In a previous post I asked the same question about Microsoft and predicted
that the probability that at least three of the four leading SOA Echo Systems
vendors, including Microsoft, will survive in the next ten years is high. I
planed additional posts on other potential Long Term survival candidates.
HP's intend to acquire EDS changed my plan, so this post topic is HP's EDS
acquisition. I would have predicted before the intended acquisition, that the
probability that HP will survive until 2018 is high due to its dominance of
the high volume Printers market and its position in other hardware markets
(Servers, Storage, and PCs) and Network and System Management (HP OpenView).
For a long time HP tried to expand its business lines beyond hardware.
Acquisition of a J2EE Application Server company resulted in BEA WebLogic as
the preferred Application Server used by HP. It ... (more)
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)
Probably many of the readers of this post will read it because of the title.
Provocative titles such as:" IT does not Matter" (Nicholas G. Carr, MIT),
"The End of Corporate Computing"(Nicholas G Carr, MIT), "The End of the IT
Department" (Neil MacDonald, Gartner Group) attract readers attention and
sometimes trigger emotional reactions. By using provocative title you can
make sure that your opinion and your arguments are read, noticed and
Many readers are probably sure that Microsoft will be a dominant market
player on 2018; however my opinion is that the probabili... (more)
he first question to ask is do you really need a SOA Consultant?
In most cases the answer is yes.
The consultant has vast knowledge and experience and deeper understanding.
An Aberdeen Group survey finding supports the conclusion above.
Consultants participate in Best in Class (BIC) enterprises SOA initiatives
more than in average enterprises...
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
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)