Top 17 trends for 2017: The strongest innovation and investment opportunities
According to a Frost & Sullivan report, dramatic political changes and other external factors are expected to have an impact on innovation and investment opportunities in 2017. These changes will prompt companies to become smarter and more efficient in business models and practices.
Some of the key technological trends highlighted in the study include:
- Artificial Intelligence personal assistants race for dominance
- Level 3 autonomous vehicles hit the road
- Connected living transforms the home
- Cognitive is the new smart
- Augmented reality becomes mainstream for B2B
- Internet of Things pivots to sentient tools
“Top 17 Trends for 2017” is part of the Frost & Sullivan Visionary Innovation (Mega Trends) Growth Partnership Subscription. The research explores trends spanning geographies, industries and applications to offer a comprehensive view of the change agents of 2017.
"Long-awaited drones, autonomous vehicles, space capabilities and robotics are all poised to notably affect the commercial market this year," noted Lauren Taylor, principal consultant, Visionary Innovation Group, Frost & Sullivan. "These technologies, while enhancing efficiency, productivity, accuracy and filling employment gaps, could lead to combustible labor dynamics. Such colliding interests will change the course of revenue streams and pricing segmentation, as well as encourage a thorough evaluation of trade-offs."
A downloadable preview of the report is available at the following link: https://goo.gl/6JGPB8.