Tag Archives: Microsoft

December 15, 2009

Why you need an information governance strategy for 2010

You say you already have a plan in place to guard your company’s data? Are you sure it has you adequately protected? While you certainly understand the need for data security – your sales challenges are tough enough without exposing your customer’s credit card information to a security breech, for example – the chances are […]

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 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 […]

October 7, 2005

Google and Microsoft at the Crossroads

Robin Bloor and I had an interesting discussion about Microsoft versus Google. This whole discussion brought back memories for me of the time when Netscape was intent on destroying Microsoft and taking over dominance on the desktop. I remember very vividly the conversations in those days. I spent time with the Netscape executives trying to […]

March 25, 2004

Microsoft’s dynamic response strategy: planning for cohesion

How does Microsoft fit into the new world of dynamically responsive systems? To understand how Microsoft plays a part in this realm of Service Oriented Architectures (SOA), it is necessary to look at the implications of Microsoft’s .NETstrategy. It is clear that they have taken the notion of a loosely coupled, service oriented architecture to […]