Monthly Archives: July 2011

For “Resistance Is Futile”, Press 1


Let’s face it, we have a very confused relationship with technology. Not just as individuals, but as a species. We are who we are as a species because of the technology we use. Too many other animals are faster or … Continue reading

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eBay… The New King Of Procurement?


A few blogs ago we were talking about how the next generation of Cloud services will evolve. To make a long story short, the best candidate would be large scale, on-line merchants with a lot of excess  computer capacity. The … Continue reading

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It’s Summer, It’s Hot And It’s Time For The Crazy Season!


Boy Is it hot outside! OK, it’s the summer and the summer is supposed to be hot, but 2011 looks like it’s going to be a sizzler this year in New York! When the heat goes up, that’s when we … Continue reading

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The Return Of The J Curve: A Lesson From Netflix


Nothing is free… or at least not free forever. The same goes for the lowest price. Eventually it goes away. Either a new, lower price is found, or the price rises. As the economy continues to rebound, free is no … Continue reading

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Are Outsourcing Obstacles Too Big To Swallow?


Last week I saw a question on Linked-In that I thought was particularly interesting. The question was, “What are the top five challenges in BPO transitions that  need to be addressed in the outsourcing/offshoring industry?”  If there were any “winners” … Continue reading

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Higher Clouds: Learning From Amazon’s AWS Strategy


Last month, Amazon had a conference in New York to show off its latest web services. At the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Conference a number of very experienced executives presented some exceptionally impressive technology.  Still, as they day wore on … Continue reading

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