Profile of Fredric Paul
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Articles by Fredric Paul
posted in November 2007
Next Tuesday, December 4, bMighty.com is venturing into the new arena of online events with the launch of bMighty bMobile, A Virtual Expo. It's the place to be -- right on your desktop!
Verizon challenged the way America does wireless today when it announced that it plans to open its wireless network to third party mobile devices, software, and applications. If other carriers are forced to follow suit, what might that mean to small and midsize companies' mobility plans?
Because if you go toe-to-toe with the big boys you're likely to get crushed. This point was driven home to me by the massive Oracle OpenWorld conference just around the corner from bMighty's office in San Francisco.
For many resource-strapped small and midsize companies, IT "strategy" means determining which technology fire to put out next. We all know that's not really good enough, and fortunately buidling a strategic IT plan doesn't have to be that difficult.
In a stunning validation of the stereotype, a new survey shows that keeping a lid on spending is the top technology challenge facing businesses with under 1,000 employees.
IBM's long-rumored plans to acquire business intelligence vendor Cognos for $5 billion will put half of the consolidated BI tools market in the hands of IBM, Oracle, Microsoft, and SAP. Clearly, the days of buying business intelligence tools from an independent software vendor are drawing to an end.