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Dennis Howlett analyzing the issues faced by senior business practitioners who work with enterprise software.
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.
Accounting on the cloud has the power to transform business. Think that's nuts? Check this story about WOW.
Although long anticipated, it is surprising that SAP is choosing to raise prices for Standard Support at this point in the cycle. What's the impact and on whom?
Marketing and PR often measures useless things. Can you imagine the train wreck if they get control of large pieces of IT budgets?
BlackBerry has largely been written off as too late to the next-gen mobile party. Is it that simple? I don't think so.
When Marc Andreessen speaks, Silicon Valley takes notice. There are good lessons for enterprise generally but will they listen?
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.
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.
As the hype cycle turns, social is coming under scrutiny. Has the folly of the past finally started to catch up with the vendors or is the issue far deeper?
Morgan Stanley's CIO survey suggests a weakening outlook in 2013. Is this a 2012 hangover or representative of deeper issues?