Trends Report

Key Emerging Technologies Bring Opportunity To Chinese Businesses

Chinese Enterprise Architects Must Lead Tech Research And Guide Usage To Realize Business Benefits

February 4th, 2014
With contributors:
Dane Anderson , Alex Cullen , Di Jin


Emerging technologies such as big data, mobility, and cloud are powering the age of the customer and creating a market where innovators disrupt traditional leaders and startups have greater opportunity than ever to reach their customers. Our Q4 2013 Greater China Enterprise Architecture Practice Online Survey suggests that enterprise architecture (EA) professionals at Chinese companies are increasingly embracing emerging technologies to enable business transformation and deliver value. This report, the first in a series covering EA in China, leverages the results of this survey to analyze the dynamics of emerging technology adoption in China. It also presents leading examples of each of the major emerging technologies — big data, mobility, cloud, business process management (BPM), and virtualization — to inspire other companies in China to embrace the opportunities that these technologies enable.

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