Is Microsoft ready to move onto the 'extinguish' phase with the Web browser?
One valuable capability of open standards is to let customers decouple application decisions from infrastructure choices.
Avalon gives Microsoft an opportunity to demonstrate its leverage over the user experience and to shake up competitors.
Web Services are a way for Microsoft to leverage the existing base of J2EE without having to do anything to support Java explicitly.
Industry gurus claiming that technology no longer matters to Corporate America may be drawing the wrong conclusion from the wrong evidence.
Just wanted to let everyone know that I wrote an article titled Building software that matters that was published on ZDNet today.
If the IT industry wants to be more like other, mature manufacturing industries, then large vendors need to be willing and able to integrate and resell software components as easily as they do hardware parts.
We’re exhibiting at Oracle World in San Francisco this week. Yesterday, I watched Scott McNealy give a keynote address. It was as entertaining as always.
Speculation on a strategy for Microsoft to co-opt Linux
Pardon the title. I'm not actually calling anyone stupid. Just couldn't resist co-opting President Clinton's '92 campaign theme.
What do you think about when you write Java?
Let Java play to its strengths and co-opt Microsofts advantages
In the previous parts of this series on Java vs. Microsoft .NET, I lay out the threat that .NET poses to the Java ecosystem and the advantages on which Microsoft is relying to carry out that threat.