Technology Trends

In this section we include any trending topics. Currently there is a lot of buzz around cloud computing and mobile computing.




The latest in mobile development has brought several smartphone industry life cycle issues to the fore. Here are a few things that the...


In the world of serverless computing, three providers stand out. Here we compare their features and pricing, to help you decide which is...


Artificial neural networks are paving the way for scientific, social and economic breakthroughs. Here's a closer look at some of the...


If we are going to be able to make sense out of all the data that we are accumulating, we'll need a faster way to process it. Quantum...


Not long ago, bring your own device (BYOD) was a hot new trend, but now it's simply a reality of modern business. Find out why BYOD has...


Artificial intelligence is constantly pushing the boundaries of what it's capable of, but can it be creative? Some argue that it can only...


The concept of DevOps has been around for a while now, but it's still being defined and refined - it can have different meanings to...


We take an in-depth look at what crowdsourcing is, how it works and why it isn't going away anytime soon.


What constitutes intelligence? Can artificial intelligence really be considered intelligent? Here we take a look at the hype and the...


Sales is at the heart of most businesses, so anything that can improve customer relations is a welcome addition. Artificial intelligence is...


Analytics have become a necessity for business, and now embedded analytics are making it even easier to implement analytic tools. Here we...


Moving services to the cloud might mean adopting a new way of thinking, in terms of managing them.


As the pace of change accelerates, how can we avoid becoming obsolete? Here, John McMullen examines the price we pay - and what we get in...


Like many buzzwords, most people are familiar with the term nanotechnology without knowing what it really means, or how advances in...


Consumers used to expect that banks would hold their money, pay some interest and maybe provide a few services. Now we want it all remotely...


The internet of things (IoT) is growing, and so is the data it produces. Deep packet inspection (DPI) is a method of examining that data in...


Passive biometrics is the use of biometric identity verification without the need for any user input. This can greatly improve security by...


You've probably heard the term 'fintech,' but what's it all about, and how does it affect you and your business? Here we examine this...


Although blockchain started out as a technology for cryptocurrencies, it is now beginning to find new and innovative uses in industries...