Docker, machine learning are top tech trends for 2017

ThoughtWorks' semiannual Technology Radar also says augmented reality, microservices, and more autonomous team structures will surge in the coming year

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With 2017 fast approaching, technology trends that will keep gathering steam in the new year range from augmented and virtual reality to machine intelligence, Docker, and microservices, according to technology consulting firm ThoughtWorks.

In its semiannual Technology Radar report published Monday, ThoughtWorks calls out four IT themes growing in prominence:

  • Virtual reality (VR) and its cousin, augmented reality (AR)
  • Docker as process, PaaS as machine, microservices architecture as programming model
  • Intelligent empowerment
  • The holistic effect of team structure

The data is based on reports ThoughtWorks' consultants are seeing out in the field.

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