1 Big Data
The development of IT technology continues, and the amount of data using is skyrocketing, that is why there is no surprise, that Big Data was on our list of trends in IT last year. In this way, digital marketing becomes more efficient and brings more concessions than traditional one, to which we all are accustomed. With the increase of popularity and demand for large data, the demand for profile professionals is increasing as well. Be prepared for the fact that the largest IT companies will begin to open many vacancies for specialists of big data.
The more cloud technologies are implemented in the software, the more data is used by stored applications in the cloud. This process is called containerization. In other words, when an application works, the main operating system refers not to the file archive which is on the device itself, but to the cloud, where the bulk of information is stored for the uninterrupted work of the program. Thus, the load on the main system is reduced to zero, which means that we get a faster and more productive device for use.
Chatbots are quite common in the nowadays world, and there is a tendency of recruiting more professionals who are engaged in writing bots which can communicate with potential customers in the chat form and answer questions that concern specific product. Our leading experts forecast an incredible growth in demand for such bots in 2018, and we are already preparing for the fact that our customers will also want these innovations to be implemented into their software.
New trends in information technology 2018 are so diverse and large-scale that the development of bots does not seem so great, but believe us, in a few years they will become an integral part of our daily life.
4 Artificial Intelligence
Artificial intelligence has ceased to be something innovative in IT trends for 2018 and is easily applied in creating various products in the IT field. Moreover, some companies say that this technology is dangerous for humanity since there is a high probability of losing jobs. Fortunately, these fears are groundless, because the demand for specialists in this area is much higher than in other ones of programming, so AI will most likely create jobs in order to magnitude more than it will take.
Types of AI:
- Purely Reactive;
- Limited Memory;
- Theory Of mind;
The main goal of the AI is to maximize the automation of existing processes. In the nearest future, there will be practically no people at factories and mass production facilities, but there will be much more workplaces in information technologies. Maybe you should think about changing the profession now?
5 Voice Assistants
Once Siri, created by Apple, was the only voice assistant that was available on the smartphone to everyone. But for now, almost every major world company has created its own assistant, which effectively integrates into their software. For example:
- Amazon (Alexa);
- Windows (Cortana);
- Google (Google Assistant);
- Samsung (Bixby);
- Yandex (Alice);
- Apple (Siri).
They did not just create a program that can recognize the speech and immediately respond to the interlocutor but also created special devices, like the Home Kit, that allows you to manage the house. Soon these assistants will replace people in some positions and will be more reliable in their work since the human factor will be completely ruled out