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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 [...]

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 [...]