The Future Agenda programme, sponsored by Vodafone Group, provides an open forum for discussion about how to address the major challenges which society faces over the next ten years, offering the opportunity for all to share ideas and potential solutions so that ultimately we can together inspire change.
The World Economic Forum has released, for the ninth consecutive year, the Global Information Technology Report 2009-2010, which measures the extent to which 133 economies from both the developed and developing worlds leverage ICT advances for increased growth and development through the methodological framework of the Networked Readiness Index (NRI).
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.