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Gartner Top Industry Predicts 2011—Analysis 2
Top Industry Predictions for 2011
By 2014, automobiles will be among the top three astest-growing connected-deviceplatorms or Internet-based content.By 2014, catastrophic system ailures will orce 75% o banks to change their coreapplication inrastructure approaches.By 2012, a lie science company will pay a $1 billion-plus ne or noncompliance withgovernment contracting/rebating rules.By 2014, hardware purchases by K-12 school districts will be reduced by 30%.By 2013, 50% o smart grid initiatives will be trumped by regulators’ discord withpolicymakers’ energy sustainability agendas.By 2014, 40% o healthcare delivery organizations will switch 20% o server-basedcomputing to hosted virtual desktops.By year-end 2012, insurers’ investments in healthcare reorm will decrease up to 50%,creating inconsistent regulatory compliance.By 2014, 35% o consumer-paid TV revenue will come rom IP-based networkservices, up rom 2010’s relatively small revenue.By 2012, system ailure involving sotware in manuactured products will cause at leastone multibillion-dollar catastrophe.By 2013, the average revenue rom mobile commerce won’t exceed 1.5% o overallsales or large retailers.By 2015, more than 50% o government outcomes will depend on consumer or htechnologies.