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TechnoVision 2014 – No App Apps

With core applications becoming ‘vanilla’ again, the differentiating edge of IT solutions will come from a next generation of applications that are not really applications anymore. They are quickly created by gluing reusable, catalog-based IT services together. They leverage visual, model-driven platforms that work from business process descriptions to generate code. They use self-service BI, BPM and business rules tools to create solutions in close proximity to the business. They apply mobility and portal platforms to create new interfaces without diving into the software underneath.

via Capgemini Worldwide.

Mobile Will Shape Commerce And Payments

It’s no longer a question of when and how mobile will emerge as a payments platform.

The habit of paying for things on smartphones and tablets is already ingrained in modern consumer society, particularly among young demographics. In the same way digital payments companies like PayPal helped usher in the PC-based e-commerce explosion, mobile-focused companies are exploring how to make these transactions easier, for shoppers and merchants, at physical stores and online.

via Business Insider.