As emerging technology continues to be a hot topic, the benefits and potential of all these new things are best realized in the context of a modern IT approach.

A few years ago, emerging technology started to become a thing. On one hand, it was a little weird—hadn’t we always had new things on the horizon? On the other hand, it felt like there was something worthwhile in this new trend. Cloud computing and mobility had been in place for the better part of a decade, and although there were some people debating the disruptive power of those new models, most companies were on a path of completely transforming the way they used technology.