Tom Foremski

Tom Foremski reports on the business and culture of Silicon Valley at the intersection of technology and media.

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I got kicked off my server...

I have a totally useless but very reliable web hosting service for my regular blog Silicon Valley Watcher. Unfortunately they don't yet acknowledge the Always-On world that we live in, or will eventually live in.

March 30, 2006 by


Ingres has giant ambitions in enterprise IT

Ingres has become one of the hottest and most interesting companies in Silicon Valley. After its spin-off from Computer Associates in November to Garnett & Helfrich Capital, it has been assembling one of the top executive teams in the industry.

March 22, 2006 by


New rules: the mashup of business strategy and corporate comms

There is mashup of business strategy and corporate communications occurring that some companies are using to their advantage, while others are stumbling upon this potent combination by accident or intuition.Let me give you some examples of what I mean:-Dan Scheinman is head of Cisco's mergers and acquisitions, and also he is head of corporate communications.

March 20, 2006 by