The 2011 Tech Trends Report surveyed more than 4,000 Information Technology (IT) professionals from 93 countries and 25 industries who provided their views on future IT trends. The results also show a growing need for technical skills in the areas of business analytics, social business, mobile computing, open source technologies and cloud computing. Read the report at:, share your opinions at #TechTrends and see what IBM experts are saying about the findings at:

The world has gone mobile and that means big opportunities for developers, business partners and entrepreneurs.

· Everyone’s doing it: Three of four survey respondents are currently working in mobile computing

· Its an App World: The top focus areas for mobile are enterprise app development, Industry specific apps and extending mobile to core applications

· Openness is key: The openness and ease of development make Android the platform of choice for developers (70%) vs iOS (49%)

· Region differences: The US and Russia are building infrastructure while India and China are building applications