Andreas Bitterer

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The Flight of the Wannabees

by Andy Bitterer  |  February 18, 2009  |  7 Comments

What really annoys me is when people make public claims about things that they have clearly no clue about. Facts or the truth don’t seem to matter anymore, all that counts is bold verbiage. There could be multiple reasons for this behavior: Maybe some people are too lazy to do proper research before raising their […]


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Setting the Record Straight

by Andy Bitterer  |  December 28, 2008  |  23 Comments

Caution: Long post, but lots to say… Not often, a vendor reacts with a blog posting to the publication of a Gartner document. Press releases, yes, and a lot, kinda like “Company XYZ announces that a leading analyst firm has placed it in the leaders quadrant of the ABC Magic Quadrant…” Rarely, though, do we […]


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