Technology Trend Report 2020

Which trends await us and what is the impact of these trends on society and our bank? You can now read all about it in the Technology Trend Report 2020. The Tech Lab team (DTO, Strategy & Innovation Hub) has identified eight technological trends that it believes will have the most significant impact on the world, the banking industry and Rabobank, in particular, in the years to come. The trends are the Internet of Things, Next Generation Communication Networks, Extended Reality, Blockchain, Secure Multi-Party Computation, Voice Technology, Quantum Computing and Artificial Intelligence. This report digs a little deeper to unpack the definition, developmental context, future growth and practical application of each of these technologies.

Why Technology Trend Report 2020?

Roel Steenbergen (Tech Lab, Strategy & Innovation Hub DTO) explains: ‘Nobody knows what the future will look like. What we can see, is that the pace of technological change has never been this fast and that the impact of these developments varies. Some developments will change lives forever, while in a few years others will turn out to be nothing more than a hype. In this report we share our analysis on trends, extrapolate results and have a look at different scenarios. With this report we hope to boost the trust in technology and that the shared insights will be relevant for other industries, companies and individuals too.’