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March 31, 2016  7:55 PM

Office as a Platform: Microsoft //builds/ in new ‘data & intelligence’ channels for developers

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Microsoft, office, platforms

If you thought that Microsoft Office was a piece of software, a productivity 'suite' featuring a word processor with a spreadsheet and more... then you're still right, this is what Microsoft Office is...

October 8, 2014  9:36 AM

Progress: the ‘application ice age’ ends in 2015

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
cloud, PaaS, platforms, Software applications

With just a hint of PR spin, Progress Software has attempted to coin the 'end of the application ice age' as a period we are about to experience in 2015 given the coalescing forces coming together in next-generation cloud environments. Technology has reached a tipping point says Progress (Ed -...


July 6, 2013  2:06 AM

What is a platform anyway?

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
platforms

The term "platform" has been somewhat hijacked in recent times by various database (and other) vendors who feel they can get away with using the term in a slightly twisted context. Platform used to mean the ability "to develop on". Platform is now being used in the context of...


June 12, 2012  7:51 AM

What can software application developers expect from Cloud Computing World Forum?

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
cloud, Cloud Computing, platforms, Software

There's a cloud computing industry exhibition/conference/symposium/jamboree (pick any one you like) on this week in London! You don't say? Hang on -- these things get staged all the time now and they are just a hotchpotch of industry vendors with enough money to spend on stand space, booth babes,...


February 23, 2012  5:57 AM

Games (software development) without frontiers

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Games, platforms

Paris, France was this week's location for social gaming platform company Gree to hold its first European press conference. Founded by Yoshikazu Tanaka (that's Tanaka San to you and me) -- Japan's answer to Mark Zuckerbueg, Gree has been ranked as Japan's fastest growing tech company in 2010 and...


October 18, 2010  2:36 PM

Ignoring the cloud is akin to staying with DOS

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Cloud Computing, DOS, platforms

Magic Software MD David Akka has used his corporate blog to liken a refusal to embrace the cloud as being parallel to having stuck with DOS...


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