Collaboration Tools, Server Virtualization, Open Source DatabasesWhich Technologies Make SenseBy Allan Alter | Posted 2006-05-26 Email Print
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We asked CIOs to report on their deployment of 45 top emerging technologies. The results: team collaboration tools, business process platforms/management suites, server virtualization, and open source databases, development tools and languages are consideReady for takeoff: Our survey of 45 emerging technologies finds team collaboration tools, business process platforms/management suites, server virtualization, and open source databases, development tools and languages are considered "most likely to provide business value" for their companies.
What computing and software technologies are on your CIO's radar screen?
What mobility, collaboration and business process technologies is your company implementing?
These dogs rarely hunt. Why are some technologiesnot just grid, but also utility computing, self-healing/autonomic computing, Semantic Web and MEMS (micro-electromechanical systems)taking so long to be adopted?
Are CIOs stifling web 2.0 technologies? Users are plunging into blogs, RSS, podcasts, tagging, and Wikis. But many CIOs seem to have cold feet about letting users try out new technologies.
CIOs start adopting emerging technologies more cautiously. Once-emerging technologies like web services, VoIP and blue tooth almost always provide the business value their users hope for. So why are fewer companies claiming to be early adopters?