Profile of Bob Evans
News & Commentary Posts: 1070
Bob Evans is senior VP, communications, for Oracle Corp. He is a former InformationWeek editor.
Articles by Bob Evans
posted in October 2004
Steve Ballmer's letter to customers said nothing about the widespread reality of tens of thousands of Microsoft customers who are eager to deploy BOTH Windows and Linux.
Nietzsche, who would no doubt have worshipped hackers, said that out of chaos comes order. Bob Evans says he doesn't know about that, but does know that unless software companies and their customers begin to think very differently about security, then out of today's cybersecurity chaos will come massive job opportunities for computer-security majors.
As we look back at the world InformationWeek has covered for the past 25 years, it's also worth a glance into the future to see what the next quarter-century might bring.
Our columnist gets caught in a blog from hell (or does he?) on the subject of software mega-mergers, meatloaf gravy, databases, The Lord of the Rings, and many other savory and unsavory morsels from the teeming table of the blogosphere.
Why is a startup taking on not just Google but also search-engine newcomers Microsoft, Yahoo, and Amazon? And what does that have to do with an archive of business plans of failed companies in Maryland?