Predictions gone wrong: Losing bets analysts made for 2013

Cast your mind back to the late 2000s – when the iPhone 3G beguiled consumers and the iTunes App Store began shifting users’ ideas about how they bought and used software. When Microsoft pros saw nothing but clear skies after Windows 7 cleared out the Windows Vista storm, and when green technology was touted as a transformative force in IT.

O' Mother, where art thou?

Whenever somebody in this industry tells me that they’ve got something that will revolutionise the way I live, I always ask them, can my mother use it?

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