Aragon Research’s 2021 Predictions: Sneak Peek
Each year, the Aragon analyst team works to provide valuable predictions for Business and IT leaders to face the coming year. Earlier this month, our 2021 predictions were released. This blog will dive into some of the topics that the 2021 predictions cover, as well as discuss how you might benefit from these predictions.
The 2021 predictions from Aragon cover many topic areas, but I’ll provide a glimpse of what they include. It’s key to note that many of these predictions were influenced by the COVID-19 pandemic and its effects on the workplace, which we expect to last at least through this decade. Many of the key changes that were predicted for future years are now accelerated, and are happening more rapidly. Technology is emerging and adapting to meet the need for more integrated and intelligent processes in the enterprise.
You can expect to read about the following topics (and more!) in our 2021 predictions report:
- Process automation
- Combining electronic and real world visualizations
- The move to a richer collaboration experience over simple telephony
- Adoption of digital assistant technology to reduce application feature complexity
- The use of artificial intelligence in collaboration
- The tripling of investments to support hybrid workplace applications
- Continued mitigation investments to increase enterprise security.
What Does the Report Offer?
Besides actually making valuable business/IT predictions, Aragon analysts provide information and insight about the topics and technologies mentioned in each prediction.
The report is split up into 8 different predictions, each including:
- Key Findings: The key findings following for each prediction dive into the reasons why Aragon was confident in making that prediction. This includes important market trends and challenges that have influenced the prediction.
- Market Implications: The market implications in this report answer one important question: what does this prediction mean for its related market? This section mentions any changes in the market that you’ll need to watch out for.
- Recommendations: The recommendations following each prediction are valuable.
Recommendations are made for both vendors and end-users with access to the report. These recommendations help you tie the prediction back to your specific enterprise and take action accordingly. In other words, what should you do with the information this prediction offers as you enter 2021?
To give you a sneak peek of what the report holds, we’ll give you one of the predictions involving collaboration.
By YE 2025, collaboration applications will become the new “dial-tone,” replacing 80% of enterprise communications modalities (60% probability).
To read the key findings, market implications, and key recommendations for this prediction, get the report here.
So, what are the benefits of reading our 2021 Predictions? To put it simply–you’ll get a competitive edge. Our analysts are experts in all things related to the intersection of business and technology, and they’ve crafted these predictions specifically to help you navigate the technology landscape as you lead your enterprise into 2021 (and beyond). As the workplace shifts and changes in many ways, our analysts have kept up with the major trends that could be key to your business success. Take it from the experts!