The technology is really coming of age. Not only are we getting better at recognizing language, but speech synthesis has made substantial inroads, says George K. Thiruvathukal, Professor of Computer Science at Loyola University Chicago.
There will be a HCI first approach for any new purchases made by enterprises in the coming year, which will result in an increased adoption of HCI which fundamentally enables customers to do hybrid cloud.
Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning sound to be promising technology trends; however the infrastructure and maintenance costs are going to be the key deciding factors for their implementation, especially in startups and SMEs
New regulatory challenges coming from new visa regime with Trump administration and also changes to visa rules in countries like UK, Australia, Singapore etc. will bring down people mobility and as a result flexibility in scaling businesses.
With so much happening in redesigning of the recruitment process, the biggest impact of technologies is obviously on the recruiter. They will have to ensure a balance between data focused analytical skills and people focused social skills.