Emerging Technologies May 2006: Which Technologies Make Sense for Your Company?By Allan Alter | Posted 05-26-2006
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?
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