A group of breakaway ASPs grappled with exactly the same problems back in 1999/2000 that Web 2.0 pioneers face today in bringing mashups to the enterprise.
Software as Services
In the best-informed blog on software-as-a-service and on-demand business applications, Phil Wainewright cuts through the vendor spin, analyzes the trends to watch and adds his thought-provoking insights.
Since 1998, Phil Wainewright has been a thought leader in cloud computing as a blogger, analyst and consultant.
CollabNet Team Edition lets smaller companies run distributed development teams -- accessing offshore talent if necessary -- using the same software as big companies.
Salesforce.com reportedly suffered its second outage yesterday in as many weeks, but its reaction suggests it has already learned lessons from the earlier debacle.
Is there a role for traditional systems integrators and other IT solution providers in the delivery of on-demand applications? Jamcracker believes there is, and wants to help make it happen.
The spectre looming over the convergence of Web 2.0 and enterprise SOA is a future in which network operators control the intelligence in the network.
John Hagel has raised some important questions about where economic power will lie when enterprises start to embrace Web 2.0 technologies.
RSS fatigue won't be solved by simply rehashing the tired old reader concept. It's time to start applying some proper network effects to RSS.
On-demand providers face an uphill battle in convincing customers to trust them. This suggested five-point code of practice may help.
2006 will be the year the RSS reader dies out as a separate, standalone -- an event that will signify the success of RSS as a mainstream technology.
What matters is not the downtime itself but the perception of it. Salesforce.com broke two cardinal rules in its handling of Tuesday's outage.