Companies that want to succeed in 2013 will have to learn how to manage four key pillars of IT in an integrated manner, effectively bringing together cloud, mobility, social media and big data. IESE’s Josep Valor predicts we will see more integrators than hardware manufacturers, because people are looking for complete not partial solutions.
The consequence and at the same time the cause of four technologies (smartphones, cloud computing, pervasive video and social media) is the commoditization of IT, where consumers are more savy about the use of technology in their dayly life
Recently, a lot of hype has surrounded mobile focused services known as online location-based social networks (SNs) (i.e., foursquare.com, centrl.com, gowalla.com, and Google latitude). These are largely mobile internet-based apps that let you track and share location-based information with a network of contacts (or with the general user base). This information can include recommendations (i.e. for activities or restaurants), […]