Now is time for businesses to get smarter by integrating machine learning, deep learning algorithms, natural language processing, and more into existing products and services.
One of the strongest corners of the market in 2017 was the semiconductor industry, and we expect that trend to continue into the New Year. Throughout the chip-making space, companies have successfully adapted to the changing needs of the consumer, including an increased demand for small, high-powered chips that enable “Internet of Things” (IoT) devices. Also, Humanity is on pace to add billions of people to the ranks of the global middle class by the end of the 21st century. To do so without wrecking the planet, we’ll need to become much more efficient at generating energy and extracting resources and more conscious of our impact on the environment, which provides society with trillions of dollars in value that’s often overlooked.