Software, Digital Content, Geopolitics, Economics & More from of a Libertarian Serial Expat and Entrepreneur
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ASP News: "[Says CEO Don Bulens] It was a myth that the Internet was all about "e"-enabling small businesses – to turn them into electronic enterprises. That is not going to happen for decades [...] The majority of the opportunity is around a Web presence. It’s not about e-commerce. It’s not about e-backoffice. Small businesses [...]
Computerworld: "As part of its plan to bolster its offerings for the enterprise market, Yahoo Inc. said it has signed a multiyear, multimillion-dollar agreement to develop customized Web sites for Cigna Corp. The deal will give Cigna’s 16 million health care members the opportunity to have personalized benefits Web sites based on the My Yahoo [...]
CNet: "Microsoft has named Mike Sinneck vice president of worldwide services. Sinneck, who formerly served as vice president for business operations at IBM Global Services, will be in charge of developing Microsoft’s integrated consulting services and product support." I take that as a hint that Microsoft wants to grow services as a business unto itself, [...]
Business 2.0: "Companies waste billions on knowledge management because they fail to figure out what knowledge they need, or how to manage it. In his latest book, Thomas A. Stewart explains how to answer both questions."
This series of wrap-ups from Infoworld include 802.11 WLANs, web services and instant messaging.
Salon: "Google’s restoration of digital history relied on a few heroes’ packrat mentality and a mountain of decaying mag tapes."
Apple is a great brand name and Steve Jobs a clever CEO (I mean that), since they can get people excited about overpriced old technology. Note to Apple: LCD screens look great on the outside but suck where that matters, as everyone who’s got an excellent 19" CRT for the price of a 15" LCD [...]
I’m currently using Outlook 2002 which I can synch with MyYahoo to get web access to e-mail, tasks, contacts and calendar, as well as some sharing abilities. BTW I can’t believe the best things at Yahoo are free, but that’s not the topic at hand. What I’m looking for is more integration between Outlook and [...]
Privia: "Whether it
I'm CEO of an online trade publishing firm in the marketing and defense verticals. We try to make news and data digestible and useful in an environment that is more noisy each day. This personal blog mixes my thoughts and interests on politics, business, software, and more, based on my business and personal experiences. Over the years I have posted items that turned out spectacularly wrong, and a few posts that stood the test of times better. Personal views only.