Top 10 Strategic Technology Trends for 2017

Digital Technology Platforms

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Digital technology platforms provide the basic building blocks for a digital business and are a critical enabler to becoming a digital business. Gartner has identified the five major focal points to enable the new capabilities and business models of digital business — information systems, customer experience, analytics and intelligence, the IoT, and business ecosystems. Every organization will have some mix of these five digital technology platforms. The platforms provide the basic building blocks for a digital business and are a critical enabler to become a digital business.

 

Adaptive Security Architecture

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The intelligent digital mesh and related digital technology platforms and application architectures create an ever-more-complex world for security. «Established security technologies should be used as a baseline to secure Internet of Things platforms,» said Mr. Cearley. «Monitoring user and entity behavior is a critical addition that is particularly needed in IoT scenarios.

However, the IoT edge is a new frontier for many IT security professionals creating new vulnerability areas and often requiring new remediation tools and processes that must be factored into IoT platform efforts.»