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If I Were a CTO at IBM – “Blue Cloud Stuff”

By John | April 4, 2008

IBM CTO Presentation in Chicago

Alan Ganek the Chief Technology Officer of Tivoli software & VP of Autonomic Computing picked the wrong day to give an un-prepared “Blue Cloud” presentation yesterday at a Chicago Tivoli user group meeting.

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4 Responses to “If I Were a CTO at IBM – “Blue Cloud Stuff””

  1. tecosystems » links for 2008-04-08 Says:
    April 8th, 2008 at 12:31 am

    [...] If I Were a CTO at IBM – “Blue Cloud Stuff” | John M Willis ESM Blog wow. pretty harsh indictment of the IBM Blue Cloud messaging. (tags: ibm blue cloud johnwillis amazon tivoli) [...]

  2. John Says:
    April 8th, 2008 at 6:15 am

    Two points…

    a. It is all true.

    b. What really got me was his arrogance. He had no interest in learning what he didn’t already know and the old pre-Gerstner-IBM attitude was glaring.

    IMHO…

  3. Glen Says:
    April 8th, 2008 at 6:59 am

    If I were in the room, I would have expected to hear exactly what John heard. This is actually a very sad statement. Those who know me, understand why it is so sad.

  4. John Says:
    April 8th, 2008 at 7:11 am

    Dude,

    You had me at “If I were”…

    You can’t leave me hanging … I have to know the back-story.

    John

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