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My Views on OSS ESM (Part 4)

Tuesday, August 21st, 2007

Are salesmen the root of all evil? Let me start with an obligatory sales joke: A sales guy dies and he meets St. Peter at the Pearlies. St. Peter tells him about this elaborate new system they have developed in heaven in which new arrivals get to choose one of three options to spend the [...]

Things that make me go Huh #005?

Tuesday, August 21st, 2007

Groundwork breaks 500th customer???   GroundWork’s Q3 Milestones Include Record Revenue, a Thriving Channel, and Groundbreaking Product Enhancements   Watch how many analyst groups regurgitate this press release. I am sure that most people know how press releases work. The firm that wants to tell a great story hires an expensive PR firm to push [...]

RedMonkTV » All acout barcampESM – the barcamp for the IT management community

Friday, August 17th, 2007

RedMonkTV » All acout barcampESM – the barcamp for the IT management community It ain’t Jim Kim’al, but it sounds great to me.

My Views on OSS ESM (Part 3)

Thursday, August 16th, 2007

Coincidentally, I had a conversation yesterday with two of the ten largest banks in the world. Both told me that 2008 looks to be a possible greenfield for some of their ESM initiatives, or, in other words, a do-over. Before I could even ask, they started talking about open source. One of the executives told [...]

Calling All Tivoli’rs

Wednesday, August 15th, 2007

  We need Tivoli customer ESM experts at the upcoming BarCampESM in Austin. We are trying to organize an un-conference where there is a great mix of open source and proprietary vendors, integrators, architects, and customers.  In the end our hope is that all of the presentations be given by customers from all of the [...]

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