Top Technology Trends in 2021
Technology is ever-evolving and there’s no doubt that it has brought out a whole new dimension. The scenario was completely different than it was five decades ago and it still has a lot to unfold.
The change that technology is going through is exponential and progressive. But the outbreak of Covid-19 has brought a lot of changes that could never be predicted.
Living in this contact less world, is all about learning the new, unlearning the not-needed and relearning the necessities. Sitting back and working from home has increased technological dependency.
Let’s have a look at some of the technology trends of 2021
- Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning
Artificial Intelligence is already widely popular for its perfection in image and speech recognition, navigation apps, smartphone personal assistants, ride-sharing apps and so much more.
Machine Learning is the subset of AI, also being deployed in all kinds of industries, creating a huge demand for skilled professionals. According to Forrester (research and advisory company) AI, machine learning, and automation will create new jobs.
by 2025, jobs including robot monitoring professionals, data scientists, automation specialists, and content curators, making it another new technology trend.
It is a notion that blockchain technology is related to cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin but blockchain offers security that is useful in many other ways. It is the data you can only add to, not take away from or change.
Numerous industries are involving and implementing blockchain, which will increase the demand for skilled professionals. Developing and implementing architecture and solutions using blockchain technology is the major work of a blockchain developer.
- Internet of Things (IoT)
IoT is not new. We are already using and getting benefits from IoT as consumers. The Internet of Things (IoT) is the future and has already enabled devices, home appliances, cars and much more to be connected to and exchange data over the Internet.
It can enable better safety, efficiency and decision-making for businesses as data is collected and analyzed and predictive maintenance, speed up medical care, improve customer service. Moreover, it offers benefits we haven’t even imagined yet.
The IoT is followed by the next technology trend i.e. 5G. The services rely on advanced technologies like AR and VR, alongside cloud-based gaming services like Google Stadia, NVidia GeForce Now and much more.
Telecom companies like Verizon, T mobile, Apple, Nokia Corp, Qual Comm, are now working on creating 5G applications. 2021 has already experienced 5G. More than 50 operators are offering services in about 30 countries.
- Cyber Security
Everyday, new technology is being adapted to enhance security. As long as hackers are there, cybersecurity will remain a trending technology. It will constantly evolve to defend against those hackers.
These trending technologies are welcoming skilled professionals. It is time to choose one, get trained, and get on board at the early stages of these trending technologies.
Content By: Brainware University