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Dreamforce Winners for 2017

Another Dreamforce is over for 2017. Overall this year was a more successful event than 2016 from my perspective. Salesforce was less about big product announcements and more about improving existing capabilities and increasing the ease of customer deployment, training … Continue reading

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The Google Cloud Platform Accelerates as it opens in Sydney, Australia

Finally, the Google Cloud Platform has a legitimate story to tell in the Asia Pacific region. Today (June 20th, 2017), it launched a Sydney region. This makes four regions in the region, following the opening of Singapore just last week. … Continue reading

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Too many Bud Lights Gives SAP Brewers Droop

News broke last week that SAP was suing long-term client and global mega-brewer Anheuser-Busch InBev (brewers of Budweiser, Stella, Fosters amongst other beer of dubious quality) for the tidy sum of US$600M for license indiscretions. It is a staggering amount … Continue reading

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The Windows Release Acceleration that explains Microsoft transformation.

  Microsoft has leapt from a disrupted firm to a disruptor in the digital environment. While legacy peers and competitors alike such as Cisco, Oracle, IBM, and HP have hit shallow water, Microsoft has been able to meet some of … Continue reading

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Top Five Takeaways from AWS Reinvent 2016

    The AWS Reinvent event for 2016 is winding up. This year there was 32,000 attendees. The clear majority were developers focused on the platform. Here are my five quick takeaways from the event. (I will have more detailed … Continue reading

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Will Salesforce, AWS and Oracle product expansion dent the glow of Tableau and friends?

Analytics provider Tableau has had a remarkable couple of years. Qlik, TIbco Spotfire and other peers have also experienced success as the growth and democratization of analytics increases. They have helped to bring Analytics into a larger, more user friendly … Continue reading

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CSC acquires UXC – Boosts Capabilities in Australia

On October 6th US IT services firm CSC announced that it was entering a five week due diligence period to acquire Australian listed IT Services firm UXC. The acquisition price is US$300M, or A$420M. UXC has revenues of just under … Continue reading

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