“What’s that Mean?”: Computing Everywhere

Computing EverywhereLate last year Gartner published its top 10 strategic technology trends for 2015. The number one item on their list was Computing Everywhere. In our continuing “What’s that mean” series, let’s quickly define this for you. As you can see from the graphic, this new paradigm has expanded the use of computing technologies to include not only the traditional desktop, portable, and laptop computers, but now also includes wearable devices (e.g. Fitbit activity monitor, etc.) and consumer goods as well (e.g. Cars, washing machines, etc.) This is a boon for consumers and users. Convenience and accessibility will continue to increase, as will information and data availability. What this means for information technology groups is that they will now have to be able to handle enormously large amounts of continuous data coming in from an almost endless variety of mostly unsecured sources. Get ready Security and Business Intel groups, here it comes….

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Dave Bove

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