Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 30th May 2008 13:41 UTC
Features, Office eWeek's Debra Donston has penned down five ways the end user desktop in enterprises will look different in five years. While some of her ideas and predictions make a low of sense, there are a few things which are slightly debatable. Mostly, the reliance on virtualisation and web applications.
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makes sense
by kstrieder on Fri 30th May 2008 15:21 UTC
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Generalizing always boils up the emotions.
Debra makes a lot of points, we will see in the corporate desktop in the future as these are all trends we already encounter.

Yes, there are applications, that absolutely make no sense as a browser-based application. Regarding efficiency, stability, user experience. Photoshop is a very good example with thousands more.

That's why these five trends are not mutually exclusive.

What the article lacks, on the other hand, is surprises.

And I bet, the next big thing on the corporate desktop is not among those five trends.

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