Roundup Of Cloud Computing And Enterprise Software Predictions For 2015

Grazed from Forbes. Author: Louis Columbus.

Whenever this time of the year arrives with its proliferation of predictions, William Gibson’s quote “the future is already here — it’s just not very evenly distributed” comes to mind. The best predictions provide a glimpse into the future while also providing mile markers to measure the journey. Those are the most fascinating of all because they take a firm stand on where, how and why a given area is scaling and at what pace. Instead of adding to the many cloud computing and enterprise software predictions being made for 2015, I’m providing a listing of those that are the most interesting and thought-provoking. They are listed below:

  • 10 Hadoop Predictions For 2015 - Well-researched series of Hadoop predictions and market forecasts. Key insights include the following: Over the next five years, the Hadoop-MapReduce market is expected to hit $2.2BV, attaining a compound annual growth rate (GAGR) of 58%, according to MarketAnalysis.com; IDC predicts that worldwide revenues for the Hadoop-MapReduce market will increase to $812.8M by 2016, up from $77M in 2011; IDC, which expects Hadoop to be in use in 45% of European organizations by the end of 2015; and SQL to become Hadoop's killer app for 2015...
  • Top 10 Trends in Business Intelligence in 2015 - Tableau's Vice President of Product Marketing Ellie Fields has written an interesting series of predictions for Business Intelligence in 2015. Her perspective on conversations with data replacing static dashboards shows how quickly contextual intelligence is coming to every phase of analytics. You can find a PDF of all the trends here...

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