Skip to main content

Inquirers top 10 Predictions for 2008

Martin has some hilarious predictions, well it certainly is more refreshing and though-provoking than that of Springboard's hits and misses!

Some of them are here:

5. Cloud computing won’t take off. The Red Hat/Amazon deal was very interesting, but you go first.

4. Music labels leave old DRM town. With Warner leaving yesterday, there’s not much propping-up of this house of cards.

3. The Internet won’t slow down. Like Moore’s Law, there’s too much at stake for repeated predictions to come true.

2. M&A will slow down. Oracle and IBM have already got the low-hanging fruit in enterprise software and a lot of what is unconsolidated will look even less attractive in the event of an economic slowdown. RIM won’t sell to Microsoft. OK, so Palm may go, as will anybody private and VC-backed in virtualisation, and
maybe one of the big Internet properties will sell, but the chaos of the last year will go.

1. Virtualisation on the desktop won’t go mainstream. The geeks who love it overestimate the chances of it having a more general appeal

See them all here.

Comments

Popular posts from this blog

DeepLearningTrucker Part 1

Avastu Blog is migrating to IdeationCloud.com; 1st Jan 2009 live

YOU DON'T HAVE TO DO ANYTHING. WITHIN 2 SECONDS YOU WILL BE REDIRECTED TO THE NEW HOME OF AVASTU BLOG. PLEASE DO UPDATE AVASTU BLOG'S URL to : http://www.ideationcloud.com on your website.

I will send out emails personally to those who are using my link(s) on their sites.

Thanks much for your co-operation and hope you enjoy the new site and its cool new features :-)




Not like the site is unlive or something..on the contrary, its beginning to get a lot of attention already. Well most of the work is done, you don't have to worry about anything though:

What won't change

Links/Referrals: I will be redirecting the links (all links which you may have cross-posted) to IdeationCloud.com - so you don't have to do anything in all your posts and links. Although, I would urge however that you do change the permalinks, especially on your blogs etc yourselfThis blog is not going away anywhere but within a few months, I will consider discontinuing its usage. I won't obviously do …

Cloud Security: Eliminate humans from the "Information Supply Chain on the Web"

My upcoming article, part - 3 data center predictions for 2009, has a slideshot talking about the transition from the current age to the cloud computing age to eventually the ideation age- the age where you will have clouds that will emote but they will have no internal employees.

Biggest management disasters occur because internal folks are making a mess of the playground.

Om's blog is carrying an article about Cloud security and it is rather direct but also makes a lot of sense:

I don’t believe that clouds themselves will cause the security breaches and data theft they anticipate; in many ways, clouds will result in better security. Here’s why: Fewer humans –Most computer breaches are the result of human error; only 20-40 percent stem from technical malfunctions. Cloud operators that want to be profitable take humans out of the loop whenever possible.Better tools – Clouds can afford high-end data protection and security monitoring tools, as well as the experts to run them. I trust…