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Top Digital Transformation Trends for 2021
2020 has witnessed a surge in the number of cyberattacks, which has compelled enterprises to focus on bolstering their cybersecurity strategies against hackers. Machine Learning and AI would be very important for this trend, as there might be a continued increase in attempted nefarious activities.
FREMONT, CA: 2021 is just almost around the corner. In 2020, the coronavirus pandemic has accelerated the digital transformation across industries, and it is expected to mature in the next year.
Let us look at the top digital transformation trends in 2021:
5G to Go Mainstream
Untill 2020, people had a vague idea about the benefits of 5G. Because of the coronavirus pandemic, companies were forced to operate remotely. Thus, videoconferencing and digital transformation became a core part of people’s lives, which increased the need for more reliable connectivity and bandwidth. Hence, businesses today cannot afford to be disconnected, and 5G deployments have become a crucial part of the solution. Since work and schooling are happening from home, the value of 5G is expected to become increasingly mainstream in 2021.
Cybersecurity More on Focus
2020 has witnessed a surge in the cyberattack, which has compelled enterprises to focus on bolstering their cybersecurity strategies against hackers. Machine Learning and AI would be very important for this trend, as there might be a continued increase in attempted nefarious activities.
Work from Home To be Continued
Flexibility has been one of the most sought after benefits for quite a while now. The pandemic has forced people to stay indoors, which has popularized the remote work culture. Remote work arrangement has become the only viable option for many companies, especially in areas with strict coronavirus lockdowns. Working from home has proved to boost employee productivity and help companies in cost-cutting. Even as companies gradually reopen their offices and employees are finally allowed to return to work, companies will continue to ensure their employees’ protection. Many tech giants have already extended their work from home policies through 2021. Many smart technologies, including Zoom, Webex, and Microsoft Teams, played a pivotal role in streamlining the remote work arrangement.