The Internet of Things is changing the way people interact with their computers.
And, if the tech industry keeps up its recent trend, that will mean people will soon be working from their mobile devices.
In the coming decades, we will see a surge in the use of smartphones and tablets in office environments.
The next phase of this trend will be when the devices we use are connected to the Internet of things, or IoT, and will be capable of reading data from the cloud.
In an industry where the cloud is growing at a rate of roughly 10 percent annually, IoT is the biggest opportunity for organizations.
And IoT has a huge potential to drive down the cost of cloud computing.
This article is based on the book Smart Machines: How the Internet is Changing the World and How You Can Get Involved.
Follow The American Conservatives on Twitter: @theamericanconservative,twitter,american.conservative.