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In a previous post titled Hyped Cloud Technologies
What are the most Hyped Cloud Technologies? This was the question asked in a survey of
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 unse...
Revisiting older post titled: Will Microsoft Survives until 2018? and highlighting what was changed in the last three years, as far as Microsft's future survival is concerned. Will Windows 8's new Smartphone-like interface stop Microsoft's Desktop Operating Systems dominance? Accordin...
Three years ago I published a post titled: Will Microsoft Survive Until 2018?. 
Microsoft and Skype announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which Microsoft will acquire Skype, the leading Internet communications company, for $8.5 billion in cash from the investor group led by Silver Lake. The agreement has been approved by the boards of ...
The post describes Case Management characterstics and Usage, the related Technologies, its usage scenarious and the leading vendors of that market. This topic was missing from an Israeli Market analysis conference. The post discuss the question why it was missing and why it will not b...
STKI Summit 2011 was about the emerging
There is an old saying: Respect and Suspect. When someone declare, write or say something, do not decry or ignore him - respect him. It may turn out that the information he provides is valuable or useful. On the other hand, Suspect and check whether what was manifested is true, half...
There is an old saying: Respect and Suspect. When someone declare, write or say something, do not decry or ignore him - respect him. It may turn out that the information he provides is valuable or useful. On the other hand, Suspect and check whether what was manifested is true, half...
So far most of the posts in this blog were wriiten in English. The last post was written in Hebrew.
As promised in previous post, this post includes
This blog post describes the methodological and organizational aspects of SOA and BPM initiatives. It also explains why the SOA initiatives Failure rate is higher than other initiaitives Failure rate. Most Failures are due to Organizational and Methodological reasons rather than Tech...
Attached a link to my presentation on: Methodological and Organizational aspects of SOA &
Agility is considered as a major advantage of SOA, Virtualization and Cloud Computing. By using Abstraction we create an Agile less complex model for Business people and IT experts. In this new Agile world it is easy to Change, Adapt and Build new entities. Sometimes it could be too...
Agility is considered as a major advantage of
My prediction as posted in ebizQ SOA Forum:
A post on the changing attitude towards SOA. The Spiral Model describes this change to any Information Technology or Architecture. On January 05, 2009 Burton Group's analyst Ann Thomas Manes published her famous blog post SOA is Dead; Long Live Services. She arguied that "SOA met its ...
On January 05, 2009 Burton Group's analyst Ann Thomas Manes published her famous blog post S
Analyzing the dynamic nature of Enterprise Architecture and the implications of this characterstic on the types of Enterprise Architecture blueprints.
I recently read a post by
On September, 14th I participated in a local IBM conference titled: Smarter Solutions for a Smarter Business. One of the most interesting and practical presentations was Moises Navarro's presentation on Cloud Computing. He quoted an IBM survey about suitable and unsuitable workload t...
Cloud Computing and the Security Paradox
Is Oracle the Java killer? Probably not. Java is too strong to be killed. Will Oracle's lawsuit Against Google Put a Chill on Java Adoption? When Oracle acquired Sun, I thought it was a wrong decision. It seems that Oracle's managers reached a similar conclusion and are trying to minim...
Probably not. Java is too strong to be killed. I posted the following answer to the question:
Unlike the other three leading Eco Systems vendors Microsoft, Oracleand SAP, IBM is not a player in the applications market. Its absence from this market is based on strategy which does not include ERP,CRM and other applications as one of its target markets. So why is IBM going to acq...
The Post analyzes IBM's new Mainframe announcement and discuss the reasons why IBM's Mainframe is still a viable platform I started my career in the seventies, working as a programmer for a Governmental Service Bureau providing service to most of the public sector organizations in my ...
I started my career in the seventies, working as a programmer for a Governmental Service Bureau providing service
On June 14th I attended the Israeli Wikipedia Academy 2010 conference in Tel-Aviv University. The interesting conference focused on Wikipedia and Wiki technology usage in Academic context and schools. Most of the presentations focused on Wiki or Wikipedia research, usage and projects...
The Multi-Tenant model for SaaS  look like an efficient and simple model. However, it is so simple on the abstraction layer. Complexities are
First Take of the acquisition agreement of Sybase by SAP
On May 14th SAP AG signed a definitive agreement to acquire Sybase Inc. for approximately $5,800 million. The offer price represents a