I am a firm believe that 2006 is going to have a lot to offer. From early indicators, I would have to submit that Web 2.0 type stuff is going to be on the forefront of much of it.
There’s nothing like a good paradigm shift to get you out of bed in the morning, don’t you think?
The forces are massing for some big changes in IT industry dynamics. We need this. The tech landscape has been pretty dry these last few years. It won’t be a year of epic events, but change that is already under way will accelerate.
Here are my annual 10 predictions of what to look for in the next year:
Software trends — A convergence of trends epitomized by Google and the amazing speed at which it delivers new features will cause vendors and enterprises to change the way they build software. The new approach will be open-beta development with community participation and frequent new releases. Essentially, we’ll use software while it’s being developed. [Read the rest]