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By Merv Adrian on November 30, 2010
Every year in the fourth quarter, IBM assembles its Systems & Technology Group (STG – the hardware guys) executives for discussions with the analyst community to review results and discuss the year ahead. STG’s Senior VP Rod Adkins teed up this year’s meeting with a reminder that STG and Software Group (SWG) both now report […]
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By Paul Greenberg on November 30, 2010
I just wanted to drop in a really fast update on the current CRM Watchlist 2011 candidates. This is the list that I published with a call for nominations on November 15 so that the list might expand beyond those I had already nominated. So far (today is the final day for entries) I’ve received […]
By Esteban Kolsky on November 30, 2010
Following the series of asking vendors with Social Business credentials their thoughts on Social Business. Want to read the previous ones? Oracle, Attensity, Fuze Digital, Moxie Software, SAP, GetSatisfaction, RightNow Technologies, Lithium, bluekiwi and NetBase are already posted. 1) Where is the Social world going to be in 12 months? 24 months? Today, Facebook and Twitter are two of the most popular websites on […]
By Jason Busch on November 30, 2010
Supplierforce, a Dublin-based supplier information management provider, has entered voluntary liquidation. You can read past coverage of Supplierforce on Spend Matters here, here, here and here (it should also be noted in full dis…
By John Taschek on November 29, 2010
When 95 percent of college students use social media tools, perhaps excessively, it seems almost impossible to isolate a study that tries to answer the question “does social media make you smarter.” This is an awkward and irrelevant question to ask and anyone who has been born since the industrial revolution but before Facebook was […]
By Tom Raftery on November 29, 2010
Photo credit Argonne National Laboratory Supercomputers are particularly fast computers (often made up of thousands of “off the shelf” computers) typically used for highly calculation-intensive tasks such as climate research, molecular modelling, research into nuclear fusion, etc. The Green 500 is a ranking of the most energy efficient supercomputers measured in Floating Point Operations per […]
By Jason Busch on November 29, 2010
Just as many of us recently got through the potentially challenging spot of taking feedback on how we cooked the turkey from our many guests, gauging, measuring and understanding qualitative supplier performance management feedbac…
By Esteban Kolsky on November 29, 2010
Following the series of asking vendors with Social Business credentials their thoughts on Social Business – NetBase is next. Want to read the previous ones? Oracle, Attensity, Fuze Digital, Moxie Software, SAP, GetSatisfaction, RightNow Technologies, Lithium and bluekiwi are already posted. Where is the Social world going to be in 12 months? 24 months? As I see it, the Social Web has […]
By Michael Krigsman on November 29, 2010
Following a recent panel discussion, that I moderated, on the broad impacts of cloud computing, Salesforce.com executive, John Taschek, conducted a video interview/debate with yours truly.
By Phil Wainewright on November 29, 2010
Listen to the second part of my conversation with Bruce Richardson, chief strategy officer at enterprise application vendor Infor, and former head of research at analyst firm AMR. In part one, we discussed Why Enterprises Move ERP to the Cloud….