Tag Archive: Information Age

Feb 27 2010

Maybe there’s a SaaS for that?

Writing a “ten construction IT trends” feature for a UK construction publication this week, I found myself reflecting again on tablet PCs (partly stimulated by the launch of Apple’s iPad), and on the rise and rise of smartphones. I found myself asking: why focus on downloading ‘apps for this and that’ when you might be …

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Jan 21 2010

20% of firms will own no IT assets by 2012

A fifth of enterprises will hold no IT assets by 2012 as cloud computing and mobile working practices become commonplace, Gartner predicts (reports Information Age). Technologies such as ‘cloud computing’ and virtualisation within the enterprise will result in a fifth of businesses owning no IT assets whatsoever by 2012, says Gartner research, with more and …

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Oct 17 2008

Business and Web 2.0

An article in Information Age, Web 2.0 adoption faces workplace challenges (online here), says that while Web 2.0 technologies continue to penetrate the enterprise (see graph), many companies are encountering difficulties when trying to implement the disparate technology sets. A McKinsey survey of 1988 executives suggests that tools such as wikis, blogs and social networks …

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