Slow M&A process leaves Sun eclipsed

When I first heard the news Oracle - Sun merger, I had high hopes that given a quick transition there would be some interesting disruptive effects. This immediately threatens IBM who for years have used less expensive, home-grown hardware to propel sales in higher margin enterprise software. Oracle not only acquires the hardware to implement [...]


It's good to be back!! Yesterday I had a very informative conversation with a client of mine with a deep marketing background. The topic centered around "Web 2.0" companies and could small to midsized, non "Web 2.0" companies, borrow some of the same concepts to grow market share and brand awareness, social networking, and focused [...]