Protecting the environment has become part of IT’s job. Managing your organization’s metadata should be high on the IT agenda. But the Web — and the new computing models it’s spawned — looms large on Gartner Inc.’s list of 10 strategic technologies for 2008.
- Green IT: This is BIG. Take a look at many people’s email signatures these days…everyone is putting “Please consider the environment before printing my e-mail” as their footer. That is grassroots baby.
- Mashup and composite applications: This is still very confusing for many “tech happy” people. (In their defense, I think they said it would be gaining popularity until 2010.)
- WOA SaaS: Say whos-a-whats-a. Web Oriented Architecture and Software as a Service. Or basically all those “cool” internet applications. Like Google’s documents and spreadsheets,
There are a couple other good one – but those are the meat and potatoes. Check it out and let me know what you think.