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By Jason Busch on December 7, 2009
Over on Horses for Sources, Phil Fersht recently added fuel to the
argumentative fire that IT is becoming less and less relevant inside
many organizations. In this post, he suggests that IT outsourcing, the
primary reason behind the rebound …
By Jeff Nolan on December 7, 2009
I just watched a segment on one of the financial channels featuring venture capital investment in cleantech. I have mixed feelings on this, which is to say that I see this as a rich investment category but one that has many unfamiliar obstacles for Silicon Valley investors. Cleantech investing is a major next wave for [...]
By Jason Corsello on December 7, 2009
As you may have noticed, last week Gartner published its annual E-Recruitment Magic Quadrant. With every Magic Quadrant comes the press releases from vendors telling people how great Gartner thinks they are, other vendor quietly complaining about their precise positioning in the graph, and the myriads of “influencers” challenging Gartner’s vendor rankings due to their [...]
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By Paul Greenberg on December 7, 2009
We’re heading into that inevitable year end, “let’s forecast the next year so that we can all be proven ridiculously wrong” state that we pundit types all end up in. That’s only one level less than…
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By Zoli Erdos on December 7, 2009
Time to re-evaluate just what we consider “good brands” vs. junk. I could not resist the summer back-to-school discounts and upgraded two laptops – one of them is already making funny noises. Tired already? It’s an HP. Perhaps just a co-incidence - but my desktop monster, just two years old has long been pretending it [...]
By Naomi Bloom on December 7, 2009
Two of my long-standing HRM software architecture preferences have gone mainstream:
True multi-tenancy, a required foundation for successful HRM SaaS products or BPO platforms; and
Highly configurable tenants, to include the effective-dating of those configurations, full inheritance across and within tenants, and no disruption of configurations as the vendor applies new releases.
Sounds wonderful, and many HRM software vendors are on [...]
By Phil Wainewright on December 7, 2009
One of the reasons it’s so difficult to satisfactorily define cloud computing is that people have many different needs and expectations from a cloud platform. To start a conversation about cloud — especially one that seeks to evaluate the relative merits of competing cloud platforms — without first identifying what needs are being met is [...]
By Vinnie Mirchandani on December 7, 2009
If you add up all the systems integration, hosting, upgrade and application/basis management costs around SAP in the last 25 years – that done by its partners or its customer staff, I estimate it has been over $ 2 trillion…
By Jason Busch on December 7, 2009
When I first got a peek inside a full service e-sourcing process in
the late nineties, I quickly realized that, despite all the posturing
and spin behind how FreeMarkets and others positioned it, the
process was really more science than art….