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Thursday, November 8, 2007

Interesting Readings

9:22:00 AM Posted by Oscar Berg , , , No comments
"IBM, Microsoft, SAP lag behind on Web 2.0" by Jon Brodkin, NetworkWorld.com:

"IBM, Microsoft and SAP are taking a charge at the business Web 2.0 market, but the big vendors still lag behind smaller rivals who have developed far more innovative technology with quicker release cycles, according to a Forrester analyst"

"Half-Baked or Mashed: Is Mixing Enterprise IT And The Internet A Recipe For Disaster?" by Andy Dornan, InformationWeek:

"Enterprise mashup tools are the long tail of SOA, letting ordinary employees build applications that aren't on IT's radar screen. But what about the risks?"

"Microsoft Expands Enterprise Search Offering, Introduces Search Server 2008 Express", Microsoft PressPass:

"In delivering Search Server Express, Microsoft has taken the enterprise class search capabilities of Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 and made them available as a stand-alone server for free"

"AMC 2007: 'Don't Put Content on Lockdown' Google Exec Urges Mag Eds" by Noah, FishBowlNY:

"Search is a proxy for a brand's vitality," Google media platforms director Eileen Naughton asserted to a roomful of magazine executives at AMC today in Boca Raton. "Search is a core consumer behavior that defines our times; it's an activity at the essence of what it is to be human," she said in her keynote talk entitled "Insights From Google"

"Make sure search engines can find your stuff," she urged. "Don't put it behind paid walls, don't put it on lockdown. Tag your story archives, photos, video clips and make them freely available."


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