The wrong strategy, the wrong way: cold-calling your way to marketing, technical and business failure

Do you think cold-calling still works? Trying to sell random stuff to random people on the phone is not exactly the most unobtrusive, effective or sophisticated strategy. It’s the kind of thing I would expect and advise especially technology companies to stay away from, for a number of reasons. This is an account of the […]

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Global and Mobile App Delivery in the Age of IT Consumerization. Part 3: Changes Going Forward and Analytics

In the 3rd and concluding part of this series of posts on Gigaom’s webinar on Global and Mobile App Delivery in the Age of IT Consumerization, sponsored by Akamai, the last items in the webinar agenda are covered: changes going forward and the impact on analytics and BI. The webinar (now available on Vimeo and […]

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Global and Mobile App Delivery in the Age of IT Consumerization. Part 2: Impact and Delivery Enhancements

Picking up from where we left off on the topics discussed in Gigaom webinar titled Global and Mobile App Delivery in the Age of IT Consumerization, sponsored by Akamai, this week we cover  the impact of consumerization, globalization, and mobility on application delivery and the prioritization of potential delivery enhancements. The webinar addressed the following […]

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Global and Mobile App Delivery in the Age of IT Consumerization. Part 1: Application Delivery Landscape

Last week i had the chance to participate as a panelist in a Gigaom webinar titled Global and Mobile App Delivery in the Age of IT Consumerization, sponsored by Akamai. It was an interesting discussion, as it covered the topic from the points of view of the network and the data center, application development and […]

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Unlikely PaaS alliances, strange offerings, and variable gauges

Recently we’ve seen developments in PaaS offerings that may strike some as odd or surprising: first, RedHat offers Microsoft .Net and SQL Server as cloud services, and then Microsoft offers Oracle’s flagship database, WebLogic Server middleware and Java on its Azure platform as “license-included virtual machine images” in the Windows Azure Image Gallery. What’s this […]

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