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Augusto Marietti
With reference to the Gartner article on Enterprise Mashups among the top 10 strategic technologies for 2009, we would like to discuss what the term “Mashups” mean. The “WikiWorld” offers us two definitions for this:
    Wiktionary offers us: A derivative work consisting of two pieces of (generally digital) media conjoined together, such as a video clip with a different soundtrack applied for humorous effect, or a digital map overlaid with user-supplied data. Wikipedia itself gives us: Mashup (web application hybrid), a web application that combines data and/or functionality from more than one source
There’s a clear implication that a…