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…