Michael Krigsman

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Michael Krigsman is an industry analyst and the host of CxOTalk, which tells stories of innovation and opportunity with the world's top business and technology leaders. He is a frequent speaker and panel moderator at technology conferences and advises the most successful enterprise companies on marketing and communications strategy. Michael's work has been referenced in the media over 1,000 times and in more than 50 books.

Michael Krigsman writes and speaks about technology in a manner that most observers consider to be fair and balanced. He maintains active personal and professional relationships with enterprise technology buyers, vendors, analyst firms (or individual analysts), consultants, and system integrators. As CEO of Asuret, Michael sells and delivers paid services to members of these same groups. Vendors regularly reimburse Michael's out-of-pocket travel expenses to attend industry conferences and events. Conference organizers frequently waive entry fees when Michael attends industry events. Michael often speaks at industry conferences and events.He is a member of the Enterprise Irregulars, a loose association of consultants, investors, industry representatives, analysts, and users of enterprise software. Interact with Michael on Twitter at @mkrigsman.

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Australian senator demands open source against US "lock-in"

Australian senator demands open source against US "lock-in"

Australian senator, Karen Lundy, believes US software "lock-in" reduces both competition and technology innovation, thereby hurting the Australian technology market. Speaking at an Australia 2020 Local Summit, Senator Lundy's remarks made clear her commitment to open source at the expense of "proprietary" systems. Her comments also negatively suggest that US software companies engage in planned obsolescence at the expense of Australian software buyers.

April 9, 2008 by in Open Source

Cat Stares Down Gnome

Cat Stares Down Gnome

Recently, I visited Traleg Rinpoche at the meditation center he runs in the lovely town of Chatham, New York. While walking around taking pictures, I came upon this interesting interchange between a cat and a gnome.

August 8, 2007 by in Open Source

Roadmap for Circumventing IT Departments

Roadmap for Circumventing IT Departments

The Wall Street Journal describes ten methods for avoiding those pesky IT rules and regulations many people find so annoying. From the article:Often it's just easier to accomplish certain tasks using consumer technology than using the sometimes clunky office technology our company gives us -- compare Gmail with a corporate email account.

August 1, 2007 by in Open Source

Open- and Closed-Source Services Convergence

Open- and Closed-Source Services Convergence

Recently, Peachtree Pro Accounting was given away for free, making this commercial software look open source, from a financial acquisition perspective.Against this backdrop, I read comments by Roberto Galoppini, where he raises the issues of services in the open source world.

July 31, 2007 by in Open Source

Open Source Fiasco

Open Source Fiasco

Hugger-Mugger Yoga Products  is a $5 million supplier of yoga-related products such as clothes, yoga mats, and so on. After struggling with a variety of individual software products that did not integrate well, the company decided to implement open source ERP package Compiere.

August 17, 2006 by in Open Source