There were 4 blog postings during November (2013):
Newly-privatised BMC at BMC Exchange
I took the opportunity to take a look at newly-privatised BMC at BMC Exchange in Twickenham, this week. BMC sells ITSM (IT Service Management) products to medium-large companies (I see these as enabling effective IT governance) and going private...
David Norfolk, Bloor Research | 12th November '13
O Ada, Ada! Wherefore art thou Ada?
I suppose that it's my Governance background, but I hate waste in computing. An obvious example is the current male focus of IT - judging by some of the pioneering females in IT that we do know about - Ada Lovelace, Grace Hopper, Steve Shirley - IT...
David Norfolk, Bloor Research | 13th November '13
IBM Smarter Development
We had an interesting roundtable with IBM today, starting with the news that systems engineering is now Smarter Development, as far as IBM is concerned. What's in a name? Well, quite a lot actually and systems engineering as a term has baggage -...
David Norfolk, Bloor Research | 18th November '13
I wish the mainframe would hurry up and die! So we can get on with using System z.
We are coming up for another big mainframe anniversary (the IBM System/360 was announced on April 7, 1964; although, as usual, the next release, the 370, actually got it right). But I do wish the mainframe would finally go away - the Death of the...
David Norfolk, Bloor Research | 25th November '13
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