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The Resurrection of Email

In the blog series Prediction Time, AIIM president John Mancini shares his thoughts on the role of email in 2015 and comes to the conclusion, “Email is once again cool.” He says businesses had declared email as primary communication channel as dead more than once in the past in favor of social systems. Meanwhile, he believes that thanks to various innovations, the exact opposite is now true. People once again like email.


The Third Platform Is Coming — at Full Tilt

The final predictions for 2015 have been made. All bets are on the table. We are amid the current year and are realizing that virtually 100% of the growth in IT is related to third-platform technology. The technical basics of the third platform are mobile computing, cloud services, big data and analytics, and social networks. In the view of IDC head analyst Frank Gens, the industry has now reached the point it has been working toward since 2007. Cloud computing, social apps, big data and the Internet of things are no longer science fiction.