December 3, 2010
Report: The Top 5 Trends of 2010
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Read Write Web name the top five trends for this year.
“As part of our ongoing year-end analysis of what shaped the Web this year, we’ve created a report – The Top 5 Web Trends of 2010 – that looks at the most important topics: mobile, the Internet of Things, location-based social networks, the real-time Web, and structured data.”
8 Predictions for IT in 2015 From Gartner
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Klint Finley shares Gartner’s eight predictions for IT in 2015.
“1) By 2015: a G20 nation’s critical infrastructure will be disrupted and damaged by online sabotage, 2) new revenue generated each year by IT will determine the annual compensation of most new Global 2000 CIOs, 3) information-smart businesses will increase recognized IT spending per head by 60 per cent, 4) tools and automation will eliminate 25% of labor hours associated with IT services, 5) 20 per cent of non-IT Global 500 companies will be cloud service providers, 6) 90 per cent of organizations will support corporate applications on personal devices, 7) 80 per cent of businesses will support a workforce using tablets, 8) 10 per cent of your online ‘friends’ will be nonhuman.”
Richi Jennings writes about the rumoured Apple iPad 2.0.
“Here we are: more Apple iPad 2.0 rumours. Looks like the release date is April, and specs include cameras, CDMA, and a faster CPU. Oh, it’ll be thinner and lighter, too, so there’s no point buying one now.”