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2021 technology industry outlook

Three tech industry trends to consider in 2021

While cloud computing and artificial intelligence continue to dominate the technology industry, edge computing is also making headlines. Deloitte’s vice chairman and US technology sector leader, Paul Silverglate, shares his perspectives on the advantages of processing data locally and how partnerships will play a key role in accelerating growth in the technology industry in 2021.

Key takeaways

In 2021, technology organizations should consider three key strategic opportunities both to recover from the COVID-19 crisis and boldly position themselves to thrive in the future:

  1. Redoubling digital transformation efforts, with an emphasis on improving cloud infrastructure, data and analytics capabilities, cybersecurity, and business model transformation
  2. Reorienting and reskilling the workforce to optimize remote work capabilities and take full advantage of advanced technologies such as artificial intelligence (AI)
  3. Reexamining where and how manufacturing happens, with a focus on improving transparency, flexibility, and resiliency

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