The information technology sector is perhaps the most sought after field to work among, educated, skilled professionals. For a country like India, IT boom has had a significant impact on society in general. In case of the economy, IT created countless jobs and generated huge revenue and GDP. The ever spreading reach of the Internet and emergence of smart devices (smartphone, tablet etc) and increase in computer/ IT literacy, has changed a lot of things permanently.
Information technology has changed the way we run our businesses, the way we store and manage data, the way government services are run and more. Despite the economic slowdown and uncertain political scenarios across the world, India has managed to establish itself as an important player in global IT industry. The following are some of the technology trends that are expected to dominate the IT scene in India.
- Mobile becomes diverse- the number of smartphone has rapidly increased in the last few years. But there is more to it. With so many E-commerce start ups in the market, people are using their smartphone to search for products and services, give orders, make transactions. Regular bank related transactions are also being done more than ever. Mobile apps are becoming a very important business and communication tool and the trend will continue in the coming days.
- The government has taken up the initiative of building smart cities across the country. This means IT companies will play a vital role in creating infrastructure and providing services to both government institutions as well the citizens. It is expected that the technology of IoT ( Internet of Things) will play a vital role in this Endeavour.
- Security is of utmost importance in the digital world. From confidential government data to your personal username and password, everything is important and should be protected from hackers and online frauds. Bio-metric systems and other unique technologies are being developed for tighter digital security.
Cloud computing is gaining traction in India as more and more companies are looking for efficient ways to store and process data and utilize resources to their fullest. Not only Cloud makes IT services more responsive, it can also cut costs for smaller businesses.