Business software cooperates. Your project management, sales management, and team management software will hold a conference and work together. Science fiction? No, it’s not. Platforms such as Zapier and Cyclr connect many applications now.
5G will be rolled out on a broader basis. The big draw with 5G is latency, which will be almost nonexistent. Imagine communicating instantly with customers, no lag for video upload of relevant information or wondering if the customer was even able to upload.
Cybersecurity in the cloud offers one of the best ways for a small business to keep data and systems secure. Cybercriminals will enhance their abilities and already target small to medium business due to vulnerabilities. Cybersecurity in the cloud offers excellent protection at lower costs.
MR, mixed reality and AR, augmented reality, make their way into the business world. Not just for entertainment, MR and AR improve business processes. How do they do that?
They allow real estate buyers to see what the finished property will look like, just by holding a phone app over the plans. Hovering a phone app over an AR marker in a printed catalog or product package allows the consumer access to more information or even the ability to purchase.
The big bonus is employee training and collaboration. Training completed at light speed with the ability to virtually do the work, like intricate assembly, before ever touching the equipment. Cooperation over long distances enhanced with the ability to share not just the screen but the objects in question.
Two thousand nineteen will bring small business the ability to leverage tech to improve their processes, secure their systems, and step into immersive reality.
Author: Kris Keppeler, writer for Crossing Genres on Medium.com, and Does This Happen to You? on Channillo. Award winning podcast producer. Follow her @KrisKKAria on Twitter or on LinkedIn.