3 Key Digital Trends to Watch Out for
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3 Key Digital Trends to Watch Out for

By CIOReview | Wednesday, October 21, 2020

The digital era comes accompanied by the new kind of changes in technology, business, and society.

FREMONT, CA: The new age needs today's leaders to look beyond just managing a business, focusing on implementing awareness and adopting profoundly transformative enterprise models, practices, and their teams' cultures.

An open source is a well-established place where software innovation happens because it is further making its mark in some of the key trends that the world is already witnessing. Open source has kept its place as a popular operating system in enterprise IT, with more growth predicted, and also, there is a mounting use of open-source platforms.

Here are some trends to look out for, with open source playing a substantial role in them.

Distributed and multi-cloud computing

Multi-Cloud is on the increase, and open source will go on to disrupt the modern application stack. Newer studies show significant Y-O-Y growth in the enterprise usage trends around multi-cloud adoption, Kubernetes, and AWS cloud-native services adoption.

As no single cloud platform meets all the enterprise workload needs to end-to-end, there is an increasing need for various cloud platforms and settings. Hybrid cloud strategy, along with edge computing, will disrupt cloud strategy in 2020.

5G Data

This year is the year of 5G. Giant telcos such as AT&T, Verizon, Nokia, Ericsson, Huawei, and more are getting ready with global 5G deployments, although the world's best Android handset makers are already releasing the 5G phones. 5G has hit the ground this year, bringing a faster broadband speed, good mobile networks, also the advancements in a smart city, smart vehicle, smart manufacturing, and endless numbers of IoT + AI-powered technologies. 5G and open source are two of the hottest topics in the telecom industry in the last few years. Many telcos will take advantage of the open source principles to stay or become competitive in the marketplace.


Digitization of processes, better connectivity with the help of the Internet, and smarter machines with AI are leading business processes for a few industries into the time of hyper-automation. It has placed the concept of automation to a different level by allowing enterprises to do away with manual operations quickly, in a short period. For example, hyper-automation in the automobile industry has robotics arms deployed in the assembly section. Companies such as Amazon and FedEx are adopting automation at an incredible pace. They have used hyper-automation to improve the CX and perform tasks related to logistics.