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March 5, 2009  1:54 PM

Internet Explorer 8.0: compatibility test results…

Cliff Saran Profile: Cliff Saran
DEF/NX, Enterprise architecture, IE 8, Internet Explorer

Enterprise apps that use a web browser user interfaces may not work on Internet Explorer 8.0, if they need downloadable components like ActiveX controls. Salesforce.com, I have...

November 26, 2007  10:44 PM

Can business take open source seriously?

Cliff Saran Profile: Cliff Saran
Enterprise architecture, IBM, Linux, Microsoft, MySQL, Open source, Oracle

I was speaking to Marten Mickos, chief executive officer of MySQL last week about open source and the enterprise. Can businesses take open source seriously? A database like MySQL is often a major component of a software infrastructure. What's interesting from speaking to Mickos is that MySQL is...


September 26, 2007  11:43 PM

Business is a much to blame for misalignment

Cliff Saran Profile: Cliff Saran
Change management, disconnect, Enterprise architecture, IT Business Alignment, Project management

I'm fed up hearing that IT needs to align with the business. I was at a conference in London earlier about enterprise architecture, listening to a speaker from Cadbury Schweppes. What impressed me about the presentation was the extent of the business change required to embed this architecture...


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