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No trash talking from SAP's Agassi

SAP executive board member and product & technology head Shai Agassi gave the NetWeaver pitch to the Software 2006 crowd this morning, and dropped some hints about solutions for small business that he said could be set up in one minute.  Agassi was quick to point out the SAP's enterprise application license revenue share compared to it closest competitors.

April 5, 2006 by Dan Farber

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Ode to the microphone: A podcaster's selection guide

If you had to pick one item that can make the difference between night and day when it comes to recording a podcast, that item would be the microphone.  I say this while fully acknowledging that there are some podcasters that prefer night while others prefer day.

April 5, 2006 by David Berlind

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Socialtext's Miki mobile wiki

I was chatting with Ross Mayfield, CEO of SocialText at Software 2006 yesterday, checking out his company's new Miki--what he calls the first mobile wiki--on his Nokia N90 phone. It's wikis 'to go,' optimized for any mobile Web browser and users collaborating on projects anytime, anywhere.

April 4, 2006 by Dan Farber

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Software 2006: SOA, the land grab

During a break at Software 2006, I caught up with Bruce Richardson [below], chief research officer at AMR Research. He cuts through the noise when it comes to enterprise software.

April 4, 2006 by Dan Farber

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Mac OS X for business: Too little, too late

In the Wall Street Journal Online, Nick Wingfield writes the story that has routinely been written over the years -- Mac's Moment: Apple has its best chance in years to make a dent in the business market. This is pure bologna.

April 4, 2006 by David Berlind

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What CIOs want...

The McKinsey & Company and Sand Hill Group Software Buyer Survey released at Software 2006 has some interesting data on software buying plans and trends. The survey is based on responses from 100 senior IT executives.

April 4, 2006 by Dan Farber

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Sony to become iTunes of books?

From the company that brought you the rootkit debacle (Sony) comes news that it's latest incarnation of the electronic book -- the PRS-500 Portable Reader -- will be available for sale at Borders Bookstores.  Proprietary C.

April 4, 2006 by David Berlind

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Harnessing the content flow, part II

GigaOm has a guest post by Robert Young that speaks to what I blogged about yesterday in "Harnessing the content flow." Young talks about how the flow is shifting from traditional media corporations to people-powered content communities:Simply put, each and every URL should be viewed as a container for content that, in turn, can be distributed and redistributed.

April 4, 2006 by Dan Farber

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