Top Digital Transformation Trends to Expect in 2021

IT plays an increasingly important role in the business world, as more functions and tasks are now depending on digital tools. From security to automation and organization, technology is evolving rapidly. In this article at ZDNet, Vala Afshar explains some top trends that CIOs, IT leaders, and organizations can expect in their digital transformation journey.

Trends to Expect


Automating routine tasks are allows employees to invest their time in innovation. Therefore, organizations are using automation to drive operational efficiency and improve business processes. Application Programming Interfaces (API) are playing a crucial role in driving automation and scaling productivity.

Advanced Security Measures

Security is critical to online success. As companies rely more on various web applications to support their business model, investment in API security becomes essential.


Microservice architectural style enables rapid, reliable, and frequent delivery of complex and large applications. “Organizations are turning to microservices to build new customer experiences rapidly. Companies deploying microservices to production will require some form of service mesh capabilities to scale,” explains Vala.

Cloud Technologies

Cloud technologies allow companies greater freedom and larger scalability potential. Further, it will enable unparalleled agility and the ability to respond more quickly to changing technologies and market trends.

Composable Enterprise

Technology experts believe that ‘composable enterprise’ is the future of applications. The composable enterprise is a platform with built-in data orchestration tools and services for analytics and automation. It speeds up data analysis, engineering, and preparation while creating more innovation, reducing costs, and paving the way for better collaboration and partnerships.

Augmented and Virtual Reality

The ability to combine real and virtual experiences is in huge demand. Customers appreciate these tools to plan out their hypothetical purchase journeys. Companies are using them for internal testing and training, too.

If you want to stay ahead of the curve, utilize the scalability and dynamism of new technologies. To read the original article, click on https://www.zdnet.com/article/top-8-trends-shaping-digital-transformation-in-2021/.

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