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Keep up with technology's impact on business. This blog provides summaries of the latest industry research.

 

 

June 2006 Archives

At the end of 2006, Microsoft plans to release the successor to Office 2003 — the first Office release overtly designed as an application platform, as well as a suite of personal and team applications. Assuming massive adoption of the new release, the 2007 Microsoft Office system (Office 2007) will be a strong alternative to custom desktop applications built using Windows Forms and a good platform for collaborative Windows desktop applications. Office 2007 will also provide an alternative for building some kinds of rich Internet applications and will compete with Ajax techniques and Adobe Flex.

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Posted June 2, 2006 8:00 AM
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Customer advocacy remains the best predictor of future purchase intent among financial services consumers. USAA and credit unions continue to lead all major firms in customer advocacy. GEICO and Safeco raised their scores this year to join other property and casualty insurers near the top of the rankings. Full-service brokerages like Morgan Stanley and Wachovia Securities, on the other hand, tumbled to the bottom half of our ranking. Large banks like JPMorgan Chase and Citibank bring up the rear.

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Posted June 1, 2006 8:00 AM
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