digital transformation trends 2018

Digital Transformation Trends 2018: What You Need to Know

What are the digital transformation trends in 2018?

Read on to learn more.

Digital Transformation Trends 2018

IoT Everywhere

The Internet of Things has been around for some time now. But, it is entering the mainstream. 

The IoT is a network of devices that are connected to the Internet and collect and share data to make our life easier. In 2018, the IoT will be everywhere and every device will be connected to the internet.

Many new products and services will emerge based on the IoT, from smart cars to smart hospitals, smart homes, and smart offices. It will also affect almost every industry and change the way we live.

Digital Assistants

Digital assistants are voice-activated personal assistants like Amazon’s Alexa, Apple’s Siri, or Google Assistant. In 2018 they will become even more common and people will use them more in their daily lives.

Digital assistants can answer your questions, order food for you, control your home devices, set up reminders or alarms, and even control your car.

Augmented Reality

Augmented reality (AR) is a technology that lets you merge digital elements with your real world. It has been around for some time already, but in 2018 it will become even more common as it becomes more affordable for the average person.

AR has endless ways to help us in our daily lives. Also, you will be able to point your mobile phone at a product and get all the information you need, such as the price, delivery date, or reviews. 

You can also point your phone at a building and see it in a different period. You can even download new furniture and put it in your home with AR.

Artificial Intelligence (AI)

AI is intelligence demonstrated by machines. In 2018, we will also see more and more AI in our daily lives.

We are already using AI every day without realizing it, from Siri to Google search engines. In 2018, we will see more AI everywhere. The use of AI will also impact every industry such as healthcare and education. It will also change the way we work.

Cyber Security

Cybersecurity is an important issue that we must always take care of. Since the rise of technology, cybercriminals have grown smarter and smarter. 

Every year new security threats are discovered and security measures must be updated to defend against them. 

In 2018 cybersecurity issues will remain prominent. Hackers will also continue to find ways to penetrate our systems and steal information from us or harm our devices in other ways. We must do everything we can to protect ourselves from cybercriminals.

Cloud Computing 

Cloud computing is when you store your data online instead of on your computer or mobile device. It has been around for some time now. But its popularity has increased in the past few years.

In 2018, cloud computing will also continue to increase in popularity. Also, more companies will also store their customers’ data on the cloud instead of on their computer servers.

Wrapping Up

In 2018, technology will become more advanced and more accessible to the average person. 

The use of technology in our daily lives will increase, as will the use of mobile devices, smart cars, and smart homes. 

We will continue to see a rise in digital assistants Apple’s Siri. Many new products will emerge based on the Internet of Things (IoT) and AI. 

Cybersecurity issues will continue to be prominent and cloud computing will be more common. 

We need to understand how these trends affect us in our daily lives. So, we can be prepared to use them positively.