As Salesforce rebrands Apex and consolidates a bunch of other stuff to Force.com, SAP is gearing up for its A1S global launch here in New York tomorrow.
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.
Right about now, Jeremy Roche, CODA's CEO should be standing up explaining to the Dreamforce crowd why he's betting the next stage of his company's development on Salesforce.com's not-quite-finished Apex platform.
Just as Salesforce.com girds itself for Dreamforce, the Enterprise Irregulars - or rather Jeff Nolan - posed the question: "Is Appexchange a bust?
The blogs are full of praise for soon to be minted Forrester analyst Jeremiah Owyang's thought piece about applying social computing to product lifecycle management. While I like the generality of Jeremiah's argument, I'm nervous about applying the ideas in a number of markets.
Marilyn Pratt who runs SAP's business process expert section on the SAP developer network sent me a link to a video initiative SAP is trying out for its upcoming TechEd event in Las Vegas:We know that our SAP Community Network has very passionate members. Some see video as the potential for equal opportunity expression: vox populi.
Clara Shih, an AppExchange product manager at Salesforce.com has created a mashup between Salesforce and Facebook called FaceForce.
Following the announcement of the Google and Cap Gemini tie up, Mike Krigsman, Vinnie Mirchandani, Phil Wainewright and I peppered Steve Jones Cap Gemini's head of SOA, and Michael Donner, VP, Global Head, Demand Generation – Outsourcing Services with questions about the deal. While each of us has our own agenda, we were left with more questions than answers.
It's always nice to see two representatives from the same company writing independently of one another yet looking for much the same answer. In this instance I'm referring to SAPpers and fellow Irregulars Charles Zedlewski and Thomas Otter.
Josh Greebaum's thoroughly enjoyable explanation of his epihany at Office 2.0 is wrong.
When Steve Jobs yesterday told early iPhone buyers the equivalent of 'tough luck,' I like many others was pretty ticked off. On my personal blog, I said:Regardless of Apple’s economic gymnastics, I suspect it could be in for a rough ride in the coming weeks.