John Hazard | November 24, 2008 6:11 PM
There is a debate brewing today about Google's employment figures, and it misses the point. Do you call the situation threatening the jobs of 10,000 employees at Google "layoffs"? To the men and women whose jobs are affected, the nomenclature really doesn't matter much -- it's a termination and it sucks.
John Pallatto | November 12, 2008 9:11 PM
John Wookey, the former head of application development for Oracle's Fusion applications, started work on Nov. 10 with Oracle's archrival SAP as senior vice president of Large Enterprise On Demand applications. In this position, Wookey will work with several of SAP's "large enterprise on-demand offerings," including SAP CRM on demand with
John Hazard | October 03, 2008 5:10 PM
It's amazing what stir crazy cubicle dwellers will find in the closet on a slow Friday in October at Ziff Davis Enterprise. Spencer Katt ... in some sort of superhero costume? I won't ask. Apparently, he used to make the rounds in this superhero costume at Comdex parties in
John Hazard | September 25, 2008 5:09 PM
What keeps Oracle database administrators up at night? Cranky servers? Hackers? Pushy vendor reps? It's their colleagues. Specifically managers, administrators, consultants and partners, dubbed "Super Users," who have heightened access privileges. Such users could either maliciously or unintentionally compromise enterprise data and that worries Oracle...
John Hazard | September 22, 2008 4:09 PM
How does a Fortune 500 company caught in the lack of confidence hammering the stock markets put a rocket under its share price? Thin the herd. Like conservationists killing off portions of a wildlife population to avoid famine or disease, Microsoft and Hewlett-Packard have killed off a number of their
John Hazard | September 17, 2008 2:09 PM
IBM researchers, the Ph.D.s and technologists by vocation, not profession, the lab-coat academics who toil years in the bowels of Big Blue on theoretical projects two decades in production, are now tinkering on customer problems to beat a service contract deadline. It's a major shift in IBM Research's role in