Just how smart do you think your office will become in 2017?  With technology taking immense leaps in innovation “there are seven major tech trends we’re in store for in 2017” according to the recent Forbes.com  article 7 Technology Trends That Will Dominate 2017 by Jayson DeMers.  The article goes on to say, “If you’re eyeing a sector in which to start a business, any of these are a pretty good bet. If you’re already an entrepreneur, think about how you can leverage these technologies to reach your target audience in new ways.

  1. IoT and Smart Home Tech.

We’ve been hearing about the forthcoming revolution of the Internet-of-Things (IoT) and resulting interconnectedness of smart home technology for years. So what’s the holdup? Why aren’t we all living in smart, connected homes by now? Part of the problem is too much competition, with not enough collaboration—there are tons of individual appliances and apps on the market, but few solutions to tie everything together into a single, seamless user experience. Now that bigger companies already well-versed in uniform user experiences (like Google, Amazon, and Apple) are getting involved, I expect we’ll see some major advancements on this front in the coming year.


  1. AR and VR.

We’ve already seen some major steps forward for augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) technology in 2016. Oculus Rift was released, to positive reception, and thousands of VR apps and games followed. We also saw Pokémon Go, an AR game, explode with over 100 million downloads […].

 

  1. Machine Learning.
    Machine learning has taken some massive strides forward READ MORE

 

Here at Andy Stern’s Office Furniture we stay at the head of the curve with office furniture innovations.  Check out the new Sit-Stand Desktop Workstation available for immediate purchase at our online store! And if you’re moving your office in 2017 we can help you layout & design and furniture selection.  We’re here to help.

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