Old Media, Not Internet, Driving Healthcare Debate: White House Advisor
The healthcare debate in the America has been driven by cable news and other old media, rather than new technologies, according to White House Senior Advisor David Axelrod, adding that cable news networks focused on a small number of angry people at town hall meetings in August, and ignored the larger debate.
LotusLive iNotes: A Necessary Move For IBM
IBM released a $3-a-month, online subscription email service this week, called LotusLive iNotes, and really, it had no choice but to get very aggressive on the SaaS front. I know of at least two big company CIOs that recently left Notes and migrated to Google Gmail or Microsoft Exchange online, after considering upgrades to both on-premises Notes and the existing Notes subscription service that starts at $8 a month.
IBM Launches iNotes In The Cloud, More To Come?
IBM is wading into online email service, a space where Google, Yahoo and Microsoft already have big presences. Is IBM staging a kamikaze run, giving itself one more place where Lotus Notes will show it's got difficulty competing? Is there a method to this madness? Why does IBM have its head in the clouds?
Amazon's Three Steps To Cloud Computing
Amazon CTO Werner Vogels is preparing a paper that summarizes his views on how large companies can adopt cloud services. Here's a sneak peek at his soon-to-be-published report.
SaaS Horror Stories Are Starting to Appear
My fellow cloud guy and twitter buddy, James Urquhart of Cisco, and I were kicking around the notion that few cloud horror stories have yet to emerge. I've seen a few, but most of those who have issues with cloud computing are reluctant to go on record with their problems. Here's an exception...
Pentaho Buying SaaS From LucidEra
LucidEra's Clearview interactive reporting tool will become the front-end interface of Pentaho's business intelligence product line.
IBM Opens New York Analytics Center
Facility will provide a hub for research into pattern recognition and other sciences that can help businesses solve their most vexing problems.
Appian Upgrades BPM Suite
Among the ease-of-use features in Appian 6 is one-click import, export and publishing of models, rules, expressions, forms and all other components of a process application. In addition, the upgrade offers application-centric portal views for end users.