IBM published a tech trends report based on a conducted a survey of over 4,000 IT professionals, faculty members and students from among the developerWorks community.
Below is part of the summary
Business analytics is the most adopted technology in the survey, showing the least adoption resistance as businesses struggle to automate processes andmake sense of ever-increasing amounts of data.
Mobile computing is here to stay, and offers room for IT professional growt has more and more organizations build mobile applications. Globally, Android emerged as the top platform for mobile application development; 70% ofrespondents are expected to develop for the Android platform over the next24 months, while 49% plan to develop for iOS.
Cloud computing offers new opportunities for technical professionals as businesses are moving beyond saving costs with infrastructure and beginning to build applications to innovate in the cloud.
Social business adoption for business purposes varies by country, depending on the perception of security concerns and local acceptance of this technology.
View it at developerWorks.