A recent online survey on experiences with and expectations towards Social Software and the Semantic Web indicates that Semantic Web technologies are maturing and transcending into the corporate domain. Differing notions between application-oriented and research-oriented participants are much smaller than expected.
Users are starting to get comfortable with this kind of access, and they’ll begin to demand more of a connected computer experience. Mobile phones are no longer phones, they are bordering on becoming mobile internet devices.
What’s stopping these consumers from becoming the connected consumers of the future? A few different aspects, but vendors are starting to make inroads to battle these obstacles.