Phil Wainewright

Since 1998, Phil Wainewright has been a thought leader in cloud computing as a blogger, analyst and consultant.

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Concur splurges $88m on Outtask

In a little-noticed deal, on-demand expense management vendor Concur Technologies is to acquire Outtask, an on-demand corporate travel management provider.

January 26, 2006 by Phil Wainewright

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Retro programming as a service

Microsoft founder Paul Allen has put his personal collection of DEC museum pieces online at a new website, giving a modern spin to the notion of timesharing.

January 23, 2006 by Phil Wainewright

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Analysts who really understand on-demand

There are plenty of industry analysts out there who will rent-a-quote about SaaS and on-demand, but only a handful really understand what it's all about. Here's an introduction to them.

January 20, 2006 by Phil Wainewright

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Learning to love software reuse

Only when you move to a truly loosely coupled services architecture do you get to reuse software without the temptation of changing the code. But there are still obstacles.

January 19, 2006 by Phil Wainewright

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On-demand in plain English

Veteran software industry commentator Amy Wohl has been keeping a blog about SaaS and although she's now stopped, the archive is a mine of useful insights.

January 13, 2006 by Phil Wainewright

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Mashup or mash-up?

Does it have a hyphen or doesn't it? Google, wikipedia and my hazy recollections of what I learnt about English usage at university all agree on the answer.

January 12, 2006 by Phil Wainewright

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