In the last few months, Adobe, Sun, and Microsoft have all had major announcements around their platforms for developing rich Internet applications (RIA). Adobe, the current market leader in the RIA space with their combination of Flash and Flex, has recently been promoting the Air product that will allow Flex applications to hook into the… Read more Betting on JavaFX Is a Bad Bet Indeed
Nowadays, I spend so much time online, that I have little time to do real reading. But after missing my flight to Boston yesterday, I found myself with a few hours to burn and could actually put a dent in my backlog of Harvard Business Reviews that I had been meaning to get to for… Read more Onward and Upward. Taking Control of Your Career By Being Your Own CEO
Just ran across a couple of articles on distributed data processing. InfoQ is discussing the need for a new paradigm for scaling processing at the same time development on an open source solution is progressing as Yahoo! seems to be gearing up development on Hadoop (Tim O’Reilly’s take). When you get to a certain size of data,… Read more Distributed Data Processing: The next opportunity Open Source needs to conquer?
Was just reading an article at cio.com that talks about How to Recruit in a Hot Market. One of the points they talk about is marketing your IT organization, mentioning that some large corporation employ full time marketers for their IT team. But how is a smaller team to compete? One overlooked method is how… Read more Open Source Software as a Marketing Platform for Hiring
Ever thought of working at a startup? Reading TechCrunch articles and wishing that you could be part of the fun? Wondering what information you need to make a decision? When considering joining a startup, here are the questions that I want to satisfactorily answer before making a decision. Position Questions Will I be able to… Read more Considering Working for a Startup? 34 Questions to Ask Before Signing Up.