The Top 10 Strategic Technologies For 2012
Gartner proposes the most significant and opportunity-rich technologies for businesses and organizations to evaluate for the new year.
IT research firm Gartner has released its annual list of most strategic technologies for the upcoming year. Gartner defines a strategic technology as ‘one with the potential for significant impact on the enterprise in the next three years.' Additionally, the firm identifies contributing factors belying significant impact to include a high potential for disruption to IT or to business, the need for a significant investment, or the competitive risk of being late to address the technology. In short, be it an emerging technology or an evolved, improved technology, these represent highly scalable and potentially game-changing opportunities for the next 5 years.