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Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Mobile Application Development Platforms

Gartner’s  Magic Quadrant for Mobile Application Development Platforms announced on 26th April showed that the MADP market continues to be largely distinct from the larger application development tools market, because developing mobile applications for enterprises presents unique challenges. Specifically: 1. Each mobile OS has a unique presentation style, interaction style and software stack. 2. Devices… Continue reading Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Mobile Application Development Platforms

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Managing Information in Enterprise Perspective

What are the data challenges facing the world’s top companies? A recent Forbes Insights survey of more than 200 business and information technology (IT) executives at leading global enterprises uncovered significant trends, misconceptions and underlying roadblocks to better information management: • Data-related problems cost the majority of companies more than $5 million annually. One-fifth estimate… Continue reading Managing Information in Enterprise Perspective

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The Global Information Technology Report

Data have always had strategic value, but with the magnitude of data available today—and our capability to process them—they have become a new form of the asset class. In a very real sense, data are now the equivalent of oil or gold. And today we are seeing a data boom rivaling the Texas oil boom… Continue reading The Global Information Technology Report

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Gartner’s Hype Cycle Report of 2018

The Hype Cycle for Emerging Technologies report is the longest-running annual Hype Cycle, providing a cross-industry perspective on the technologies and trends that business strategists, chief innovation officers, R&D leaders, entrepreneurs, global market developers, and emerging-technology teams should consider in developing emerging-technology portfolios. “As enterprises continue the journey to becoming digital businesses, identifying and employing… Continue reading Gartner’s Hype Cycle Report of 2018

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Ideas for e-Participation

Today, global citizens use the Internet effectively for all types of interactions, including those with their governments. In fact, most transactions between citizens and governments can now be completed easily online. I see this “e-participation” as essential to preserving and growing democracy. In a world where rising, geographically dispersed populations threaten people’s sense of connectedness,… Continue reading Ideas for e-Participation

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Data Defines The Future Of Social Relationship Platforms

According to latest Forrester’s research, barely one-half of marketers are satisfied with their social relationship marketing programs. Most still face a long list of challenges, from measurement to content creation to staffing. But the social relationship platforms those marketers have hired to solve these problems are failing them: Most marketers wouldn’t recommend their SRP to… Continue reading Data Defines The Future Of Social Relationship Platforms

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The Future of the Global Muslim Population for 2030

The world’s Muslim population is expected to increase by about 35% in the next 20 years, rising from 1.6 billion in 2010 to 2.2 billion by 2030, according to new population projections by the Pew Research Center’s Forum on Religion & Public Life. Globally, the Muslim population is forecast to grow at about twice the… Continue reading The Future of the Global Muslim Population for 2030

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Size & Distribution of the World’s Major Religious Groups

Worldwide, more than eight-in-ten people identify with a religious group. A comprehensive demographic study of more than 230 countries and territories conducted by the Pew Research Center’s Forum on Religion & Public Life estimates that there are 5.8 billion religiously affiliated adults and children around the globe, representing 84% of the 2010 world population of… Continue reading Size & Distribution of the World’s Major Religious Groups

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Research: Evolution of Twitter Users and Behavior

The microblogging site Twitter is now one of the most popular Web destinations. Due to the relative ease of data access, there has been significant research based on Twitter data, ranging from measuring the spread of ideas through society to predicting the behavior of real world phenomena such as the stock market. Unfortunately, relatively little… Continue reading Research: Evolution of Twitter Users and Behavior