4 Technologies to Boost Business in the Recovery

Kishore Swaminathan, chief scientist at Accenture, points out in an article in Computer Weekly that he sees 4 technologies that should be focussed on in order to not only be ready, but ahead when the economy improves The four areas are: Cloud and internet computing Mobility Collaboration Business intelligence technologies > Read more here


New TechNet IT Manager Webcast Series

During this 8 part series starting on 18th March, the IT Evangelists will be taking a look at some of the top technology trends tipped by Gartner for 2009, including Virtualisation, GreenIT, Business Intelligence and Cloud Computing.     Date/Time Abstract Wed 18th March 4pm Virtualisation It’s one of the buzzwords  in IT at the…


Breaking into the Clouds

Steve wrote a great piece on the significance that announcements at PDC 2008 in LA this week would have and oh was he right! Ray Ozzie just announced Windows Azure, the cloud-based service foundation underlying its Azure Services Platform, and highlighted this platform’s role in delivering a software plus services approach to computing. Key components…


Gartner’s Top 10 strategic technology trends for the next year

Not much of a surprise of what is included in this list, but I would have expected Green IT to appear higher. I would also have expected social networking/enterprise mash-ups to still be in early days of adoption and exploration, rather than in the top 10 1 – Virtualisation 2 – Cloud computing 3 -…