“Science is our great ally in the efforts to achieve sustainable development goals,” According to Antonio Guterres, the Secretary General of the United Nations. Technology is shaping not only our gadgets and equipment, but also – our lives, in general. Our smart devices are not only for luxuries. They are now part of our necessities.

The year is 2022 and perhaps, mainly because of the pandemic, our daily existence is relying more and more on technology. As the cliché goes, “the future is now!”

What are the top IT trends this year? What could define and describe ourselves and the society? According to various tech experts, these are the biggest trends to watch out for in 2022:

According to THE ECONOMIC TIMES, automation tech has entered everyone’s daily lives in different ways. And it will stay this year and beyond. Self-driving vehicles, data cleaning system of smart devices, smart home notifications – these are some basic examples of automation technology.

Digital connections, powered by 5G and the Internet of Things (IoT) have the potential to unlock economic activity, according to THE ECONOMIC TIMES. The report believes that mobility, healthcare, manufacturing and retail could increase global GDP by $1.2 trillion to $2 trillion by 2030.

According to computer.org, the growing number of data and demand for its insights holds great potential to improve many data-driven decisions. The only drawback of this is the tendency to be abused. Privacy would be a primary concern. As per THE ECONOMIC TIMES, despite technological advancements, organizations will still struggle with security breaches.

Other trends will emerge like metaverse, multicore and other evolutions this year but the topics mentioned above will be the 3 of the biggest stories in 2022.