New and emerging technology trends are rapidly revolutionizing the workplace in and out of the office, offering easier access to IT resources and cheaper, more efficient ways to get work done. In particular, the emergence of cloud computing, enterprise mobility, social media and big data -- not only as buzzwords, but as foundational IT building blocks -- are playing a big role in this giant technological leap forward. It's earned them the unofficial moniker of the big four for their role in reshaping technology roles, activities and capabilities.

New and emerging technology trends carry heavy compliance burden