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Enterprise 2.0, All The Kings Men, Gartner, and The Coase Theorem

Monday, March 17th, 2008

While reading another Gartner Smartner article this evening, I started thinking, “What went wrong over there? How did they become so insignificant? When I first started in IT, circa 1977, Gartner was basically the Huey Long of the IT analyst group (AG) business. I worked at Exxon at the time, and I was always amazed [...]

Enterprise Beware!

Wednesday, March 12th, 2008

There was an interesting article yesterday in SearchDataCenter.com about how Motorola is using Splunk to troubleshoot IT management problems. Enterprise Search technologies are being used more and more by large customers to apply Google-like search technology to traditional data center analytics. Companies like Coke and Comcast are using Enterprise Search technologies to replace the traditional [...]

Botchanomics and The Big Galupe

Tuesday, March 11th, 2008

It’s been a while since we have been able to catch up with the international man of IT mystery, Botchagalupe. I was able to sit down with Botchagalupe to see what he has been up to lately. Johnmwillis: Hello, Botchagalupe, its good to have you back again. Botchagalupe: Yea, yeah, sure, sure. Johnmwillis: The last [...]

IBM Web 2.0 – Part 1

Wednesday, February 13th, 2008

IBM Developerworks has put together a nice first part of a four-part tutorial on Web 2.0. Though a little IBM-centric, it is a good primer for all these new buzwords floating around. I look forward to the next three parts. Here is the link: Enterprise Web 2.0, Part 1: Web 2.0 — Catching a wave [...]

General Motors Goes Open Source and Enterprise 2.0

Saturday, January 5th, 2008

The new GMNext.com website by GM is a good sign that the brick-and-mortars are getting the message. The site includes a blog driven by the open source product WordPress and supposedly will be adding a Wiki soon. Additional notes… I use a really cool too,l to find out what a website is created with. It [...]

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