Accenture’s 2011 Technology Vision report identifies eight trends that will drive the future of IT. According to Accenture, the IT in future will be dominated by data, with social platforms evolving as a new source of business intelligence, and cloud computing delivering on IT's role as a driver of business growth. In future, data will be king, reversing the roles of application and data, the report maps out. So, how do we cope with soaring volumes of data? The Accenture report can be viewed online here.