Almanac analyses data from 40 analyst, consultant, and futurologist reports to assess a range of trends – from our ‘digital predestination’ to the introduction of ‘upgraded humans’
Virtusa xLabs, the global consultancy’s digital innovation hub, has identified the top 10 tech trends likely to impact business within the next five years.
The xLabs team analysed 40 reports from leading analysts, futurologists, consultants, and industry influencers – including the likes of Gartner, Fast Co, and Forrester – and correlated the data to identify the top themes and innovations that will impact digital transformation within enterprise. The results revealed that alongside areas such as blockchain and AI, the future will see ‘emotional quotients’, ‘engineered empathy’, and ‘transcendent realties’, among others, hit businesses hard. The Trend Almanac details each of these evolutions; taking into account both the human and tech perspectives to help businesses prepare for the incoming wave of digital disruption and know where best to invest.
“The Almanac – inspired by Marty McFly and co. – offers a view into the future that can help our clients make informed investment decisions,” said Senthil Ravindran, EVP & Global Head, xLabs at Virtusa. “Our focus at xLabs is wholly on innovation, so it is vital to stay on top of emerging technologies we can experiment with in the lab. However, we recognise it’s a huge struggle for businesses to stay on top of the mountain of information available. There are so many reports it’s almost impossible for businesses to find one single point of truth – this is what the Almanac addresses. It was evident when analysing all the trend…