February 15, 2011

HP’s Ambitious Cloud Computing Strategy: Can HP Emerge as a Power?

To comprehend HP’s cloud computing strategy you have to first understand HP’s Matrix Blade System.  HP announced the Matrix system in April of 2009 as a prepackaged fabric-based system.  Because Matrix was designed as a packaged environment, it has become the lynch pin of HP’s cloud strategy. So, what is Matrix?  Within this environment, HP […]

February 4, 2011

What’s a private cloud anyway?

So in a perfect world all data centers be magically become clouds and the world is a better place. All kidding aside..I am tired of all of the hype. Let me put it this way.  All data centers cannot and will not become private clouds– at least not for most typical companies. Let me tell […]

February 3, 2011

Lotus redux: a transformation in process

I have attended Lotusphere for many years so it is very interesting to watch the transition. When Lotus Notes was first introduced in the late 1980s, it was a seminal moment in the evolution of collaborative computing. During those first few years, Lotus was able to establish a rich ecosystem of partners and really define […]

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January 4, 2011

The Role of the Operating System in Cloud Environments

Authors Judith Hurwitz, CEO Marcia Kaufman, COO and Principal Analyst Sponsored by Red Hat Cloud computing is a technology deployment approach that has the potential to help organizations better use IT resources to increase flexibility and performance. The underlying automation of cloud-based technology helps organizations access the right computing resource at the right time for […]

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December 15, 2010

Why is IBM in the horizontal solutions business?

Every year I attend IBM software analyst meeting. It is an opportunity to gain a snap shot of what the leadership team is thinking and saying.  Since I have had the opportunity to attend many of these events over the year, it is always instructive to watch the evolution of IBM’s software business over the […]

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December 13, 2010

A Guide to Building a Metrics Driven Organization

Author:  Dr. Fern Halper, Partner Sponsored by PivotLink A guide describing what to consider when developing metrics.  The importance of metrics, how to think about metrics and KPIs, how to develop metrics, case studies of companies that were successful building out metrics strategies. Hurwitz_PivotLink_FINAL.pdf

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December 10, 2010

CMYK – EPS – Reverse

(EPS) High quality eps version in CMYK with text reversed (white). Usable for professionaly printed formats. Scalable to any size. hurwitz_logo_cmyk_reverse.eps

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November 10, 2010

Who is using advanced analytics?

I have invited Fern Halper,  Partner at Hurwitz & Associates and an authority on analytics add her knowledge to my blog. The following is her request to fill out a short questionnaire about advanced analytics. We will post a summary of her findings. Fern Halper Advanced analytics is currently a hot topic among businesses, but […]

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