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Crystal ball gazing

With 2010 around the corner, Brainstorm asked local CIOs what they think next year’s big thing will be, after the Fifa World Cup, of course.

02 December 2009

The year 2010 holds all the promise of a glitzy, ribbon-adorned gift - none of us quite know what we’re going to find when we unwrap it, but it sure looks like we’re going to like it. Even the sports-averse are being swept up in the excitement as the descent of the soccer greats to our shores for a “little bit of footy” nears. If, however, you are one of the few who are uninterested, then the promise of an easing in economic conditions should have you miming Orphan Annie singing “The sun will come out tomorrow”.

As 2009 prepares to be swept away and filed under Annus Horribilis, we asked local IT managers what technologies they expect to attract the most attention in the New Year. For South African Reserve Bank CIO, Tau Mashigo, it is the re-emergence of the ‘intelligence’ arena – with more focus on acceptable reality as opposed to reckless guesswork – which holds much interest.

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