Cloudy Future for the Enterprise and most likely for ISVs too

As I mentioned previously, the study of clouds (cloud computing of course) is becoming a very popular topic in the software industry. In the last couple of weeks alone, I read tens of articles on the subject. I found many of them proposing various type of taxonomies for cloud computing, utility computing, PaaS etc. even…

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Build – Run – Consume – Monetize

Build – Run – Consume – Monetize a.k.a BRCM (pronounced “breekam”?!) is a simple model that I am experimenting with to explain the primary concerns of each of the “actors” involved in software delivered as a service as well as understanding the multiple angles of platform support required by this fast growing trend. Below a high level description of this…

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Why a Deregulated IT would actually be good for Microsoft

Following my previous post, some (internal and external) folks have asked me why I was performing seppuku by sharing my thoughts on Deregulated IT 🙂 Their premise was that deregulated IT, taken to its logical conclusion could (would?) disrupt several Microsoft franchises such as Windows Server and Exchange. By embracing consumer grade assets for part…

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