Sunday, July 27, 2008

Terrorist incidents in India

A couple of serious bomb blasts ripped 2 of the fastest growing Indian cities over the past weekend. The blame game between state and union govt has started as to who was responsible for the security lapse and a "report" will be tabled soon about how this happened. Meanwhile, IT companies are gearing themselves for additional security checks and the Union govt has mooted providing CISF cover for IT Professionals. More info to follow...

Tuesday, May 27, 2008

Innovation - ideas, ideas, ideas

With so much noise around innovating....I think it would be a good idea to have at least 3-5 links in each of my posts talkin about some innovative ideas that people might have thought about every 2 weeks...So here's the link for today..

Sunday, May 18, 2008

HP takes over EDS

There have been several articles written on this subject. Some of them as follows:

Can HP Whip EDS into Shape?at BusinessWeek (Thu, May 15)
Therese Poletti's Tech Tales: H-P's takeover of EDS will test Hurd's management chopsat MarketWatch (Thu, May 15)
HP and EDS Try a Tieupat BusinessWeek (Wed, May 14)
Hewlett-Packard Gets a Tummy Acheat Motley Fool (Wed, May 14)
HP and EDS: A chat with CEOs Mark Hurd and Ron Rittenmeyerat Fortune (Wed, May 14)
If HP Gets EDS, Smaller Rivals Can't Even It Up

I would like to put my take on this takeover in a separate article.

Monday, April 28, 2008

Performance and Domain Frameworks

Been busy reading up, understanding and implementing performance improvement kind of features for highly scalable enterprise systems. Especially lowering the time it takes to get responses back to the users from the server and client ends has been interesting..
Also, working on some Architectural framework for domain-specific areas.
Microsoft has published its take on some domains like Finance(Capital markets and Banking), Insurance and Financial information protection.

Friday, March 14, 2008

Microsoft BPM

Now that other vendors have been hot and heavy on BPM SOA convergence, obviously Microsoft does not want to be left behind...Some analysts have debated viewing MS as a BPM vendor..Here's David Chappell's take on it