​Man vs. machine circa 2018: A reality check on Gartner’s crystal ball

Credit: Gartner Gartner’s strategic predictions for 2018 and beyond revolved around the relationship between people and machines and how it’ll go from cooperative to co-dependent to competitive. Is it just me or does this man machine thing sound like a bad relationship? Here’s a look at Gartner’s strategic predictions for the years ahead via analyst Daryl Plummer and some thoughts on what makes sense and what’s questionable. More from the Gartner Symposium By 2018, 20 percent of all business content will be authored by machines. Reality check: This robo content move is a no-brainer. News organizations are already using robo-writers in select instances and mutual fund reports are largely automated as are those fantasy football recaps. Six billion connected things will request support by 2018. Plummer said that IT leaders…


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