Managing the Disruptive Nature of Mega Trends: Social, Mobile, Big Data and Cloud
By MichaelM-Oracle on May 09, 2014
by Ravi Puri, Senior Vice President, North America Oracle Consulting Services
Everywhere you look, there is an article, blog post or tweet about one of the mega trends in technology—cloud, big data, mobility or social. As just one data point, a Google search on “cloud computing” yielded more than 300 million results.
These trends are already having a profound impact on our business and personal lives, and they will continue to impact how we do our jobs, how we communicate, and how we gather, manage and use data to learn and make better decisions.
In my experience in IT consulting, I have found that many people have different—sometimes very different—views on what these trends are and how they are beneficial. Here is how my team defines them: