Top 10 Information Management Predictions for 2012
This report is essential reading for information managers who are tasked with meeting the needs of the enterprise in 2012, which we have tagged as “The Era of the Prosumer.” The wants and needs of consumers drive technology development and adoption, and people blend personal and professional behaviors in information consumption and use – working at home, surfing the web, and taking care of personal needs while at work. With social media, the cloud, and mobile devices at the ready to access content anytime, anywhere, the age of the Prosumer – the professional-consumer – has arrived and will have profound impact on enterprise IT and IM. This report identifies the market forces to watch and transformative and disruptive changes that will shape the information industry going forward. This report contains predictions and recommendations in areas including:
- Supporting the mobile knowledge worker;
- Big data analytics;
- The global e-books market;
- Shared services models;
- Vendor relationships.