Dennis Howlett

Dennis Howlett is a 40 year veteran in enterprise IT, working with companies large and small across many industries. He endeavors to inform buyers in a no-nonsense manner and spares no vendor that comes under his microscope.

Latest Posts

It's time to go.

My time at ZDNet is done. This is a personal choice. See you on the other side...

February 7, 2013 by Dennis Howlett

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Force.com the best database developer environment?

John Appleby has been checking out access to resources in database developer environments. He reckons Force.com stands head and shoulders above Google, Oracle, Microsoft, Workday, IBM and SAP. Here are his conclusions.

January 27, 2013 by Dennis Howlett

9 Comments

Is it all over for social? The root causes

Part 1 was about describing the problem and suggesting current analysis has been inadequate. This second part explores root cause issues and a possible solution. It won't be easy.

January 25, 2013 by Dennis Howlett

5 Comments 1 Vote