Following the morning keynote at JavaOne, Scott McNealy discussed his new role at Sun and took a few questions from the press. He half-joked that he was thrilled not be CEO.
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In his blog, Bob Sutor has responded to a post about digital rights managment (DRM) technology by Marc Wagner here on ZDNet. In response to my ongoing series of rants about DRM (what should be called C.
Sun Chairman Scott McNealy took the stage at JavaOne on its final day. He came out wisecracking.
Quality product and services > deeper user engagement (via mobile, broadband, search, and stickier product experience) > more time spent = $$$$....
What would JavaOne be without an interview with James Gosling. I met up with Gosling, the father of Java and a Sun vice president and Fellow, at the Moscone Center to record this podcast.
Symantec CEO John Thompson has had a busy week, with interviews at the Future in Review conference and Gartner Symposium. Last week was Symantec's annual Vision conference in San Francisco.
This week on The Dan & David Show, we cover some of the highlights from our sojourns to several events this week--Future in Review, JavaOne, Gartner Symposium. New Sun CEO Jonathan Schwartz went toe to toe with Gartner analysts.
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.
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.
On the flight home from Gartner's Symposium/ITxpo (and JavaOne, which I originally didn't go to cover), I sat next to (and met for the first time) SuccessFactors client executive Martin Pitkow. Prior to meeting Mr.