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Percentage of retailers surveyed who noted that optimizing access via mobile and tablets is among their top three priorities for 2013.1
Predicted worldwide devices spending (includes PCs, tablets, mobile phones, and printers) in 2013, up 6.3 percent from 2012.2
Year in which the majority of all new user-facing applications will exhibit gamified-social-mobile fusion.3
2“Gartner Worldwide IT Spending Forecast, 4Q12 Update — 2013 The Year Ahead,” Gartner Inc., January 2013
3“Predicts 2013: Social and Collaboration Go Deeper and Wider,” Gartner Inc., November 2012
Q: What will be the driving technologies for the next decade?
A: It’s all about enablement. There are a lot of different—and what some people may call new—technologies out there, but most people are looking at them for technology’s sake. The technologies that succeed are those that enable people/communities/business to be more flexible and agile. … The biggest player will be context. These pieces will all fit together with apps that are aware of your context, knowing where you are, where you’re going, what you’re trying to do, and helping you to achieve it more efficiently and productively by anticipating your needs.
For any of these technologies to succeed, they must follow the FUN principle: Focus on the User’s Needs. This mindset, accompanied by these technologies, will see them booming in the coming years.
—Brian Katz, director and head of Mobility Engineering at Sanofi, on the Enterprise CIO Forum