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Gartner Identifies Five Major Trends and Ten Technologies

Wednesday, October 10th, 2007

Web 2.0 SaaS Global-class computing Consumerization of IT Open-source software “The five major discontinuities have the potential to completely disrupt vendor business models, user deployment models, whole market segments and key user and vendor brand assumptions,” said Tom Austin, a vice president at Gartner. Gartner says five major trends will force IT organizations to change [...]

Greg the Architect – Off the Grid

Saturday, September 22nd, 2007

In this episode, Greg gets bent out of shape because he relied on “The Analyst Mystic Grid” to recommend a service monitoring and management software that wasn’t ready for the grown-up table. In the end, the analyst’s magic eight ball prevails. Can you say “Gartner”?

They Might be Giants

Friday, September 21st, 2007

Did you ever see the move They Might be Giants with George C. Scott and Joanne Woodward? It is a great movie.

By 2011, at least 80% of commercial software will contain significant amounts of open source code, according to Gartner …

Friday, September 21st, 2007

Gartner forecasts yesterday’s weather (and dragonslayer) – Computerworld Blogs Gartner’s survey shows 49.7% of open source usage is for “mission critical” applications, as compared to 59% for proprietary software and 58.5% for internal development.

Gartner Proclaims AIX Will Die in 2009!

Friday, September 21st, 2007

“IBM is involved in Linux development and working on improving that operating system. Why would they be doing that if Unix was their bread and butter?” he questioned. Gartner: No New Unix Apps to Emerge After 2009 All kidding aside, they might not be to far off. If you listen to a Businessweek interview with [...]

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