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Archives for April, 2009

Is SOA Too Big to Fail?

by David M. Smith  |  April 15, 2009  |  1 Comment

Caution, it’s SOA humor day. With all the talk of institutions being ‘too big to fail’ and bailouts and such, I can’t help but stop and ask ‘is SOA too big to fail’? Has the United SOAs of America named a TSAR (to run the Toxic SOA Asset Relief) program? (OK I should have used […]

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Life on the Inter-cloud

by David M. Smith  |  April 10, 2009  |  6 Comments

Set the wayback machine for 1996 – the year of the Intranet. Sometimes I feel like we have gone back in time (“Life on Mars” fans, anyone? Bummed that it was cancelled, but I digress…). Back then I wrote a research note titled “The Top 10 Intranet myths”. The Internet wave had crested and companies […]


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Open Thread: Best April Fools items…

by David M. Smith  |  April 1, 2009  |  3 Comments

Ah, April Fools Day. One of my favorite days.  I love the smell of sarcasm in the morning… Thought it might be nice to keep an open thread to comment on what we’ve seen that we like. So far, i’ve thought of two categories: Best overall (to me, most sarcastic, timely, funny combination). thus far […]


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