I’m told by people who would know that Jeff Bezos thinks of Amazon as a software company, not a retailer or an e-commerce company.
In a fascinating article about the architecture of Android, Ron Amadeo explains how Google is systematically freeing itself from the grip of the device vendors.
Common mistakes to avoid when using gamification in sales and real-world examples on how to get it right.
When it was revealed in 1931, the world of mathematics and logic was shocked by Kurt Godels' Incompleteness Theorem, which holds that there are certain statements in every axiomatic system that are neither true nor false.
I last talked to Byron Sebastian just after Heroku was acquired by Salesforce.com and wrote these two stories.
Less than one-third of all software projects are delivered on time, on budget, or with required features and functions.
Everybody knows about IRS audits. Much less well understood are Oracle audits where the software behemoth comes into a company and – much as the IRS wields the proverbial fine-toothed comb to hunt for irregularities – Oracle uses its version of a fine-toothed comb to sift through a company’s software library and its licenses. Every piece of software is inspected, and so are the appropriate Oracle licenses and contracts.
Hadoop vendors are thrilled with the uptake of Hadoop by mainstream IT buyers, it won’t be good news for the businesses buying the technology unless more than just Hadoop crosses the chasm.