John Funnel on Ulitzer
Earlier this year one of my staff attended a SYS-CON event and returned to
the office a different person. Revitalised and motivated.
I asked her what happened at the event to warrant such a transformation? What
was her secret? Was it the New York Shopping experience? A business Romance
or was it Devine intervention?
She simply advised me to ‘check out Ulitzer. – Everyone who is anyone is
She was not the first to introduce me to the innovation. Many of my peers had
gone through such noticeable changes, It was like a weight had been lifted
from their shoulders, that they now had a true portal to vent out their
I was instantly intrigued by such recommendations. People, just like me, were
using Ulitzer everywhere. So what had I been fighting against all this time?
What was I avoiding?
Eventually I succumbed to the in... (more)
SAP AG on Wednesday announced its preliminary financial results for the third
quarter ended September 30, 2010.
"We are pleased to report double-digit growth in software and software
related service revenue and the contribution of Sybase," said Werner Brandt,
CFO of SAP AG. "All of the regions reported growth in the third quarter, with
particular strength in the U.S. and the emerging markets of Asia, Europe and
Latin America. We saw a good mix of revenues among small, midsized and large
enterprises, and we had an increase in deal volume. On the product side,
Business Analytics r... (more)
Sun Forgets To Register OpenJava.org OpenSolaris Update Solaris Contributes
1,600 Patents to OpenSolaris Push
Official Sun Press Release Below:
"As the largest business contributor to the open source community, Sun has
always been an ardent believer in open standards and the open source process
going back to the inception of this company," said Scott McNealy, Chairman
and CEO, Sun Microsystems, Inc. "The release of more than 1,600 patents
associated with the Solaris OS far eclipses any other vendor's contribution.
Today represents a huge milestone for Sun, for the community, for d... (more)
According to Larry Rosen, "One of the challenges to writing about licensing
in a book not specifically written for licensing professionals is to make a
very dull subject interesting." A Complete and Thorough BookRosen has met
that challenge in his exciting guide to the Open Source licensing zoo. As an
extra fillip he offers a set of five Open Source Principles so clear and
brief that the Open Source Initiative (OSI) would be well advised to adopt
them, plus two new licenses intended to solve not only the weaknesses of some
of the current Open Source licenses, but resolve the many... (more)
"We are pleased to have Palamida as a new component in our development
environment," said Sherman Chu, Director, Licensing and Technology, Cisco
Systems, as it was today announced that Cisco will deploy Palamida's IP
AMPlifier product for automatically detecting, managing and reporting on
software intellectual property (IP) assets.
"Cisco has long recognized the importance of intellectual property, and our
move to automated tools for software IP management underscores that," Chu
View Theresa Bui Friday, Palamida Live on SYS-CON.TV
The multi-year deal is believed to be the... (more)
PORTLAND, Ore., Aug. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- O'Reilly Open Source Convention
(OSCON) -- Palamida(TM) today announced alliances with two major open source
organizations, Eclipse Foundation, Inc. and SourceForge.net. In addition to
extending the reach of its software intellectual property compliance
solution, IP Amplifier, the new relationships will also ease open source
developers' concerns about the utilization of their custom-created
intellectual property, and allow organizations to be more confident in their
use of open source software.
Palamida has joined the Eclipse Foundation as ... (more)