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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…
Augusto Marietti
Gartner identifies Enterprise Mashups among the top 10 strategic technologies for 2009. The article below is reproduced from Gartner. Gartner Identifies the Top 10 Strategic Technologies for 2009 Gartner defines a strategic technology as one with the potential for significant impact on the enterprise in the next three years. Factors that denote significant impact include a high potential for disruption to IT or the business, the need for a major dollar investment, or the risk of being late to adopt. These technologies impact the organization’s long-term plans, programs and initiatives. They may be strategic because they have matured to…