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Latest Posts

Workday unveils Financials and Work Tags

Since Workday publicly appeared on the scene in January 2006, it has been self-described as a "revolutionary application platform and the next generation of business applications to drive your enterprise's performance," with applications that will be "dramatically easy to use, be responsive to your organization's changing needs and will significantly lower your total cost of ownership.

August 19, 2007 by Dan Farber


Waiting for Zuckerberg

Much has been written lately about open standards and APIs for social networks, allowing users to sprinkled and manage their social graphs (circle of friends and business associates) across disparate services--a kind of decentralized and more accessible, rather than siloed, social graph. Brad Fitzpatrick laid out the problem with the social graph and offered some suggestions for moving forward.

August 19, 2007 by Dan Farber


Bringing Facebook Home

One of the problems with social networking sites like Facebook is you've got to check them all the time. Things like Facebook's recent skin for the iPhone are just band-aids--increasing the number of touch points, but not changing them in fundamental ways.

August 17, 2007 by Phil Windley


IBM expands support for Sun's Solaris 10

IBM and Sun today announced that day announced that IBM will distribute Solaris 10 and Solaris Subscriptions for select x86-based IBM System x servers and BladeCenter servers to clients through IBM's channels. The servers include IBM System x3650, System x3755, and System x3850 servers, and IBM BladeCenter HS21 and LS41 servers.

August 16, 2007 by Dan Farber