The Open Trusted Technology Provider Framework aims to no less than secure the global IT supply chain
February 23, 2011

This guest post is courtesy of Andras Szakal, IBM Distinguished Engineer and Director of IBM’s Federal Software Architecture team. Read more

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Salesforce revs up the cloud data tier era with Database.com
December 7, 2010

San Francisco – Salesforce.com at its Dreamforce conference here today debuted a database in the cloud service, Database.com, that combines attractive heterogeneous features for a virtual data tier for developers of all commercial, technical and open source persuasions. Read more

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IBM acquires Netezza as big data market continues to consolidate around appliances, middle market, new architecture
September 21, 2010

IBM is snapping up yet another business analytics player. After purchasing OpenPages last week, Big Blue is now laying down $1.7 billion in an all-cash deal to acquire Netezza. Read more

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Ariba, IBM deal shows emerging prominence of cloud ecosystem-based collaboration and commerce
June 1, 2010

The more you delve into how cloud computing can reshape business, the more clear becomes the importance of ecosystems. Read more

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IT-BPO provider? – Try to be as Germanic as possible!
May 25, 2010

To be successful as an outsourcing service provider you should put yourself in your client’s shoes. If you provide your services to other geographical destinations, try to consider their specialities as language, culture, the way of doing business and other local factors. And if you want to do business with Austrian, German or Swiss customers, try to be as Germanic as possible. Read more

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IBM adds Sterling Commerce to Websphere, expands scope of B2B integration
May 25, 2010

This guest post comes courtesy of Tony Baer’s OnStrategies blog. Tony is a senior analyst at Ovum. Read more

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Major IT vendor offerings point to a new era of profound IT economic transformation
May 12, 2010

Gut-wrenching recessions have a way of changing things … for people, families, and companies. They can also, perhaps like no other event, provoke change in large IT vendors like HP, IBM, TIBCO and Oracle. Read more

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Confluence of global trends ups ante for improved IT governance to prevent costly business ‘glitches’
May 4, 2010

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Outsourcing: too risky… too dangerous… too expensive
September 6, 2009

Companies trying to optimize their cost structure, improve quality and focus on core business make the use of outsourcing. That is correct… – to some extend Read more

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Cheap deals of today – Are they really a bargain of tomorrow?
August 5, 2009

Shared service centers in Prague, Budapest, Lodz, Poznan, Warsaw, Wroclaw, Krakow… The prospects were promising, the objectives were ambitious and the plans seemed to be realistic. But a few things have not been taken into consideration… Read more

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