lunedì 11 febbraio 2008

Le 10 predizioni chiave di Gartner

Gartner ha recentemente reso note 10 predizioni circa tecnologie  e evoluzioni del mercato IT che caratterizzeranno i prossimi anni e per le quali  le aziende si devono preparare a partire dal 2008.

Eccole qui di seguito:

By 2011, Apple will double its U.S. and Western Europe unit market share in Computers

By 2012, 50 percent of traveling workers will leave their notebooks at home in favor of other devices

By 2012, 80 percent of all commercial software will include elements of open-source technology.

By 2012, at least one-third of business application software spending will be as service subscription instead of as product license.

By 2011, early technology adopters will forgo capital expenditures and instead purchase 40 percent of their IT infrastructure as a service.

By 2009, more than one third of IT organizations will have one or more environmental criteria in their top six buying criteria for IT-related goods

By 2010, 75 percent of organizations will use full life cycle energy and CO2 footprint as mandatory PC hardware buying criteria.

By 2011, suppliers to large global enterprises will need to prove their green credentials via an audited process to retain preferred supplier status

By 2010, end-user preferences will decide as much as half of all software, hardware and services acquisitions made by IT.

Through 2011, the number of 3-D printers in homes and businesses will grow 100-fold over 2006 levels.


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