With the downturn in the economy in the year 2020, almost every part of our life was affected including technology. Although, there was a great wide world-changing event but technology has come to stay. With the rate at which different types of technology is evolving today, there will always be latest trends transforming the landscape
For this reason, in the year 2021, IT professionals will constantly be learning, unlearning, and relearning. This means they will have to stay afloat with new technology trends. While the little advantage gained from the 2020 global pandemic is working from home. Listed below are the five biggest tech trends to follow in 2021.
Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence
Artificial intelligence has become the most valuable tool in 2021 and also the biggest tech trend. It has made us interpret and understand how we live, work and play.
AI has been of help in the navigation app, speech recognition, smartphone personal assistant, and much more. It has been used in hospitals for the collection of data on health care and prevention of the spread of infections.
In the business world, the changing pattern of customers’ behavior poses a challenge. As more human activities like shopping, virtual meetings, virtual recruitment, and more take place online. Traditional methods don’t cut it anymore and gathering more information seems pretty hard.
However, AI becomes a powerful tool in analysing behavioural shifts in customers. With this, organizations gain useful insights into customers’ behaviour, expectations, and preferences. Hence, companies can offer the right products to the right clients and at the right time.
The use of Machine Learning has also been encouraged in different parts of industries, which automatically create a huge demand for skilled professionals.
A lot of jobs will open up for robot monitoring professionals, content creators, automation specialists, and data scientists. With these demands, there is bound to be more technological trends to look forward to.
Robotics Process Applications and Vehicles Automation
As passengers using public transport from day to day increases, the use and implementation of self-driving vehicles will also increase. Efficiency in driving will be a priority in all public transport service providers.
Robotics process application (RPA)is another one of the most exciting trends that will continue to gain traction in 2022. RPA has been a game-changer in business transactions as it helps automate business processes and perform repetitive tasks.
Robotics also offers various career opportunities like a developer, consultant, business analyst, and project manager. This can be the next technology trend to keep your eyes on.
Blockchain is the data you can only add to and not remove from, though it has been referred to as the likes of cryptocurrency such as bitcoin. The advantage of blockchain is that the previous blocks cannot be changed thereby making it secured and also they are consensus-driven.
You also don’t need a trusted third party to validate transactions in the blockchain. The use of blockchain in various industries has increased thus the increase in demand for skilled workers.
To be vaster in the blockchain you need experience in the programming language, relational database, data structure, networking, and web app development.
Internet of Things (IoT)
The Internet of Things is one of the promising new technology trends. A lot of newly built gadgets come with WiFi connectivity, which means they can be connected to the internet and each other. This has enabled devices, home appliances, cars, and much more to be connected and also transfer data through the internet.
In short, the internet of things is an extension of the existing connection between machines and humans to make a digitally connected “life”.
There is a lot of benefit from using IoT. For our day-to-day activities, businesses, safety, efficiency, and decision making. It also helps in calculative maintenance, using medical care services, improvement in customer services, and much more.
The next wave of cellular technology is the 5G network. This super-fast agile network aims to revolutionize our lives, industries, businesses and everything in between.
Although 4G and 3G technology has enabled us to browse, increase the bandwidth for streaming, and much more. This new network will enable services for advanced technology like Augmented reality and virtual reality. In fact, this is what will make the other things discussed above available, fast and easy.
These listed trends are great potentials and they also offer a promising career. As someone who wants to stay afloat with new technology trends, it is advised to choose one, get trained, and get on board.