8. The Internet Of Everything
The Internet has its tendrils in almost every piece of our lives, from our appliances to our mobile devices to our cars. Cisco CEO John Chambers said he saw the Internet of Everything as a $14.4 trillion opportunity, in a keynote at the Cisco Live event earlier this year. The problem, Gartner said, is that the enterprise has yet to fully jump on board with the trend. Gartner recommended that enterprises improve their businesses by adopting what it called the four basic usage models: manage, monetize, operate and extend.