May 23, 2017

Google Looks To The Future Of Television

August 20, 2009 Bill Ives

Google recently purchased video compression provider On2 Technologies for about $106.5M. As Gartner’s Andrew Frank writes, this is a “relatively small sum in the heady world of Internet valuations, for a company that’s been steadily losing money on less than $20M in annual revenue.” However, they have an interesting technology […]

Adding Social Broadcasting To Your Enterprise

August 6, 2009 Bill Ives

Social media tools have begun to migrate from the consumer web to the business web, sometimes facing outward, sometimes focused in. Just as public-facing applications need broad appeal, enterprise tools need to be designed for a defined organizational space to be effective (see Enterprise 2.0 is not Web 2.0 nor […]

Google’s New OS Poised To Be The Next Windows Rival

July 9, 2009 Michael Gray

As I’m fairly well known for my distrust and criticism of all things Google, so it probably comes as something of a surprise that I’m REALLY looking forward to a Google Operating System … allow me to explain …First off I’m a big fan of cloud computing, there are very […]

Building Application With Cloud As The Target Platform

June 25, 2009 Mike Kavis

When I talk about architecting in the cloud, I am referring to building composite applications or services from scratch with the cloud as the target deployment platform. So as you read this post think about an enterprise application or collection of services build for the cloud. In previous posts I […]

Businesses Are Moving Towards SaaS

February 19, 2009 Jim Berkowitz

Here are several excerpts from an an article by Steve Evans about recent research regarding the use of Software as a Service (SaaS) in small and mid-sized enterprises, SMEs turning towards SaaS: New research by Really Simple Systems, a UK-based hosted CRM vendor, has revealed that small- and medium-sized enterprises […]

Real-Time Collaborative Text Editing With EtherPad

November 11, 2008 Philipp Lenssen

EtherPad is a collaborative, real-time text editor created by, among others, two ex-Google employees*. An EtherPad document is quickly set up without any need for registration. You can then share the URL of the document, and others who will visit that page will then be able to see, in real-time, […]

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