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 Bob Evans

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Bob Evans is senior VP, communications, for Oracle Corp. He is a former InformationWeek editor.
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Why Steve Jobs Loves Optimized Systems

10/19/2010
While much of the attention today surrounding highly engineered and optimized systems centers on big, powerful machines used in data warehousing and OLTP, Apple CEO Steve Jobs reminded the world in yesterday's earnings call that Apple's iPhones, iPods, iPads and Macs have always embodied that model: "And this results in an incredible product at a great price."

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Jack Welch Says HP Board Is Dysfunctional

10/5/2010
Admitting he doesn't understand all the "back room dynamics," management guru Jack Welch says Mark Hurd's dismissal was a result of tensions between Hurd and the HP board, which Welch said "appears to be somewhat dysfunctional." Read on for the transcript from Welch's appearance on Bloomberg Television's "In the Loop."

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HP CEO Apotheker Sized Up By His SAP Successor

10/1/2010
When the stunning news came in Thursday night that Hewlett-Packard had picked long-time software executive and former SAP CEO Leo Apotheker to lead the $130 billion IT company, I was eager to get the reaction from one of the co-CEOs who replaced Apotheker 8 months ago after he resigned from SAP. Here's what SAP co-CEO Bill McDermott had to say.

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