NEW MODELS EMERGING ON BUSINESS IN FUTURE A combination of public and private cloud will help new business models take shape. For example, in health care, the cloud allows doctors to remotely monitor the patient and collect information, the doctor could then collaborate with experts over the cloud and prescribe the required medication. This could trigger a sale opportunity for a pharmaceutical company to ship the consignment to the patient's home. Similar models can be seen in many areas from textile to consumer durables. Cloud will bring monumental changes in the forward supply chain and consumption fulfilment logistics which will gravitate to new business models.
MORE HELP, INFORMATION, ADVICE A combination of light weight applications as you see in today's smart phones will get you relevant information. GPS application on smart phones give you relevant information starting from where you are rather than depend of user's ability to navigate through applications like maps.google.com. We can see similar trends in weather forecasts, travel and Forex applications.
DEMISE OF BROWSER AND RISE OF APPLICATIONS The browser as we know it today will disappear like the PC. But the concept will proliferate as most client application will work on the same principles as browsers of today. Need-specific applications, which are light weight and portable to multiple clients, will find its way on to our gadgets to replace the browser. These applications can be customised.