Review of the Year 2008 and Trends Watch
Paula Hane of Information Today Inc reviews the top tech trends of 2008 and gives a sneak peak at 2009.
The recession dominates our thoughts, of course …
It’s hard not to be discouraged when we see the belt-tightening going on across all sectors in reaction to the tough economic conditions—cost cutting, layoffs, closures, loss of advertising, scaled back growth plans, etc. … But we’re a tough and resilient lot. Things are bound to improve. And, as one of my more optimistic-minded colleagues pointed out, the tough times forced his company to re-examine how it was doing things and to implement some cost-cutting changes that should have been made earlier.