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Sun's commitment to R&D, developers is too easily dismissed

Sun's commitment to R&D, developers is too easily dismissed

Between the keynote "inquisition" of Sun's newly installed CEO Jonathan Schwartz at Gartner Symposium and the press conference that followed, I had a lot to think about on the flight home from San Francisco yesterday.  To be fair, the Gartner analysts (Paul McGuckin and Darryl Plummer) who put Schwartz on the hotseat had every right to ask the new chief executive how he plans to put the company on a profitable track.

May 18, 2006 by in Oracle

The blogger corner at SAP's Sapphire conference

The blogger corner at SAP's Sapphire conference

I missed SAP's Sapphire conference this week, attending to the Future in Review, Gartner Symposium, JavaOne and a root canal, but there is plenty of coverage. Some good, although sparse, coverage is coming from the bloggers Jeff Nolan coralled into attending the event in Orlando.

May 18, 2006 by in SAP

Where is the outrage?

Where is the outrage?

Finally, now that USA Today has broken the story (NSA has massive database of Americans' phone calls), people are beginning to take notice.  But is it too little, too late?

May 18, 2006 by in Mobility

CIOs fleeing IT?

CIOs fleeing IT?

Nick Carr connects some dots, leading to a conclusion that CIOs want to distance themselves from IT: IT has become an albatross for CIOs. Smart ones are trying hard to distance themselves from "the technology" in order to escape the dead end of the data center.

May 18, 2006 by in CXO

Old news from Schwartz and Zander

Old news from Schwartz and Zander

The two big headlines today are that Java is on the road to open source ("It's not whether, but how. We'll go do this," new Sun software head Rich Green told the new Sun CEO Jonathan Schwartz at JavaOne) and that the 'Q,' Motorola's thin, Windows Mobile smart phone/PDA is about to ship (in San Francisco for Gartner  Symposium, Motorola CEO Ed Zander said, "We're in the throes of getting it released.

May 16, 2006 by in Open Source

Gartner: Software development will cease to exist

Gartner: Software development will cease to exist

Perhaps Gartner research director Darryl Plummer should have tried his message out on the folks across the street at NetBeans day (a prelude to JavaOne) before going out on a bit of a limb by saying software development will cease to exist.  I'm rather certain based on the people that I bumped into, roaming around the argent hotel, packing rooms with demonstrations of development technologies like Matisse and Maven, that there might have been a riot.

May 16, 2006 by in Developer

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