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By Chris Selland on February 28, 2011
I try not to get too political on this blog, though if you follow me on Twitter where I tend to be a bit less reserved, you know I’m just a wee bit skeptical on this ’deflation’ thing. But after checking out today’s deal on Woot, I can see why Microsoft ($MSFT) and Hewlett-Packard ($HPQ) might [...]
By Phil Wainewright on February 28, 2011
Mobile clients could set a trend towards adoption of a new 2-tier application architecture that talks directly to a cloud-hosted database-as-a-service such as Database.com, cutting out the need for an application server in between.
By Jon Reed on February 28, 2011
For me, last week was about trains, Marriotts, and rapid-fire SAP events. One biggie was the BI 4.0 launch in New York City. The launch was embedded into the Run Better SAP event that took place in New York City on February 23. I attended SAP’s blogger track for the event, which spanned two days [...]
By Denis Pombriant on February 28, 2011
You know the story about boiling a frog. Throw a frog into a pot of boiling water and it jumps out but put the same frog into a pot of cold water and raise the heat slowly and the frog won’t have the wherewithal to save itself. Those are the two most common responses to [...]
By Evangelos Simoudis on February 28, 2011
A few weeks ago my partners and I met with the members of our IT advisory board, a group of corporate IT executives from a variety of industries that work with our firm. During this daylong meeting we discussed a variety of topics such as analytics, vendor management, infrastructure management. However, we focused primarily on [...]
By Naomi Bloom on February 28, 2011
When I Could Still Climb Mayan Pyramids Many of you know that I’ve been doing a ton of briefings/demos with HRM software and services vendors this quarter, with many more to come. So let me start this post with a major shout-out to all the vendors with whom I’ve met and will be meeting for their time, [...]
By Bob Warfield on February 28, 2011
Adobe has just released its first public “Incubator” (I think that’s early Beta) version of a new Flash player with Molehill API’s. It represents a whole new level of graphics performance inside your browser. Imagine being able to run Game Console quality games directly from the browser. What’s different about Molehill is it directly accesses [...]