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Gartner Identifies the Top 10 Strategic Technologies for 2011

Gartner Identifies the Top 10 Strategic Technologies for 2011

Gartner, Inc. “highlighted the top 10 technologies and trends that will be strategic for most organizations in 2011.
Gartner defines a strategic technology as one with the potential for significant impact on the enterprise in the next three years. Factors that denote significant impact include a high potential for disruption to IT or the business, the need for a major dollar investment, or the risk of being late to adopt.

A strategic technology may be an existing technology that has matured and/or become suitable for a wider range of uses. It may also be an emerging technology that offers an opportunity for strategic business advantage for early adopters or with potential for significant market disruption in the next five years. As such, these technologies impact the organization’s long-term plans, programs and initiatives.”

The top 10 strategic technologies for 2011 include:

1. Cloud Computing.
2. Mobile Applications and Media Tablets.
3. Social Communications and Collaboration.
4. Video.
5. Next Generation Analytics.
6. Social Analytics.
7. Context-Aware Computing.
8. Storage Class Memory.
9. Ubiquitous Computing.
10. Fabric-Based Infrastructure and Computers.

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Stephen

Posted on: December 16, 2010, 7:12 am Category: Uncategorized

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