May 17, 2020

2020 vision: SnapLogic's top five tech trends

Craig Stewart
3 min
Craig Stewart, Chief Technology Officer at SnapLogic, shares his top five predictions on AI, automation, cloud, data analytics and more for 2020
In the run up to the new year, Gigabit will be sharing predictions and analysis from a slew of industry veterans and thought leaders. To kick things off...

In the run up to the new year, Gigabit will be sharing predictions and analysis from a slew of industry veterans and thought leaders. To kick things off, Craig Stewart, Chief Technology Officer at platform as a service software company SnapLogic, is sharing his five predictions for 2020. 


Enterprise Automation – In early 2019 we saw the rise of RPA and bots within the enterprise however some of the technology’s limitations began to emerge as the year closed out. In 2020, organisations will take a more holistic view of automation, integrating point solutions like RPA into a larger enterprise-wide automation strategy. Automation will move from bots that do manual, repetitive, low-value tasks faster to higher value automation capabilities that incorporate intelligence and yield data-driven insights that help the user to do things better, not just faster.


Explainable AI – Transparency remains a hot topic, and will continue into 2020 as companies aim to ensure transparency, visibility, and trust of AI and AI-assisted decisions. We’ll see further development and expansion of the ‘explainable AI movement,’ and efforts like it. This level of transparency and trust will also reassure workers that the best of AI is here to augment and not replace human capability, making workers more productive and freeing them up to apply their well-honed skills to higher value activities.


Multi-Cloud Reigns – The customer has spoken and they universally want to use the best cloud platform for the job, a clear signal that cloud agnosticism will continue its rise in 2020. Depending on their technology and business requirements, organisations will use multiple public and private clouds for different application workloads, use public clouds together with their on-premises infrastructure, use multiple public clouds simultaneously, and a host of other considerations. The key: integrating their multi-cloud infrastructure so it all works seamlessly together.


Analytics/Big Data

Augmented Analytics – By merging AI, machine learning (ML), and natural language processing (NLP) techniques, augmented analytics is a new way of creating, developing, and consuming analytics that is going to be increasingly utilised in 2020. An augmented analytics engine can identify, clean, and analyse data, and then recommend actionable next steps, often without the help of IT or data science teams. By leveraging these technologies without the user even having to ask a question, contextual analytics and data-driven insights will be accessible to a much larger set of workers.


Empowered, Productive Workers – As technology is further democratised and data-savvy users acquire, access, and use a multitude of apps and systems themselves, often without IT assistance, we’re going to see continued growth of workers adopting self-service, low-code, AI-powered technology solutions to boost productivity, augment capability, and accelerate day-to-day work results.

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Jun 4, 2021

Logi Analytics Webinar: Meet the speaker

2 min
Join Technology Magazine and Logi Analytics for this exclusive webinar as we explore the revolutionary power of next-generation embedded analytics

Data allows business owners to leverage digital insights and embrace the power of data-driven business intelligence to make more informed decisions that are better for business growth and evolution. By using data to drive its actions, an organisation can contextualise and/or personalise its messaging to its prospects and customers for a more customer-centric approach.

BizClik Media Group and Logi Analytics invite you to explore next-gen embedded analytics in our live webinar. There’s still time to sign up for the event entitled ‘Application Imperative: How Next-Gen Embedded Analytics Power Data-Driven Action’, which is taking place on 10 June at 4 pm BST.

The webinar will be led by Constellation Research’s Principal Analyst, Doug Henschen, who focuses on data-driven decision-making. Henschen’s Data-to-Decisions research examines how organisations employ data analysis to reimagine their business models and gain a deeper understanding of their customers.

Henschen's research acknowledges that innovative data analysis applications require a multi-disciplinary approach starting with information and orchestration technologies, continuing through business intelligence, data visualisation, and analytics, and moving into NoSQL and big-data analysis, third-party data enrichment, and decision-management technologies.

Constellation Research is a technology research and advisory firm based in Silicon Valley. Prior to joining Constellation, Doug Henschen led analytics, big data, business intelligence, optimisation, smart applications research, and news coverage at InformationWeek.

What will the webinar cover?

This exclusive webinar will explain next-gen embedding capabilities that will enable your company to:

  • Eliminate unproductive toggling between transactional interfaces and purely analytic dashboards
  • Drive two-way interactions between app features and embedded analytics to drive data-driven action
  • The compounding impact of embedded analytics on your overall ROI
  • Harness analytics as triggers for automated workflows and suggested next-best actions
  • Enable developers to build quickly without coding while customising self-service options for end users

Logi Analytics is the only developer-grade analytics solutions provider focused exclusively on embedding analytics in commercial and enterprise applications, empowering the world’s software teams with the most intuitive data analytics solutions and a team of dedicated professionals invested in your company’s success.

Why not sign up today to find out exactly how Logi Analytics can revolutionise your data analytics game?

We look forward to seeing you there!

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