Information has gone from scarce to superabundant. That brings huge new benefits but also big headaches says Kenneth Cukierr in The Economist special report on managing information.
Gartner, Inc. has revealed its key predictions on the use of social software and collaboration in the enterprise. These predictions focus on offerings ranging from team collaboration to dynamic social networking applications that offer rich profiles and activity streams.
The IBM Institute for Business Value publishes two business analytics and optimization studies aiming to help organizations to find how, driven by intelligence rather than intuition, can gain speed, agility and timing to execute winning maneuvers.
ReadWriteWeb ran a series of posts outlining the 5 biggest, most cutting edge Internet trends of this year: Structured Data, Real-Time Web, Personalization, Mobile Web / Augmented Reality, Internet of Things. This is ReadWriteWeb’s State of the Web 2009.
To provide a clear, comprehensive, and sustained view of the deep dynamics changing our world, Deloitte LLP’s Center for the Edge has developed a Shift Index consisting of three indices and 25 metrics designed to make longer-term performance trends more relevant and actionable.
The evaluation of 12 business intelligence platforms by Forrester
found that IBM Cognos and SAP Business Objects maintain their leadership, while
Oracle and SAS Institute move into leadership positions thanks to the richness of their functionality, product vision and strategy: Enterprise Business Intelligence Platforms
Each year, MIT’s Technology Review magazine chooses 10 emerging technologies with the potential to change lives around the world. Some of this year’s choices, such as paper-based medical tests and intelligent software that acts as a personal assistant, could reach the market within a year. Others, like biological machines and nanopiezotronics,