Joe McKendrick

Joe McKendrick is an author, consultant and speaker specializing in trends and developments shaping the technology industry.

Latest Posts

Revolutionary purge?

SOA is "one of those perfectly mind-numbing expressions that defies even a modicum of consistent definition, sounds important, and gives everyone the freedom to do it 'their way," argues BPM Group chief analyst Terry Schurter. "What an incredible waste of time, money and energy.

February 7, 2005 by Britton Manasco

Comments

SOA power

As Bruce Silver points out in Intelligent Enterprise, companies need business process management (BPM) to be agile. "But to achieve agility without breaking the bank, you can't simply rip and replace," he adds.

February 7, 2005 by Britton Manasco

Comments

Cash cows or cash mice?

Little things add up. A former boss and mentor told me early on that while it's important totake good care of your organization's cash cow, don't ignore all those "cash mice" running around that may bring in just as much revenue, albeit more incrementally.

February 3, 2005 by

Comments

Software as service

In a new opinion piece, Ray Lane,former president of Oracle and now a venture capitalist, offers a compelling vision of software as service.He defines thisconcept in terms of "tying supplier revenue to a business outcome: the supplier sees the client's end result, measures its success, and receives revenue based on the results achieved.

February 2, 2005 by Britton Manasco

Comments