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Archives for September, 2009


Cost Leadership and Differentiation

by Eric Knipp  |  September 28, 2009  |  Comments Off

My wife and I had a wonderful weekend. We first attended a wedding, and then celebrated her birthday over dinner with friends and family last night. As usual, topics of discussion ranged widely, but a particularly intriguing subject came up – Wal-Mart’s new packaging for its private label goods: This packaging looks, well, cheap. When […]

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Little Fluffy Clouds

by Eric Knipp  |  September 16, 2009  |  Comments Off

What were the skies like when you were young? Today we’ve published our most extensive work thus far profiling the providers of Cloud Application Platforms. Our research includes forty companies, all of which deliver some type of platform enabling development of Web applications using a Cloud Computing model. A few weeks ago I blogged that […]

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Web Developers: Skill Up For Cloud AD Now

by Eric Knipp  |  September 4, 2009  |  4 Comments

Before I joined Gartner I was a developer. I was pretty deep into a handful of technologies and had broad understanding of many others. In my day-to-day work I was always looking for shortcuts and improvements to make me a better and more productive developer. Most of these related to the technology tools I was […]

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