Newsletters 2006

January 18, 2006

The Demise Of The Packaged Application

The Demise Of The Packaged Application  by Judith Hurwitz, CEO As this new year begins, I am going to take a bold step and predict the beginning of the demise of the packaged application as we know it.  Do I mean that companies will stop selling vertically-oriented packaged applications?  Of course not. Nor will we […]

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January 18, 2006

Infrastructure Management – The Growing Opportunity

Infrastructure Management ? The Growing Opportunity by Robin Bloor, Partner The IT industry mutates in a particular manner ? one that is driven by the evolution and enhancement of existing capabilities at every level (from silicon to the user interface) and also driven by sudden technology leaps and the advent of completely new disruptive technologies. […]

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January 18, 2006

Apple To Establish A Presence In The Windows Market In 2006.

Apple To Establish A Presence In The Windows Market In 2006. by Arnold Reinhold, Principal Apple has managed to surprise the stock market and the IT market repeatedly in the past two years – by consistently exceeding excpectations. The latest quarter’s figures are yet another example, with Apple beating analyst expectations to record revenues above […]

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January 17, 2006

Information Integration Technologies To Watch In 2006

Information Integration Technologies To Watch In 2006 by Dr. Fern B. Halper and Marcia Kaufman, Partners Introduction Many companies will become significantly more proactive in the management of their information infrastructure in 2006.  They will implement technologies like metadata management and Customer/Product Data Integration (CDI/PDI) to gain more control of their information. Companies often find […]

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January 17, 2006

Predictions For The Security Market For 2006

Predictions For The Security Market For 2006 by Fran Howarth, Partner Long seen as a maintenance issue, security issues have exploded in recent years and now command top dollar in terms of technology purchasing decisions. 2006 will see an even greater focus on security issues, with companies looking to achieve a real return on their […]

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January 17, 2006

Fundamental Changes Will Disrupt the Software Industry

by Rikki Kirzner, Partner The software industry has become more turbulent than we have ever known it. It is undergoing a series of cataclysmic changes that are disrupting its economics and rendering it unrecognizable to those of us who have grown up under its influence. Change of this nature will prevail throughout 2006 and for […]

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