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By Bob Warfield on January 25, 2011
Amazon has announced yet another web service, this time a Bulk E-Mailing Service. I love the Amazon strategy of supplying a powerful PaaS (Platform as a Service) one service at a time. In fact, doing a PaaS this way was one of my key recommendations in, “Sell the Condiments not the Sandwiches.” I’m generally a huge […]
By Phil Wainewright on January 25, 2011
Filesharing-to-collaboration cloud apps vendor Box epitomises how cloud apps are growing up to become enterprise-grade. Despite the rounded corners on the company’s cuddly brand image, it has had to sharpen up to become a fit for the square hole that is enterprise computing.
By Jeff Nolan on January 25, 2011
Q&A communities have become grown in popularity in recent years with consumer and business offerings being developed at a blistering pace and established players emerging with their own offerings. The Q&A interaction model has existed for years, as long as search engines have been around and this is not a coincidence. Q&A takes advantage of […]
By Esteban Kolsky on January 25, 2011
Another day, another release by a major vendor, another slew of hype and hyperbole thrown around. Why, if the hype we bestow on new solutions as they are announced were to ever materialize we’d all be out of jobs and SkyNet would be fully operational by now. Alas, that is not the case. Today TIBCO […]
By Phil Fersht on January 25, 2011
The “Amazing Horse Race” is the ultimate public bloodbath of the sourcing industry, as the “Buy team” defends the title it gloriously won last year in Edinburgh. However this time it’s not going to be quite as easy…
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By Vinnie Mirchandani on January 25, 2011
Prof. Tom Malone of MIT wrote the seminal book The Future of Work in 2004. When I interviewed him for my book about ways work has changed in the years since, he honed in on the phenomenon of communities and crowds and shared the research he and his colleagues have done to break down the […]
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