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Latest Posts

Google rolls out blog search

Google's launch of a blog search engine legitimizes the blog search space, but raises questions about the future of blog search in Google's main engine.

September 14, 2005 by Phil Windley


Bosworth: Intelligent reaction, not intelligent design

Adam Bosworth, former Microsoft and BEA development guru and now a Google engineering vice president, gave a presentation at the user event that offered a much improved articulation of the notion of continuous improvement and innovation I wrote about my recent post on Microsoft making some of its Office interface improvements available now rather than in 12 to 18 months when the new version ships.

September 13, 2005 by Dan Farber


MS Office chief responds to my post on continuous improvement

Steve Sinofsky, senior vice president at Microsoft for Office, responded in a Talkback to my post to BillG about making some of the interface improvements available now rather waiting until Office 12 ships in late 2006, or 2007 if it slips.Hi Dan,I hear you and we are super commited to continuous improvement.

September 13, 2005 by Dan Farber


Video clips: Benioff and Bechtolsheim's Marc Benioff introduces Appexchange, a new service that allows developers to create, stors, share and sell applications and components that integrate with the salesforce.

September 12, 2005 by Dan Farber


CRM mashup

I spent the morning at the event, but much of the discussion in the hallways was about the implications of Siebel getting acquired by Oracle.

September 12, 2005 by Dan Farber


Skyping a good deal on eBay

eBay buying Skype doesn't make a lot of sense if you think of Skype as "just a VoIP company." Thinking of Skype as a CRM solution in embryo, however, yields some interesting ideas.

September 12, 2005 by Phil Windley