There are plenty of trends that CIOs will want to stay ahead of in the coming year, but Erik Sherman things that not all trends are equal to others. This article on inc.com lists and explains which trends are more than likely not worth your time or money. For example, the hype that will occur over big data shouldn't concern you. While big data is important, the term has become ambiguous and overused. Check out the article for the rest of the trends you can just turn your back to.