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By Bob Warfield on May 24, 2010
I was having an interesting discussion with a friend recently about Amazon’s spot instance pricing for EC2 that prompted me to write this post. Let me walk you through how it went, because I think it replays some of the thinking that all startups should go through about their online service. BTW, hat tip to Geva [...]
By Michael Coté on May 24, 2010
Conferences attendees, consulting billions, mainframe use, cloud apps & savings.
By Susan Scrupski on May 24, 2010
What is the most important leadership competency for the successful enterprise of the future? According to a new study by IBM’s Institute for Business Value, CEO’s point to creativity as the engine for future growth.
Creative leaders are key to driving the kind of change large organizations require to wrestle with global complexity and information overload. Open [...]
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By Vinnie Mirchandani on May 24, 2010
As we go through another round of hand wringing around Facebook’s privacy policies, it is a good time to acknowledge that privacy crowds out many other nagging cyber-ethical issues. In my book, I dedicate a whole chapter to other ethical issues. I interviewed several professors, attorneys and thoughtful peers. I also laid out 8 ethical [...]
By R "Ray" Wang on May 24, 2010
Merger Ties B2B Integration Tools With Selling And Fulfillment On May 24th, IBM surprised the market with its $1.4B, all-cash, definitive agreement to buy Dublin, Ohio based Sterling Commerce from AT&T. Sterling Commerce was purchased by SBC Communications in 2000 for its strengths in B2B integration. As an AT&T company in 2005, they acquired [...]
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By Jason Busch on May 24, 2010
I recently chatted with Charles Dominick, who gave a talk at Corporate United’s Synergy event in Chicago. He recently published a thoughtful post on his blog in late April that suggested Purchasing Magazine’s demise can teach us something about insolvent suppliers. Charles opines, “evaluating Purchasing Magazine’s demise made me realize that there are at least [...]
By James Governor on May 24, 2010
The more I think about it the more sure I am that watching sport on TV will be what drives the coming Internet TV convergence, which is probably good, given I was quoted to that effect in The Guardian last Friday. “We are going to get integrated internet TV. I think that the integration of [...]