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By Denis Pombriant on October 28, 2010
It’s often hard to maintain high visibility in the marketplace if you happen to be a private company and for good reason. Private companies tend to be small and they often do not attract the attention of the financial press precisely because the financial press thrives on the transparency and numbers that small companies prefer [...]
By Brian Sommer on October 27, 2010
Big changes are coming to IT departments and IT professionals. Cloud solutions, mobile applications and support for an interconnected workforce will require very different skill sets for IT.
By Michael Coté on October 27, 2010
It seems like Adobe has finally realized the value of the web over Flash, giving them a fighting chance where once they seemed a little too “let them eat cake.”
By John Taschek on October 27, 2010
Driving a car, riding a motorcycle, walking into glass windows, and information technology have one thing in common. It’s called target fixation, a phenomenon that happens when a person or an organization becomes so fixated on an issue or something in their sight that they veer off course and crash directly into it. But target [...]
By Susan Scrupski on October 27, 2010
When we set out to investigate case studies, we were looking for “slam dunk” examples where 2.0 initiatives were inextricably tied to business results. In effect, we wanted to begin to dispel the criticisms that e20 was just the next silly, narcissistic exploit to enter the enterprise on the heels of yet another consumer fad: [...]
By Sandy Kemsley on October 27, 2010
I attended the keynote this morning, on the theme of looking forward: first we heard from Mike Rhodin, an exec in the IBM Software group, then Brenda Dietrich, a mathematician (and VP – finally, a female IBM exec on stage) from the analytics group in IBM Research. IBM Research has nine labs around the world, [...]
By Jason Busch on October 27, 2010
The world of supply risk management is continuing to get more and more attention these days. The attention is not exactly new, but it appears that the intent behind it is changing. It seemed that there was a tremendous amount of s…
By James Governor on October 26, 2010
“The future belongs to the companies and people that turn data into products.” – Mike Loukides, O’Reilly Radar Since I launched RedMonk with Stephen in 2002 a constant refrain has been “we don’t do numbers”. We have always been mighty skeptical about hockey stick projections and questionable survey data. But over time we both came [...]
By Phil Fersht on October 26, 2010
In the final chapter of our interview with Infosys COO Ritesh Indnani, he elaborates on communication and interaction, and how our industry can rapidly improve collaboration through social media.
By Jeff Nolan on October 26, 2010
It’s always ironic that a country with a fixed exchange rate, which many would argue is a rate set well below what the market would in order to feed their export economy, then levels the charge of currency manipulation against another. This does shine a spotlight on a serious issue which is the relationship between [...]