Prepared for Caitlin | Delivered October 3, 2019
Global Technology Mega Trends
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Determine mega trends in the tech industry that are expected to happen globally in the next five years. The information will be used as talking points in a conference with IT professionals.
CONNECTED LIVING SYSTEM
is comprised of three primary aspects of "
connected home, connected city
, and connected work."
Connected living involves an ecosystem in which consumers have
access to various devices
that they can use to avail of high-impact innovative services.
These services can combine "
video, voice, and data
" to allow immediate access and connectivity in any place at any time.
The entire connected living market size will be worth
$730 billion in 2020
Connected home components such as
"home automation, home energy,
home health, and home entertainment" will make up 31% of this market size.
Connected work such as "
mobility - mobile email, unified communication
, mobile working, and enterprise social networking" will account for 15% of the market.
Meanwhile, connected city components such as
"e-governance, e-citizens, smart transportation cards
, e-learning, and mobile banking" is expected to account for
of the connected living market.
One of the companies that are riding on this mega trend include Deutsche Telekom's "
connected home B2B platform
The company plans to deploy a
to enable the collaboration of major players in this sector.
Deutsche Telekom is seen as the pioneering company globally to provide a "
Its partners can have an access to this "
open and independent B2B platform
It currently has the biggest
variation of partners
in this segment.
DT's QIVICON B2B business platform
has partners from the automation sector (Belkin), security (Pax), health (Tunstall), multimedia (Samsung), appliances and electronics (Miele and Samsung), and energy (EnBW and Solon).
The company also has its
home platform for consumers that are connsolidating services from all partners.
half of the jobs
that are currently done manually by laborers could transition to robots.
Other emerging high-potential industries by 2020 and beyond include
3D printing, big data
, and virtual commerce.