A recent report from Gartner highlights 10 disruptive technologies for 2009 in IT area. The world is really changing quickly with the strategic technologies changing their positions in one year’s timeframe.
The new entries to this list for 2009 are Business Intelligence that has toppled BPM and Specialized systems.
Considering prevailing economic down time it make sense for businesses to go for BI that will ensure a direct positive impact on a company’s business performance, dramatically improving its ability to accomplish its mission by making smarter decisions at every level of the business from corporate strategy to operational processes. BI is strategic because it is directed towards business managers and knowledge workers. BI is a tool that will help business decision makers to take decisions faster, better and more informed.
The second new entry to the list is Specialized Systems. Heterogeneous systems i.e. Specialized systems are an emerging trend in high-performance computing to address the requirements of the most demanding workloads, and this approach will eventually reach the general-purpose computing market.
There is one good news for social networking lovers. Gartner has officially considered social networking as one of the strategic technology for 2009. Till previous year it was only social application that was considered as strategic.
Other technologies are same as of 2008 but will gear themselves to higher level of adoption.