Welcome to the New Year!
"So," my esteemed editor asked. "What's on the horizon for the next 12 months?" Hmmm, quite the question. After considerable cogitation, charging and discharging of the flux capacitors, and examining more chicken entrails than a man should ever have to, I have come up with the following predictions.
Generally, this will be the year of recovery, the year of realigning that which needs aligning, along with cleaning up what's dirty, polishing up what's tarnished, primping up what's, er, unprimped, and pimping up that which is unpimped. In short, generally getting ourselves out of the morass of negativity and gloom that was 2009.
All the signs are there that the general economy will slowly gather momentum over 2010 but confidence is going to be erratic. On the other hand, this will most likely be a good year for IT because, as I am wont to point out, all business is now information technology. Those organizations that have responsive and effective IT organizations will be competitive in 2010. Those that don't will risk becoming historical footnotes.
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File this entry under Convergence in the Home, subfile It's (Almost) About Time. Or file it under home convergence or telco to the home convergence or Android convergence.
Wherever you file it, pat yourself on your back---and the backs of your CTC colleagues because over a year ago CTC hosted a panel on the Open Handset Alliance and Android and we discussed some of what is now hot news. OK, before you fall off your chair in anticipation:
Android in Your Home