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Where is IBM?

Friday, July 27th, 2007

Matt Asay made a post on his blog today that got me going.  I remember going to a “C” developers conference twenty years ago in SanFrancisco and all the developers’s were ragging on IBM.  I basically asked them the same question I asked Matt 10 minutes ago (see below): Where is IBM?  You have to be [...]

Back to the Future IV

Friday, July 27th, 2007

Yep, that old Marty McFly has gotten him self into a fine mess again and yes he has a skateboard. This time he has got his work cut out for him. He was sent back in time not to Hill Valley but to Houston Texas to rescue a software company called BMC. His best friend [...]

My kids don”t care about SOA

Thursday, July 26th, 2007

They really aren’t up on the latest industry trends “AJAX, OSS, Web 2.0.” They always appreciated the chotchkees I usually bring home from conferences but they never have been excited enough to ask where they came from. However, this time my new friends over at the OpSource booth at OSCON have started a trend I [...]

When pigs fly!

Thursday, July 26th, 2007

Here is my response to the following question Mark Hinkle’s asks William Hurley: “I am patiently waiting to see if Remedy or Patrol are going to make the list.” Not to underestimate what William Hurly has done in his short stint at BMC, however, here are some of my thoughts that come to mind around your [...]

Top ten things you will never see at a Tivoli conference

Thursday, July 26th, 2007

If you have been reading my blog you know I am in Portland this week at OSCON 2007. I have some intersting cultural difference I would like to share in a classic top ten format… Top ten things you will never see at a Tivoli conference 1) A job postings board. 2) More Macbooks than [...]

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