What do you cite as the top IT lessons you learned 2011? I am talking about the hard lessons learned in IT management, administration, budgeting, buying, planning architecting and deployment last year? Based on those lessons what will you carry through 2012 and perhaps longer?
First there were the luggable computers in the early 1980s such as the Osborne I, Kaypro II and the Compaq. Then came the clam-shelled laptop computers like the first Toshiba and the Data General LCD screened battery powered units in the mid to latter 1980s. From then on laptops settled into the general form factors we see today, but then came the tablets and the netbooks about three years ago. The netbook form factor already seems to be waning as the iPad tablet is clearly dominating the market.