2016 has ended with a bang, and now it is time to focus on the future – 2017.
If we talk about 2016, we can only say that the startup ecosystem has grown with time. There have been times when the ecosystem has borne losses and emerged triumphant. Sectors that were considered sure bets turned into loss-makers and the government itself gave the entire nation a mandate to turn digital.
In such an exciting time, to say the least, analysts have predicted what the future looks like.
According to market gurus sectors like fintech, healthtech will continue to grow in the coming year. From blockchain technologies in fintech to affordable healthcare and wellness needs and going to the emergence of new consumer brands, there are several areas which look to be breakout sectors in the next 12 months.
The International Institute of Digital Technologies (IIDT), being India’s premier digital technology institute, has decided to achieve the ambitious goal of becoming one of the top 100 digital technology institutions in the world by 2022. It is an initiative by the Government of Andhra Pradesh which strives towards enabling the role of digital technologies in innovating for a better future. It provides a modern learning environment to the students that is both globally connected and technologically-advanced. Learning at IIDT draws on and is integrated into the world’s diversity, dynamism, and innovation.
And with this thought in mind, the IIDT has curated a list of the following sectors it is excited to work on in 2017:
When we talk about sectors that will see a boom in 2017, artificial intelligence or AI has emerged as an extremely promising sector. AI technologies are entering our daily lives and self-aware robots are slowly but steadily, inching towards becoming a reality. The science and engineering of making a computer machine perform tasks that generally require human intelligence has all the technology enthusiasts lining up to create some insane innovations!