As it’s time for predications and reflections I always go back to my previous predictions to see how I made out. And contrary to the belief of Strand Consulting, they are not the only ones to publish their previous years, so you can see how I made out too!
Here are the highlights and links to those predictions:
2011 – Year of APIs, Growth of Discovery, Less BlackBerry, Less Android, More iPhone
2010– a Thibaut/Caroline combo here. I declared: More Android, More BlackBerry, Less iPhone, More Innovation/More funding
2009 Tough economic times, Access the new open, Less US centric, yet more fragmentation...
2008 The Rise of Tools, M&A, and ‘Open’
2007 More fragmentation, newbie developers, Usability; and Location, Location, Location.
It was pretty right on for last year, especially the bit about API growth and where I predicated More iPhone, iPhone being the easy choice for developers as I saw “ developers abandoning BlackBerry and Android and heading back to...