Industry analysts and suppliers have been busy with their predictions and trends for 2012. These insights include the growing impact of social networking, consumerization of IT, the need to support bring-your-own-device strategies, and the increased use of cloud platforms and services. We have included links to a number of industry analyst and vendors predictions for this year:
Avaya offers insights into the 12 Communication Trends for 2012, including collaboration, social media, managed services and customer care. In addition, Avaya’s Brett Shockley, senior vice president and general manager, Applications and Emerging Technology, shared his views on the consumerization of IT. Read the article by Fiona Graham, Technology of business reporter, BBC News.
Industry analyst Ovum has identified big data analytics, security and cloud computing as three of the most significant drivers of technological change in 2012. Their predictions for the coming year also include the growing impact of social networking platforms, the consumerization of IT and the deployment of mobile device management solutions. Follow this link to find out more information - IT ‘super themes’ for 2012.
Industry analyst Gartner Identified the top 10 strategic technologies for 2012 in a recently published news release, which includes media tablets and mobile centric applications. Gartner defines a strategic technology as one with the potential for significant impact on the enterprise in the next three years.