The Future As Seen By Me In 2010

Well looky here, things one has scanned in eh. (ignore the photo, that's some guy that made some accounting software, not sure what became of him ;) MIKE RIVERSDALE is fuming. The expensive headphones he bought in Sydney three weeks ago have just died. His first reaction is not to randomly spill expletives into his coffee, but to use his iPhone to vent his frustration to his Twitter con- tacts, under the moniker Miramar Mike. "I will also put, 'What should I do?' It's a conversation. I'm reaching out to the people following me." The council predicts hand-held digital devices such as smartphones will rule the world in 2040. They already rule the life of Mr Riversdale, whose company WaveAdept helps businesses adapt - their computing sys- tems to allow staff to work from anywhere - and with anyone. In order of fre- equency, he uses his iPhone to tweet (1136 followers; 8363 tweets since joining), e-mail, make phone calls and use online services, such as checki

Is Your IT Department "Leading The Web 2.0 Way?"

On a nutshell, as reported by CIO:
  • Forrester report "contends that IT has begun to take a greater interest and leadership role in the enterprise adoption of Web 2.0 technologies such as blogs, wikis and social network"
  • I don't believe it
But prove me wrong!


  1. While I can't prove this yet, my work at "The Bank" is taking the 2.0 movement very seriously with plans to release blogs and a significant social element to much of its front-line web presence.
    Obviously I would be ill-advised to release too much information to the public and these changes will probably take some time to actually materialise (being a risk-averse financial institution and all), but the bottom line is we do recognise the importance of having our customers enabled by the technology we offer.


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