Clouds, Mobility and Big Data together create a revolution in Business Capabilities

In their 2012 predictions the three major industry analysts focused on what IDC described as the twenty year shift in technology eras. They cited the introduction of the PC, Client Server, and ERP as the last era. Forrester focused on the vulnerability of many of the leading technology vendors to the change. Gartner, always the more conservative of the two, was prepared to predict that up to 35% of technology purchase and use would move away from the control of traditional CIO and IT department by 2015.