According to sources, Leo Apotheker is set to join Henning Kagermann as joint CEO of SAP. Previously, Apotheker held the post of deputy CEO.
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.
Late last evening I received an invitation to attend Oracle's Collaborate08 conference in Denver. I had to decline, living some 5,144 miles away from this year's venue and, being a blogger, barely have two red cents to rub together.
Following last weekend's mea culpa I thought I'd make amends this weekend with a post about how I nearly ditched Firefox but decided instead to do some housecleaning with a fresh install on my MacBookPro. The results were astonishing.
Robert Scoble believes that Google is making a run for the enterprise and that over the next five years will grab at least some share of that market, specifically in email. He might be right but I'm willing to bet $500 that he's wrong.
The often uncomfortable relationship between IT and business is nothing new but has taken on fresh piquancy. The visibility achieved by the impact coming from the use of socialprise I have seen among major brands fuels that debate.
The kerfuffle over Apple's decision to include the Safari 3.1 'update' with an iTunes update installer for Windows made me smile.
Charles Cooper's article noting the rise of Twitter as part of the media fabric is a cue for surfacing a long conversation I had yesterday with some of my 800 Twitter followers. The pretext was my post about the end of software and the number of thanks folk posted on Twitter.
...as you know it. Right now I'm falling over startup vendors vying for attention in the so-called 'social software' space.
Last evening I met with a group of well known companies that are doing interesting things in the social networking space - except that's not what they call it. Intel for instance prefers to think in terms of participative marketing.
Following the launch of Zoho People, Larry Dignan speculates that Google should buy the company. Huh?