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Business and IT, Everything is Entangled

July 22, 2010

Opening up all cliches on Business and IT alignment. Yesterday, I had a discussion on how IT really could solve business problems. One of the statements that came by was that we simply needed to listen to the business in order to understand what IT has to do. This is, in my opinion, a bit […]

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Oracle BPM Suite 11g goes Social

June 17, 2010

Today Oracle will release it’s next generation in Business Process Management, the BPM Suite 11g. One of the things that stand out, at least in buzz words, is the fact that it supports something called ‘Social BPM’. So what is this and what will it do for the business? In one of the Oracle BPM […]

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Fear and Complexity are the Main Project Killers

May 28, 2010

“Fear and Complexity within a project, can be an explosive mixture that makes sure any project can fail.” According to the experienced agile project manager Martin van Borselaer Fear and Complexity are the main project killers. “Fear restrains us from doing or saying the things we know are right”, Martin says during a great session […]

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The times for Change in Software Development are Now

May 21, 2010
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How VirtualBox could create Opportunities for Oracle and it’s Partners

May 20, 2010

Last years’ acquisition of Sun Microsystems by the Oracle Corporation created lot’s of new opportunities for both Oracle and it’s Partners. There was, obviously, a lot to do about the MySQL Database, Java and other Sun technologies like the Solaris operating system. But there also is this great, small virtual machine inside the acquisition, VirtualBox. […]

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Next step in Virtualization: VirtualBox 3.2

May 19, 2010

Somewhere in 2006 I started using VirtualBox for desktop virtualization. There where a few reasons for that choice back then. Although the software wasn’t the perfect companion, it was actually the only freely available virtualization software available for my operating system of choice (at that moment in time Mandriva Linux). But it was also actually […]

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