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Captain Obvious, over and out

Tuesday, November 20th, 2007

Gartner – Software licensing costs to decline

Can You Say Tipping Point?

Friday, October 19th, 2007

Microsoft- Ballmer shopping for open-source companies. Who’s for sale Matt makes some suggestions such SugarCRM or even Novell. NOVELL… now we are talking more than a tipping point… maybe a black swan…

The World is on Crack #4

Friday, October 19th, 2007

So, I am brought in by a “Big Four” to help close a deal for an OS monitoring and services gig. Then, at the end of the meeting the customer starts to rant about how he has already spent a half-million dollars on a network management tool that doesn’t work. Furthermore, he says that he [...]

Out of the Mouth of Babes

Friday, October 19th, 2007

Yesterday, I was telling my wife how sick I am of reading about companies that are in Gartner’s quadrant and what bull it all is. Then, my eight-year-old asks me, “What is Gartner?” So, I explain what it is and how it tries to predict what products are going to make money in the future. [...]

Whurley v. HP

Thursday, October 11th, 2007

Smack down Texas style. Swimming pools and movie stars. Texas tea. I can’t wait to see what HP has to say. You get ‘em, Whurley. HP, You’re On Notice

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