Oracle’s 2020 Top 10 Cloud Predictions


Oracle’s Top 10 Cloud Predictions The impact automation, AI, machine learning, blockchain, and more will have on IT by 2025


Prediction Number 1

90 percent of all manual IT operations and data-management tasks will be completely automated, opening the door to a new era of IT innovation.

By 2025, 90 percent of all manual IT operations and data-management tasks will be completely automated.

Prediction Number 2

There will be 600 times more sensitive data shared in the cloud.

The attackers are becoming more sophisticated, so it’s critical for companies to ensure the resilience of their data and systems.

Prediction Number 3

100 percent of enterprise applications will include some form of AI.

By 2025, 100 percent of enterprise applications will include some form of embedded AI.

Prediction Number 4

100 percent of supply-chain apps will depend on augmented reality, virtual reality, blockchain, ML, and IoT.

In some cases, AI algorithms eliminate the need for human decision-making altogether.

Prediction Number 5

Automated business processes will enable more personalized interactions in HR, sales, and other business domains.

By 2025, 80 percent of sales will be automated enabling sales reps to focus on relationship-building and customer engagement.

Prediction Number 6

80 percent of major cities will use IoT for Smart City initiatives. By 2025, 80 percent of major cities will use

IoT data for Smart City initiatives.

Prediction Number 7

Data science will be increasingly automated and embedded into analytics and data-management systems.

By 2025, based on current trajectories, there will not be enough data scientists to meet rising demand

Prediction Number 8

The rise of AI-based machines will create new jobs that haven’t been invented yet.

Machines are acting as employees in some companies, requiring business leaders to consider how these mechanical workers can best collaborate with one another.

Prediction Number 9

Cybersecurity attacks will become more sophisticated with the use of IoT and AI.

By 2025, 80 percent of security attacks will come from an inside source.

Prediction Number 10

80 percent of data will be linked to things instead of individuals.

The scale of identity data is larger than ever before, with much of that data scattered across users, applications,and ecosystems.


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