AI, security breaches, voice automation, a rise in flip phone sales... these are just a few of the IT predictions people are making for 2019 and beyond.

Be sure to register for our upcoming webinar on the subject, where our qualified experts will weigh in on what we can expect.Here are some of the IT predictions we've received:

  • AI and voice automation are going to be the trend.

  • AI will continue to become more and more prevalent in IT and daily life.

  • Automation (especially in retail) and IT advancements in healthcare.

  • Automation, automation, automation

  • Better user experience

  • Cloud

  • Companies that have their own data centers will get out of them and into colocation services.

  • Data analytics

  • I have seen a growing trend in business of adoption technology based on appearance. More products will be focusing on the UX, GUI and reporting functions.

  • I think the first streaming-only game console will be announced.

  • I'm really hoping for quantum computing!

  • IoT

  • IoT hacks will become more and more common.

  • IT departments will include IoT and analytics sections.

  • More AI, more and improved automation, more skilled workers need to support and develop quality automation.

  • More automation, partially based on AI and self-learning capabilities.

  • More businesses will adopt cloud solutions, and there will be a major breach in cloud security.

  • More cloud

  • People will begin to purchase flip phones again.

  • Security and automation will take a greater focus throughout this year.

  • Security breaches from IoT devices will continue to rise. Users will demand more control/verification of their privacy, and 5g will still not be widely available.

  • Security increases and threats evaded.

  • The convergence of things through API's.

  • The perimeter will mostly move from the site to the endpoint. The difference between on-network and off-network will become nearly meaningless.

  • Widespread adoption and use of machine learning and AI in service areas (phone, web, chat, email).