” In a Web 2.0 world, there is going to be an increasing amount of fragmentation of services that users will want and the multiple services at which they’ll need to have accounts at (free or otherwise), to get them.
These won’t just be from the big portals but also dozens if not hundreds of new startups that’ll continue to grow, evolve and consolidate.
Think about it as a microchunking of online services. That’s dozens, and possibly hundreds of user names and passwords, and log-ins and log-outs a day for every single user.
And it gets especially complicated when needing to access all these services not just via a PC, but cell phones, PDAs and any number of wired and wireless gadgets coming down the pike.”
Michael Parekh on IT–and the whole post is worth a (close) read!

” In a Web 2.0 world, there is going to be an increasing amount of fragmentation of services that users will want and the multiple services at which they’ll need to have accounts at (free or otherwise), to get them.
These won’t just be from the big portals but also dozens if not hundreds of new startups that’ll continue to grow, evolve and consolidate.
Think about it as a microchunking of online services. That’s dozens, and possibly hundreds of user names and passwords, and log-ins and log-outs a day for every single user.
And it gets especially complicated when needing to access all these services not just via a PC, but cell phones, PDAs and any number of wired and wireless gadgets coming down the pike.”
Michael Parekh on IT–and the whole post is worth a (close) read!