When it comes to enterprise systems, the one common thread running through all of them is their intent to improve enterprise decision making. All of them support disparate processes and cycles. But at the end of the day the bottom line is to improve the quality and time of decision making. The same is true in case of enterprise content management system popularly known as ECM.
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A few months back a colleague handed me a report published by Juniper Research on mobile augmented reality (AR). The report predicted mobile based AR apps to witness 1.4 billion downloads by 2015 – a business worth $1.5 billion approximately.
I dropped my jaw and gawked at Juniper’s report. My reaction had nothing to do with the figures contained in there. I have never doubted AR’s potential all this while. In fact, somehow I have always known that one day AR was going to be big – probably too big to handle. Rather it was a surreal feeling for me. I was like ‘yay I was right about AR.’
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It’s funny how we end up being part of a historic shift and not realize it. You can have history being created right in front of you and still be unaware of its gravity. You come to terms with it only after its full culmination.
The last time this happened when business processes started migrating to the online platform. Although we did feel the vibe, back then we did not imagine internet to change the way we do business. Granted that we were still exploring the medium but did we really expect it to entirely revamp our business landscape? I don’t think so. However, it did turn out to be a significant phase of our development.
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Gartner in its January 2011 report had predicted that in 2011 alone more than 17.7 billion mobile apps will be downloaded and mobile app store revenues will exceed $15.1 billion. Now by the end of first quarter of 2011 we are well on our way to this projected growth.
But along with this we have also witnessed some subtle but significant changes in the mobile apps world during 2011 so far. Let’s capture and go over these changes in brief.
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