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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Twitter's failure updates: not good enough

Twitter's failure updates: not good enough

Twitter's downtime, lack of reliability and unresponsiveness has annoyed many users. Some observers, me included, chalk it up to inexperienced management, while still acknowledging Twitter's greatness when it works. Finally, the Twitter team has initiated attempts to be more open and transparent with the problems and their attempts to fix the situation. While long overdue, and much appreciated, the Twitter team still has some lessons to learn about communicating failure.

May 30, 2008 by in Developer

Salesforce.com's bold development platform vision [includes executive podcast]

Salesforce.com's bold development platform vision [includes executive podcast]

Salesforce.com's Tour de Force roadshow is traveling around the world to present the company's platform as a service (PaaS) strategy, which it calls Force.com. According to Marc Benioff, Salesforce.com's ebullient CEO, the company's long-term vision for PaaS represents nothing less a sea change for software development.Also listen to my podcast interview with Steve Cakebread, President and Chief Strategy Officer of Salesforce.com. Steve comments on his company's strategy, discusses on-premises software, and presents Salesforce.com's vision for mobile devices.

April 23, 2008 by in Developer

Research: 25 percent of web projects fail

Research: 25 percent of web projects fail

Over 30 percent of web development teams deliver projects late or over-budget, according to a survey commissioned by Ruby development shop, New Bamboo. These findings are consistent with studies of larger IT initiatives showing failure rates of 30%-70%.

May 27, 2008 by in Developer