Trends Report

The Top Emerging Technologies For Digital Business In 2023

May 8th, 2023
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Jacob Morgan
With contributors:
Oliwia Berdak , Brian Hopkins , Julie Ask , Natalie Schibell , Hannah Bradbury , Sam Bartlett


Seven out of 10 global digital business and strategy professionals expect their organization to increase spending on emerging technologies over the next 12 months. To help them navigate the hype, we identified 10 emerging technologies that every digital executive should monitor or invest in and organized them according to when firms can expect ROI. Five of the technologies also appear on Forrester’s global top 10 emerging technologies list: natural language processing, explainable AI, extended reality, privacy-preserving technologies, and Web3. We also included generative AI, low-code, conversational AI, image and video analysis, and the metaverse in this report.

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