We all saw technology accelerate at a breakneck pace in the wake of COVID-19, which experienced increased digital adoption in many sectors and businesses. The landscape of mobile technology has evolved, and the reports state that daily time spent on smartphones has risen by 20 percent, being 4.2 hrs per day as an average. In the shifts of digital transformation, many sectors underwent strategic moves in their journey.
As the mobile experience is becoming richer day by day, corporations have to keep their finger on the pulse of the latest mobile technology trends for their business and marketing strategy. Many organizations have progressed through a swift transition in terms of digitization and setting up the latest technologies such as biometric advancements, hybrid apps, enhanced mobile security, Location-based technology, digitization of supply chain tracking, expansion of Data Centres, Cloud Technology and many more.
Some of the top emerging sectors poised for mobile disruption include healthcare, eCommerce, automotive, education, customer service and construction industries.
In healthcare, mobile technology can make a difference between life and death. The attitude towards the medical and healthcare industry has completely changed with the emergence of virtual healthcare practices. It started with a rise in online consultations and moved ahead with the increased demand for telemedicine and mobile health services.The recent tech advancements are disrupting the healthcare industry rapidly.
The industry saw increased adoption of AI and ML-powered solutions for tracking health, diagnosing, testing diseases, and remote monitoring of patients. Blockchain electronic health records preventing data breach and, healthcare billing with the adoption of Blockchain has saved billions by optimizing current workflows. Also, predictive healthcare has become easy with the information aggregated through Big Data.
TechAhead,a leading mobile app development company,has played an instrumental role in revolutionizing the technology behind the healthcare & fitness industry and reinventing the fitness app development for the future. TechAhead is known to re-engineer the Healthy Mummy app’s architecture and user experiences across mobile and web and help them scale to 2 Million+ users worldwide.
No doubt, mobile apps are driving the eCommerce space and for good reasons. With eCommerce app marketplace growing at such a brisk pace, even the small businesses and startups are switching to mobile apps to reach deep into their target segment.eCommerce app development remained the companies’ critical objective, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic, which saw a myriad of new customers moving towards e-shopping, even for the basic needs. Technologies such as IoT, cloud integration, new payment methods, Augmented reality, voice search, and chatbot are the latest trends behind the revolution of the eCommerce industry.
AI, Big Data, Human-Machine Interface based on voice-based feedback, etc.,are becoming more prominent in building automotive road vehicles, increasing connectivity, electrification, shared mobility.According to Marry Barra, CEO of General Motors, ‘the auto industry is poised for more change in the next five to ten years than it’s seen in the past 50.’ A large and more productive automotive sector means enhanced sales and productivity, and this is for both, the sectors that supply to automotive sectors and the primary user sectors for which the automotive sector is a supplier.
TechAhead helped Haulink, a leader in the US trucking industry, in redefining the norms of the logistics industry by facilitating the vehicle booking and increasing the transporter asset utilization leveraging latest AI and advanced algorithms.
The education sector has seen many technological advances in the last few years in a plethora of ways. In the wake of the pandemic, the education sector has totally become automated. High adoption of ed-tech trends has been observed,such as developing more mobile-driven Learning Management Systems, video-assisted learning through smartphones, Android-powered Televisions, AI-driven assessments, the introduction of chatbots for student-generated queries, etc.
With a lot of data to store in higher education institutions, adopting blockchain technology is making it more secure. Gamification to enrich the learning process and Voice assistant-based mobile apps for visually impaired students has also gained a wide acceptance. Relying on online assessments, the answers written by students can easily be evaluated with machine learning and artificial intelligence-driven algorithms.
Millennial customers—80 million in the US alone—have become the most disruptivecustomers for the business. Armed with multiple devices and on-demand content, this group has the highest expectations when it comes to service, which profoundly changes customer engagement strategies everywhere. Augmented Reality, IoT, Recommendation Systems, etc., are reconstructing service delivery models. Services provided by companies like Uber and Airbnb have been fine-tuned to the customer journey, their time, and user experience.
Seeing the fireworks of new technology-driven startups, entrepreneurs, fast guns, and growth hackers, it is forcing traditional brands to switch to digitally-driven services. Mobile Payments apps are changing the way we pay for services. Social media apps are helping to build customer-client relations,and the integration of customer data and Big Data Analytics are making services more personalized to customers.
Construction being one of the fastest-growing industry globally, technology is disrupting it in big ways in terms of productivity, speed of delivery, and meeting sustainability challenges. Despite investing in staff inspecting on-site constructions, the influx of data from mobile devices, sensors, etc., are making monitoring capabilities smarter. To visually verify project progress in various stages of construction, Augmented Reality verification is playing a key role.Construction site safety has enhanced by wearable devices connected to the IoT andmathematical models developed through data analytics can reveal unexpected insights about any aspect of a project.
In the face of digital disruption, developers at TechAheadhave immersed deeply in cultivating a better understanding of the businesses, their customers, and competitors. To ensure that businesses stand out as an innovator, TechAhead works to differentiate your product uniquely. From mobile applications, websites, IoT services to design and growth, they have got you all covered. It’s time to take digital disruption in your stride by perceiving it as an opportunity for growth, instead of hiding from the inevitable.