Every year, and sometimes several times a year, various researchers and analysts offer their scientific tea leaves’ readings. In reality, things may not necessarily pan out as predicted. It’s a wait-and-see game.
In any case, it’s always good to read your horoscope every morning, as well as know what to expect in the technology industry come year 2009. I think they call it “strategic planning” in the enterprise world.
At the recent Gartner Symposium/ITxpo, Gartner analysts presented their insights into the top 10 technologies and trends to rule the world in 2009.
With emphasis on virtualization, organizations should also pay close attention to cloud computing, green IT, Business Intelligence (BI) and social software — among other strategic trends.
Full article on CMSWire: Gartner: 2009 Top 10 Strategic Technologies