According Information Management: "What are Rich Internet Applications, and why should you care? Tune into this episode of DM Radio to find out! We'll explore the origins of RIA, as well as modern-day applications for such use cases as data exploration, dashboard design, predictive analytics and more. We'll talk to Eric Schmidt of Microsoft who will extol the virtues of SilverLight, Redmond's response to Adobe Flash. We'll also hear from Ryan Stewart, Adobe's evangelist for RIA, plus Milena Head, industry visionary and Associate Dean at DeGroote School of Business, and Mark Smith of Ventana, a DM Radio regular."
Attendees will learn: - Why RIA design should adhere to several key principles; - The importance of knowing your audience well; - How rich media can add depth to an enterprise application; - Which social networking sites are being leveraged and how; - Whether RIA can replace expensive enterprise software."