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Successfactors: Execute, Execute, Execute!

Successfactors (SFSF) the Strategic Human Capital Management/people performance software as a service company I last wrote about in June, today expanded their scope to embrace 'Business Execution Software', which is now the strap line under their company logo.As Larry Dignan covered here on ZD Net prior to the analyst briefing todayThe people performance  market—SuccessFactors’ current market—is estimated to be about $15.

September 10, 2009

Enterprise 2.0 ROI Metrics: One Size Doesn't Fit All

'The ROI of Online Customer Service communities' by Forrester customer experience and relationship management analyst Natalie Petouhoff is a $US 1,999 'Total Economic Impact™ Analysis' (TEI) report.Mike Krigsman over at his 'IT failures' blog here on ZD Net seems impressed by the report's findings, so I took a quick look at what is publicly available at Forrester.

July 6, 2009 by

Symantec is commanding more of your IT budget

Symantec's strategy of selling security and storage together is apparently paying off as companies consolidate the number of vendors they use.The security and storage management software company reported strong fiscal first quarter results (statement) as net income more than doubled from a year ago.

July 30, 2008 by

No Government rules on packet throttling, blocking, colleague says on Capitol Hill

Colleague George Ou, who is not a proponent of most net neutrality regulations, stated his opinions before a Congressional staffer-panel on Network Management sponsored by iGrowthGlobal.That outfit, whose board is full of board members who have served in a similar capacity on the Pox on consumer rights that is the Progress & Freedom Foundation, a group that declares as part of its goal that:governments resist the temptation to regulate, tax and control.

March 2, 2008 by

The future of net discrimination, brought to you by Comcast

Comcast admits to using "several network management technologies" to delay peer-to-peer traffic. Some of the methods are a little shady, such as sending false messages to clients telling them to abort transfers. If you ask me, they're targeting the wrong traffic, and going about it the wrong way. Is this the future of net "un-neutrality" that ISPs have in mind for us?

October 24, 2007 by

I've said it before: Microsoft should buy BEA

With a deep shift on the part of Microsoft toward really embracing and extending the Java side of the universe, then we're talking about dominating not just the .NET world, but perhaps the Java one, too. Even better, how about becoming the best way to leverage the mainframe, client/server, Web and SOA paradigms? How about building on that leverage with the best management, modeling, and integration for the best price? And you could bring the advertising, media, and consumer reach into the mix. Microsoft could become a one-stop shop, rather than a proponent of a re-hashed one-shop sop about Windows Everywhere.

October 5, 2007 by

Is Google the black hole at the center of the net?

Another day, another announcement about Google pulling the net into its gravity well. and Google have announced an integration that tightly couple AdWords campaign management into the popular CRM/SFA tool. It's a natural fit and I'm trying not to feel all creepy about this but...

June 4, 2007 by

Design more cohesively with XML and XSLT

If you don't already, start thinking about designing your Web pages with a single, cohesive theme. You may recall that in the early days of the Web, cohesiveness was implemented with server-side includes, which involved a great deal of laborious file management. Fortunately, as the Web matured, so did the tools used to create it. For instance, in .NET, you create Web controls to unify your design.

February 15, 2005 by

Demand for IT staff to rise in 2005

The industry is demanding skills in project management, IT sales, security, .NET development, business process analysis and CRM/ERP, according to a three-month forecast by recruitment agency Hays IT.

February 9, 2005 by

Demand for IT staff to rise in 2005

The industry is demanding skills in project management, IT sales, security, .NET development, business process analysis and CRM/ERP, according to a three-month forecast by recruitment agency Hays IT.

February 9, 2005 by

WSDM: Not-so-conventional wisdom

For you standards aficionados out there -- and you know who you are -- there's another spec now out for public review. The OASIS Technical Committee that oversees development of the Web Services Distributed Management, or WSDM (pronounced "Wisdom") specification, will be accepting comments through January 10, 2005.

December 14, 2004 by

Using Web Services To Change Your Business for the Better

Johnson Controls, a leading manufacturer of HVAC equipment and control systems, is using Microsoft’s .NET technologies and Web services to create a new facility management system called Metasys, which runs on nontraditional hardware embedded on vents, tem

September 24, 2003

The future of storage is virtually assured

The combination of Xiotech technology and disk management technology in .Net Server can give system administrators new ways to keep their systems online while guaranteeing the integrity and recoverability of the data they manage.

December 12, 2002 by

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