Enterprise CTO Captures Top Technology Trends for 2009

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2008 saw dramatic changes in the technologies available to enterprises. All indications are that 2009 will also be a year of fast moving developments. An expert in technology forecast evaluates trends and draws lessons for today.

CTOvision.com ( http://www.ctovision.com ), the blog for enterprise technologists, announces the release of the enterprise technology look ahead for 2009. This annual list of the trends driving enterprise technology provides thought provoking insights designed to support decision-makers in CIO, CTO and CEO positions.

This list is developed and maintained by Bob Gourley, CTO of Crucial Point LLC, a technology research and consulting firm and a former CTO of Defense Intelligence Agency. Gourley has earned recognition as one of InfoWorld's Top 25 CTOs for 2007 and is a prolific technology writer and speaker.

"Successful technologists know well that the best way to predict the future of technology is to grab it and drive it. But the cycle starts with a good assessment of the mega trends sweeping through our industry" said Gourley.

Trends examined in this year's list include:

  •      The use of social media tools by CTOs
  •      Mashups in the enterprise
  •      Context Accumulation
  •      Open Source software in the enterprise
  •      Enhanced enterprise security
  •      Netbooks, thin clients and cloud computing
  •      Virtualization
  •      Computer-based cognition
  •      Flexible displays
  •      Collaboration technologies
  •      IPv6 entering the home market

"2008 was a year of rapid changes for Chief Technology Officers", said Gourley. We should expect 2009 to move even faster."

Interview contact: Bob Gourley, 1-703-565-2811, Contact(at)crucialpointllc.com

About Crucial Point LLC
Crucial Point LLC is a technology research, consulting and services firm with a proven track record and an exclusive clientele. Crucial Point LLC focuses on the national security sector and the technologies required to enhance the security of the nation. Both government and industry are supported. Visit Crucial Point LLC online at http://crucialpointllc.com

About CTOvision.com
CTOvision.com is a technology blog for the Chief Technology Officer and the enterprise they serve. CTOvision.com is a mashup of the latest CTO related news and provides a launch pad into social media used by the modern CTO. Visit CTOvision.com online at http://ctovision.com

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