These are exciting times as technology experiences exponential growth in reach and scope. Although 2016 had its share of ups and downs, 2017 looks set for a digital transformation. While cloud computing witnessed overwhelming adoption and algorithms became new buzzwords, new technologies like Big Data, Analytics, Machine Learning, and Artificial Intelligence could revolutionise industries across the board. Tech biggies like Microsoft, Google, Facebook, Amazon, and Apple are already revving it up to offer consumers the ultimate experience. Adding deep learning, natural language processing, and neural networks could further add potency to the mix. The lines between the real and the virtual are getting increasingly blurred: Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg introduced Jarvis to the world—the Artificial Intelligence assistant from the film Iron Man. The following four trends could dominate technology over the next year.