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Software 2006: The old ways are unsustainable

Shai Agassi, executive board member and president of products and technology at SAP.
By Bill Detwiler, Contributor on
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Shai Agassi, executive board member and president of products and technology at SAP.

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Shai Agassi, executive board member and president of products and technology at SAP, and M.R. Rangaswami, host of Software 2006.

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Mark Bregman, CTO of Symantec (see story).

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Ray Lane, the former Oracle executive and now Kleiner Perkins Caulfield & Company venture capitalist, gave his annual state of the enterprise software address at Software 2006.

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Bruce Richardson, chief research officer at AMR Research (see story).

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C.K. Prahalad, Professor of Corporate Strategy at the University of Michican, talked about the India's IT ecosystem.

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Vinnie Marchandani of DealArchitect.

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Yogesh Gupta, former Computer Associates CTO who is now heading up a few billion in M&A activity at the company.

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Software 2006: Parking lot at the Santa Clara Convention Center.

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S. Ramadorai, CEO of the $2.25 billion, 62,000 person Tata Consultancy Services.

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Velocity Circus of San Francisco performed at the evening dinner at Software 2006.

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Velocity Circus of San Francisco performed at the evening dinner at Software 2006.

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Panel on the state of the enterprise software industry: Dennis Kneale (Forbes); Rick Sherlund (Goldman Sachs); Peter Sobiloff (Insight Venture Partners); Bruce Richardson (AMR Research).

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M.R. Rangaswami, host of Software 2006 and co-founder of the Sand Hill Group.

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Subrah Iyar: CEO of WebEx.

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Collabnet CEO Bill Portelli and founder and CTO Brian Behlendorf.

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