Globalization has changed the way we do business. Today, we perceive and pursue opportunities differently. Our enterprises are expanding beyond our geographical limits into the low cost regions for manufacturing processes. But such expansion has its own risks. With dispersion comes lack of visibility, dwindling control, and difficulties in general management. So what do we do then? Should we give up on a business model that reduces costs and promotes inclusive growth?
For a long time, Microsoft’s Dotnet development platform has dominated the IT market. A lot of business applications and enterprise systems with high end customizations have been developed in Dotnet. But now the market has moved on to open source frameworks.
PHP based open source frameworks like WordPress, Joomla, Drupal have already attained tremendous popularity over a very short time. Things like open source nature, readily available plug-ins, customizable modules, support from developer forums, etc have further fueled this popularity.
Herbert Hoover said, “Competition is not only the basis of protection to the consumer, but is the incentive to progress.”
How true is that! Competition has given customers the weapon of choice. At the same time, it has driven enterprises to explore newer and more exciting technologies. A definite sign of progress we would say!
Emergence of social networks has been huge! They have influenced our world in unimaginable ways. They have also changed the game plan for enterprises.
Today social media is a marketing channel. It’s a way of sharing information. It’s a tool for developing and managing customer relationships. More and more companies are already using social networks to collaborate with their customers, contemporaries, and peers.
Radixweb, an IT and technology services provider from India, is offering complementary entry tickets to CeBIT Australia 2012, to be held at Sydney, Australia from May 22-24, 2012. You can book your complementary tickets at http://radixweb.com/cebit_appointment.php and visit Radix at Stall M43.