"Gartner's annual 'top 10 technology trends for 2019' included an item that may come as a bit of a surprise to some IT leaders -- quantum computing," reports Brian Holak in
"David Cearley, distinguished vice president and analyst at Gartner, and explainer-in-chief of the top 10 technologies admitted the selection was a source of controversy internally at the research firm. The reason?
Quantum computing technology is arguably still in its emerging state. Gartner doesn't believe that it will be mature and mainstream for another four, five or even six years, but 'significant advances' have been observed in just the last 18 months, warranting its inclusion, Cearley said..."
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