Expectation and Realisation
The last decade has seen massive acceleration in the introduction of new technologies and what seemed to be an insatiable demand for IT. Just look at the changes that we have seen: WAP, GPRS, xDSL, DWDM, VoIP, xSPs and hosted services, Bluetooth, B2B and B2C, XML, Java, and others. The thirst for new things has made the market ﬁckle; just look what’s happened to Wireless Application Protocol (WAP). WAP was/is basically a good idea with a good foundation just oversold (some might argue under-delivered?)....