Embrace your community

A few weeks ago, I wrote a post titled Open Source, The Enterprise and The Community where I wrote about embracing the community that exists within your organization and in the open source community. In that post, I mentioned the Boy Scouts of America and how their magazine group uses WordPress.com’s VIP hosting platform for Boys’ Life magazine’s Boyslife.org … Read more

Open Source, The Enterprise and The Community

Rackspace has just announced their open source cloud platform, OpenStack in collaboration with NASA. While the open source world has been a viable area for quite some time, there seems to be a lot of talk these days of open-sourcing many things. Google has opened up Android, the Department of Homeland Security has just announced an … Read more

Links for Jan 25 2009

Some good stuff out there this week…here’s a few links for your reading pleasure: Has a business book changed your life? by Jackie Huba on Church of the Customer Blog 10 Cloud Computing Predictions For 2009 by John Foley  on Information Week Social Media and the Land of Misfit Toys by Thom Singer on Some … Read more

Cutter on 2009 IT Trends

The Cutter Consortium blog has an interesting post titled “IT Trends and Antitrends for 2009“.   Some interesting items listed…I’ve reproduced the listing of Trends and Anti-Trends below with a brief discussion following. The Trends: Trend 1: Firms will try to remove redundant islands of business process and technology. Trend 2: Data warehouses, vocabularies and ontologies … Read more