The following is a guest post from Arthur W. Coviello Jr. - Executive Vice President, EMC Corporation and Executive Chairman, RSA, The Security Division of EMC
Many people have pointed out the folly of making predictions. The risk/reward of doing so is out of balance. When you predict correctly, the predictions look obvious in hindsight. When you predict incorrectly, the best case is that no one remembers and the worst case is that you become a cautionary tale for others (Ken Olson’s famous “There is no reason anyone would want a computer in their home” comes to mind). So being fully aware of the folly of my undertaking, I once again take up my pen (or keyboard, as the case may be) and share some of my thoughts about 2013 and what it portends for 2014.