October 22, 2009

Customer Perspectives on the Benefits of a Collaborative Process to Deliver Software Quality

Authors: Marcia Kaufman & Dr. Fern Halper Sponsored by IBM The delivery of high quality software in today’s increasingly interconnected and computerized world is more critical than ever to an organization’s success. Why? In one form or another, this software touches the customer. Today, software drives everything from equipment on the factory floor to controls managing […]

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October 22, 2009

Services Overview

 What Can Hurwitz Do For You? Help you position your technology so it solves customer problems Help your organization understand which technologies will have the greatest benefit to the bottom line Deliver hard hitting and insightful speeches and panel moderation Provide actionable recommendations for you go-to-market strategy Evaluate where your company fits in a highly […]

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October 8, 2009

Is application portability possible in the cloud?

As companies try to get a handle on the costs involved in running data centers. In fact, this is one of the primary reasons that companies are looking to cloud computing to make the headaches go away.  Like everything else is the complex world of computing, clouds solve some problems but they also cause the […]

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September 15, 2009

Public versus private clouds: why one size does not fit all

There has been a lot of discussions these days about private and public cloud. More discussion has been generated because  both Amazon.com and Salesforce.com have added a Virtual Private Network (VPN) option to their public cloud services.  What does this mean in the context of how customers will move to cloud computing? It is clear […]

June 11, 2009

What’s the future of the virtual conference?

I am in the middle of attending Microsoft’s Server Technology Business industry analyst event. I have attended this for many years but this year Microsoft decided that it would be a virtual event. Sessions would be streamed over the web to be watched whenever. One on one sessions were scheduled with executives and customers in […]

April 29, 2009

The end of maintenance?

I admit that I didn’t read the whole article but then I really didn’t have to. I knew what Marc Benioff, CEO of Salesforce.com was trying to start. I remember many years ago seeing Marc at an industry conference where he proudly announced the end of software.  A nice marketing approach that definitely got everyone’s […]

April 20, 2009

Oracle Plus Sun: What does it mean?

I guess this is one way to start a Monday morning. After IBM decided to pass on Sun, Oracle decided that it would be a great idea. While I have as many questions as answers, here are my top ten thoughts about what this combination will mean to the market: 1. Oracle’s acquisition of Sun […]