Big Data : Switching Between Top Dog And Fire Hydrant


Most of you know I am a huge fan of big data. In my mind – this is the new top dog in enterprise software world. Companies can leap into a totally new world of insights and in all probability will revolutionize how business world makes use of information. I have not met a customerContinue reading “Big Data : Switching Between Top Dog And Fire Hydrant”

Watching Leadership Transitions at IBM and SAP


I “grew up” in IBM – and one thing IBM does really well is how to transition responsibilities from one leader to another . Although not at very close quarters , I watched how smoothly Sam Palmisano transitioned over to Ginnie Rommety . And what I still remember the most from that time is SamContinue reading “Watching Leadership Transitions at IBM and SAP”

Future of SAP, IBM and Accenture – I am bullish


My pal Dennis Howlett wrote this piece on diginomica http://diginomica.com/2013/07/20/weekend-speculation-sap-ibm-accenture-2015/ where he speculates about the future of these three companies . Having worked many years at IBM , having competed with ACN all my life as a consultant and now working at SAP – my view is (surprisingly eh?) slightly different to Den’s . IContinue reading “Future of SAP, IBM and Accenture – I am bullish”

In The Enterprise Software Race, No Horse Ever Loses For Being Slow


Another random rambling – this time caused in part by a twitter conversation today morning, and a few analyst reports I got around to reading at lunch break. And finally I saw this past homework sheet that my daughter filled last year , where she says she wants a job like the one her daddyContinue reading “In The Enterprise Software Race, No Horse Ever Loses For Being Slow”