I created this model maybe 2 years ago. At the time, I had to describe for sapient the areas of IT we had "bench strength" in, and others we had to expand into. More recently, I had to put a set of technologies I was being asked to comment on in a bigger context. Again, I found this visual useful.Mini Model – The Universe of IT
Here it is! My whitepaper is done (at least for now) after 9 months of on and off work on it. It sums up what I see going-on in the market right now, and what I think is going to change in the world of business applications moving forward. A lot of this is not new, but clearly the momentum is building towards some big positive developments over the next few years.