Good review by Tim Bray of Robert Scoble's new book, Naked Conversations. Not the first, nor the last, word on the power of modern word of mouth marketing.
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.
Sam sits in a catbird seat between media, vendors, marketers, and the associated support agency ecology around them.
So why not begin innovating on how you reach out freely and with objective quality to your prospects?
Sun and Oracle's dissing each other (really Oracle walking from Solaris/Sparc to Unbreakable Linux) the past few years has apparently run its course. All's forgiven was the message from Sun Microsystem's Chairman Scott McNealy to Oracle Chairman Larry Ellison today.
An accelerated move to Intel may tend to spook, rather than evoke shivers of joy in OS 9 shops.
Let's break up the media, broadband, and IT infrastructure companies and build a new world digital Frankenstein
The media companies, as we know, are facing a reset on the power of brand and the role of talent.
Better to go open source and allow the winds of viral adoption to fill your sails and deliver you in the direction your users deem best.
Various organizations within a supply chain or even larger business ecology may be able to federate their application, service, and process policies to assemble a dynamic B2B/supply chain extended enterprise.
Sun really wants to sell to the operators, and wants the developers to help them to do this.
The world of software pricing and business models is topsy turvy, but not because the trends are slow-moving, it's because the trends are powerful.