Top software trends in 2007

Posted on Sunday, Dec 31 2006 @ 06:12 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
PC World previews the top software trends of next year. This includes Windows Vista, SAAS, virtualization, Business Intelligence, Office Productivity and SOAs. Here's a short snip:
Service-Oriented Architectures (SOAs)

SOAs have been making "technology to watch" lists for several years running, yet the IT architecture, which is based on the idea of linking independent applications as services in a network to create custom composite applications, is still in its earliest stages of adoption. Expect enterprise companies to continue getting their feet wet by adopting SOA projects to solve specific needs in their businesses, and expect companies such as IBM, SAP, BEA Systems and Microsoft to continue to trumpet their software products as the best ones to use as the underlying infrastructure for those projects.

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Thomas De Maesschalck

Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.

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