The mid-1980s -- when Lotus Development Corp. was the world leader in desktop applications and most press releases were delivered via fax -- was an era, like today, full of fast change and media disruption.
Analyst Dana Gardner examines IT news and trends that impact software strategists to provide insights and outcomes on SOA, app dev, SaaS, enterprise infrastructure and mobile convergence.
Dana Gardner is president and principal analyst at Interarbor Solutions, an enterprise IT analysis, market research, and consulting firm.
Where is the outrage from the rest of the people in companies who did not benefit from timing shenanigans with options grants but now pay the price for those, mostly at the top, who did?
A podcast soup-to-nuts can be done in a week for a few thousand dollars. I've seen white paper projects take six months and cost more than $30,000.
If Java remains on a complexity-laden trajectory for applications development and deployment, and SOA benefits of reuse, agility, and consolidation can be attained without necessarily having to follow that trajectory, then the path of least resistance to SOA could and should well be paved by non-Java approaches.
The legal wrangling of software intellectual property wars and battles is not an abstraction. It's real.
Inadequate Internet protocols and slow R&D spending point to potential Web catastrophe, says Akamai chief scientist
Prof. Leighton says that a lot more R&D needs to be done quickly to begin the process of shoring up how the Internet works to better protect its users.
ISVs also see Eclipse as a model for other software projects to come.
Selling SOA economics inside of enterprises is as important as executing on SOA deployments.
Finding the ways to enliven the feedback loop of listener reactions and thoughts to podcasts remains a yet-unexploited trove of market research treasure.
Have a listen as analysts Dana Gardner and Brent Williams dig into the technology, business, and economic impacts of the "Eclipse Effect."