Key Technologies of the New Information Age

Wynn, Martin G and Wise, John and Howes, Michael (2002) Key Technologies of the New Information Age. In: Bridge Series October 2002 Seminar Presentation, October 2002, University of Gloucestershire.

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Abstract

This was one of several Bridge Series seminar presentations conducted at the University of Gloucestershire in the 2002-2004 period, delivered in conjunction with Business Link, Gloucestershire. This presentation examines three technologies that were then considered key for organisations wishing to exploit the opportunities of the 'new information age' - XML, Broadband and handheld devices. These three technologies have all evolved considerably since then, but are still central to the IT deployment of most organisations. The key issues discussed are also relevant to the adoption of the newer generation of technologies now being debated in similar manner - the four so-called SMAC technologies (Social, Mobile, Analytics and Cloud), to which one could add a fifth - 3D printing. The issues facing IT managers challenged with adopting and assimilating these technologies are similar to those in evidence over a decade ago.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Lecture)
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
Divisions: Faculty of Business, Computing and Applied Sciences > School of Computing and Technology > Technical Computing
Research Priority Areas: Innovation, Design and Technology
Depositing User: Anne Pengelly
Date Deposited: 09 Jul 2015 09:53
Last Modified: 30 Aug 2016 17:12
URI: http://eprints.glos.ac.uk/id/eprint/2426

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