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By Chris Selland on December 15, 2010
Interesting analysis in the Wall Street Journal (ht to @pkedrosky for the link) of how the component and commercial value(s) from high tech products are attributed in trade statistics – and the misleading conclusions those statistics can draw. Very reminiscent of a similar analysis Andy Kessler put together a few years ago – http://www.andykessler.com/andy_kessler/2004/12/wsj_we_think_th.html – [...]
By Tom Raftery on December 15, 2010
As mentioned previously, I was in Santa Clara and Palo Alto last week for a couple of SAP events. At these events SAP shared some of its carbon reduction policies and strategies. According to SAP Chief Sustainability Officer Peter Graf, the greatest bang for buck SAP is achieving comes from the deployment of telepresence suites. [...]
Posted in Technology / Software | Tagged co2 emissions, data center, emissions reductions, exemplar and enabler, led lighting, osisoft scintilla, sap, sapsummit, solar panels, telepresence, Uncategorized | Leave a response
By Brian Sommer on December 15, 2010
High Tech firms sometimes overlook great opportunities for creating holiday cheer and a better business world. Here, Brian offers up ten ideas for Santa to deliver this holiday season, if only high tech firms made these products. Did he forget any?
By Jeff Nolan on December 15, 2010
By now you have probably read that Gawker Media’s password database was hacked and over 1 million usernames and passwords spilled out on to the web. It’s a serious problem because most people don’t have unique passwords for websites they register for, which not only exposes the futility of passwords but also makes a serious [...]
By Michael Krigsman on December 15, 2010
Most enterprise software is boring, despite playing an important (and often hidden) role in modern life. Here are five ways to make enterprise software sexy.
By Phil Wainewright on December 15, 2010
In the light of Salesforce.com’s swathe of announcements at Dreamforce last week and other recent developments, it’s a good time to take stock of the platform-as-a-service (PaaS) landscape. What are the choices now available to developers and business people looking to build applications on a ready-to-run cloud platform? As part of this review, I’ll report [...]
By Susan Scrupski on December 15, 2010
The gala event, Dreamforce, isn’t really my gig. The Enterprise Irregulars know “up and down and sideways” everything related to Cloud-computing. One of our EIs, Anshu Sharma, was a key architect of Salesforce’s database.com offering announced last week. In short, I spare everyone my uninformed opinion on most things Cloud-computing related for which I’m certain [...]
By Phil Fersht on December 15, 2010
Phil Fersht has been voted analyst of the year by 150 analyst relations professionals at the Institute of Industry Analyst Relations
Posted in Trends & Concepts | Tagged BPO, Enterprise Irregulars, Horses for Sources company news, IT Outsourcing / IT Services, Outsourcing Advisors, Outsourcing Heros, Outsourcing Research, social networking | 1 Response
By Denis Pombriant on December 15, 2010
It’s amazing to me how we overuse words. Bothering to notice is an occupational hazard of the writing life, I suppose. For instance, consider the word unique, which means one of a kind, if you add very or any other modifier to it, you get mush. Today’s word might be amazing. There is entirely too [...]