New management. New product lines. New strategic direction. It's no secret that Palm Solutions Group is working hard to turn around its fortunes. The company's recent line of Tungsten PDAs demonstrates a renewed focus on cutting-edge technology. New business-oriented software, including server-based wireless e-mail tools, have finally dragged Palm out of the "one PDA, one desktop" era. Now even Palm Inc.'s own CIO, Marina Levinson, is getting in on the act.
CIO (U.S.) compiled a list of technologies it thinks have a shot at making it big in 2002. The current economic climate makes the crystal ball even cloudier than normal, but these apps seem headed for the big time sooner rather than later.
By 2005, today's version of Internet service will be replaced with a new model, the Internet utility, according to a recent Forrester Research Inc. report. But getting to this point will require work on the part of both technology providers-and the government.