Is “Pursuit of Profits” the killer of Innovation and the U.S. Economy? hmmm..I don’t think so


I saw this today morning on twitter via Frank Scavo http://www.forbes.com/sites/stevedenning/2011/11/18/clayton-christensen-how-pursuit-of-profits-kills-innovation-and-the-us-economy/ It is an article on Forbes.com by Steve Denning, based on a talk at the Gartner Symposium ITExpo 2011 on October 16-20, 2011, given by Clayton Christensen. While I have a lot of respect for Christensen, I don’t think all the arguments made forthContinue reading “Is “Pursuit of Profits” the killer of Innovation and the U.S. Economy? hmmm..I don’t think so”

Highlight of Madrid SAPPHIRENOW 2011 – meetings with Snabe and Sikka


I am sitting in the flight back home from Madrid, and reflecting on what were the most interesting highlights of the week I spent in Madrid. I am pretty convinced it is the meetings I had with Vishal Sikka and Jim Snabe. Parts of the meeting are under NDA, so I cannot discuss it here. Continue reading “Highlight of Madrid SAPPHIRENOW 2011 – meetings with Snabe and Sikka”

Redbull migrates BW to HANA – I am suitably impressed


SAP allowed some of us bloggers to interact with Christian Stoxreiter of Redbull. They just finished migrating their BW system to HANA. We will see him during Vishal’s keynote tomorrow I think explaining in more detail. I am a big fan of Christian now after he made the comment “We want to be dynamic andContinue reading “Redbull migrates BW to HANA – I am suitably impressed”