic Technology Trends for 2018, David W. Cearley | Brian Burke | Samantha Searle | Mike J. Walker, October 3, 2017

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