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November 10, 2008  4:46 PM

Overheard: The big buzzword for 2009 is going to be “sustainable”



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Buzzword, prediction, sustainable computing

Every night after the news, my husband and I watch HGTV for half an hour before Jeopardy comes on.  On the East Coast, that means we watch "My House is Worth What?"  It's a show hosted by Kendra Todd of Apprentice fame, where viewers get to virtually meet three homeowners who want to know how...

February 1, 2008  4:33 PM

End-users will decide as much as half of all software, hardware and services acquisitions made by IT



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
End users, prediction

The rise of the Internet and the ubiquity of the browser interface have made computing approachable and individuals are now making decisions about technology for personal and business use. Because of this, IT organizations are addressing user concerns through planning for a global...


January 26, 2008  7:03 PM

Overheard: I’m declaring that 2008 will be the year of the thin client



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
HP, prediction, Ssd, Technology, Thin clients

bob_odonnell.gif Either HP sells thin clients, or someone else does. Sometimes, you have to eat your own children. IDC...


November 18, 2007  1:30 PM

Overheard: Datacenter in a box coming to a batcave near you



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Black box, Data Center, prediction, Sun

chris-mellor.jpg "Sun and a consortium of other businesses are going to lower Blackbox self-contained computing facilities...


November 17, 2007  2:02 PM

Overheard: It’s not your father’s joystick



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
gaming, Guitar Hero, prediction, Technology

guitar-hero.jpe "Though many popular games still employ a standard controller, the most popular...


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