What to Watch in 2008: Search and Collaboration - New Opportunities

 
 
By eweek  |  Posted 2007-12-27
 
 
 

What to Watch in 2008: Search and Collaboration

Google will issue a Google phone built with the help of multiple handset manufacturers. Supported by Android software, the gadgets will excite users with a blend of Google Apps adapted for handsets and social networking services. The device will outsell t

What to Watch in 2008: Search and Collaboration

What to Watch in 2008: Search and Collaboration - Open Social Networks

Following OpenSocials lead, several social networking platforms will not only open up developer platforms but also make data —able to be imported or exported so that applications built on one platform talk to apps on another. Facebook will cave to t

What to Watch in 2008: Search and Collaboration - Open Social Networks

What to Watch in 2008: Search and Collaboration - Security Headaches

The unparalleled openness mentioned earlier will create big security headaches, with data leaking from social networking sites like sand through a sieve. Breaches wont rival the TJX debacle, but they will result in some failed trust.

What to Watch in 2008: Search and Collaboration - Security Headaches

What to Watch in 2008: Search and Collaboration - New Opportunities

Security breaches will open up new opportunities for security software developers, perhaps leading to a new market for social security software.

What to Watch in 2008: Search and Collaboration - New Opportunities

What to Watch in 2008: Search and Collaboration - Social Startups

Following the success of IBMs Lotus Connections, Hewlett-Packard, Sun, Oracle, SAP and others will start snapping up social networking startups that are focused on businesses. The vendors will use the technology in-house to create connections between the

What to Watch in 2008: Search and Collaboration - Social Startups

What to Watch in 2008: Search and Collaboration - Vendor Mashup

There will be a general, mass consolidation of Web 2.0 technology providers, including social networking vendors (consumer and enterprise) and wiki and mashup makers.

What to Watch in 2008: Search and Collaboration - Vendor Mashup

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