November 29, 2010
If your IT department spends $2,000 to provision and support a laptop, but your CFO can buy one at the mall for $600, you’d better be able to explain why.
November 18, 2010
The conversation got off to a fast start when Cook asked about what Ballmer can do to revive Microsoft in 2011. The answers were all over the place, and reflected some very interesting strategic insights. Here are the highlights.
Puget Sound Business Journal
November 18, 2010
Microsoft will buy Nokia in 2011. will spin out its Web Services unit. And don't look for Facebook to conduct an IPO next year. Those were some of the bold predictions last night as the Washington Technology Industry Association hosted their annual predictions dinner at Herban Feast in Seattle's SoDo neighborhood.
Network World
November 04, 2010
Cisco has invested in Apptio, a maker of "technology business management" software. What's TBM, you ask? It's applications that provide insight into the cost, quality and value of IT to business objectives. It helps makes IT a business asset rather than a business expense.
November 04, 2010
Apptio, which makes on-demand software that tracks technology investments, said Thursday that it has landed an equity investment from Cisco Systems as well as a reseller partnership. The company raised another $3.5 million from Cisco and current investors Andreessen Horowitz, Greylock Partners, Madrona Venture Group and Shasta Ventures.