Few industries have such a far reach as information technology (IT). No matter what sector you work in, you’re likely affected by computers, software, hardware, and other features of information technology.
It’s important to stay on top of IT trends as they develop, to make sure your company adapts to any new technical developments.
What IT trends will define 2023?
We’ve identified a few of the trends most likely to impact the IT world in the new year. Check those out below.
Virtual work and play
If companies are the only ones pushing a particular technology that the general public has no interest in, does that qualify as a trend? Services like Meta’s Metaverse, and virtual shopping options developed by Walmart, are trying to find out. Whatever these digital worlds end up becoming, one thing is certain: they’re nowhere close to giving up. The hype around living in a digital world will continue into 2023, with every small development and change earning global headlines. This is one trend to keep your eye on because there is a lot of money (and we mean a lot) waiting for the person who can figure out how to get everyday people to use these services on a regular basis.
Artificial Intelligence (including AI art)
You might have seen the recent news regarding the controversy of AI designs winning art competitions, and being banned from well-known art institutions and websites. This is just the latest in the fast-moving world of artificial intelligence. Don’t be surprised when companies begin to integrate AI-powered technology into every aspect of their work. Considering the break-neck pace of AI development, and the lack of government regulation or laws, nobody can predict where it will stop.
The great (or scary) thing about AI is that you don’t need to know how to create your own AI structures to find success. Many of the AIs being developed are open-source, meaning you just need to know how t