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I recently read a post by ZapThink's analyst Jason Bloomberg titled: Continuous Business Transformation: At the Center of ZapThink 2020 According to that post the permanence of change drives how we run our organizations,but it is against our human quest for stability. As far as Enterprise Architecture is concerned, he notes that the To-Be Architecture organizations trying to move to from current As-Is Architecture is a moving target: There will never be a stable Enterprise Architecture. I do agree that Architecture is dynamic in nature, however we should look more deeply at the characteristics of that ever changing process. Does Enterprise Architecture evolve linearly or Spirally? I use the term linear for describing any type of monotonic evolution, just because linear is simpler than other monotonic fuctions. In my opinion as described in a previous post it is spiral.... (more)

Vendors Survival: Will Apple Survive Until 2021?

The answer yes seems as an obvious answer to the question in the title of this post. Apple, formerly Apple Computers, is very successful company. The following articles are glances about how successful it is: Apple Is Now Worth More Than Intel And Microsoft Combined Apple unseats Microsoft as world's biggest tech company Apple now 4th largest phone maker worldwide Even by reading only the articles' titles you will be impressed. It is the mindshare leader in the growing markets of Smart Phones andTablets, as well as the Music devices market. Anyone's ten years predictions could be ... (more)

SaaS vendor leading the CRM Market

According to recent Gartner CRM Market Report Salesforce.com is the Worldwide CRM Software Spendings market leader with 16% in 2013. SAP is second with 13% and Oracle third with 10%. As far as Revenue Growth from 2012 to 2013 is concerned, Salesforce.com is leading with 30.3%. Microsoft following with 22.8% and IBM with 22% Revenues Growth. SAP growth rate is 12.7%. Oracle is lagging with 4%.  According to the same Gartner's report, 41% of CRM Systems are SaaS-based. Seven years ago     Seven years ago the data was not resembling current data. Oracle after acquiring Siebel and PeopleSoft... (more)

Internet of Things and Digital Human Beings | @ThingsExpo [#IoT]

Digital Human Beings: Vision or Risk? Wearable Computing is a new Buz and/or new Technology. The vision of human beings with permanent Computing device is beyond wearing it. The vision is of a an electronic chip implanted in our body i.e. Computing device inside every one or a Digital Human Being. Each Digital Human Being will have an IP address. An Internet of Human Beings beyond The Internet of Things. The device can record and transmit body measurements and control and regulate them. Unlike Wearables, e.g. Apple Watch, which you can get rid of, you are not able to get rid of a ... (more)

Ulitzer and Leading Cloud Computing Experts

I published a link to my post "Choosing a SOA Consultant" in Ulitzer. Ulitzer is a "new media" site. The site provides a portal like page for every author. You can look at my page as an example. Each article's page includes related articles. For example "Choosing a SOA Consultant" page includes the article Anatomy of a Cloud Consultant - What Defines A "Cloud Expert?, written by Reuven Cohen, a leading Cloud Computing expert. The interesting article demonstrates deep understanding of Cloud Computing and I do agree with most of the ideas expressed in it. However, I have different... (more)