We chose our top 10 services based upon what trends bubbled in 2010 and the companies and organizations that responded or even set the tone for the overall market.
We looked at the entire landscape but with a particular focus on platforms.
Platforms provide infrastructure and serve as developer ecosystems. Platforms are where apps are created and served.
The platform ecosystem is a lot like a coral reef, an analogy we borrow from Dave Winer on occasion. Platforms attract services that cater to developers, enterprise managers and business users. These services include cloud management technologies, code repositories and identity systems.
It’s through that lens that we picked our top