Archive for October, 2005

 

Tea Leaves – 17. October, 2005

Nice article on the BI effect of the Oracle-Siebel merger…

Reading the Oracle-Siebel Tea Leaves

…where we revisit the “Siebel as high-priced Rolodex” quote from the chariman of SAS, Dr. Jim Goodnight. I always loved that quote…

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Oracle Becomes IBM – 6. October, 2005

You heard it here first…

The Grain of Salt to Take with Oracle Fusion Middleware

It’s nice to hear about Oracle not wanting to take over the whole world for a change, but I believe it about as much as when Bill Gates gets behind a microphone. But one can hope…

Here’s a money quote from this one:

Anyway, why should Oracle need to be at the center of the universe? At this point, it’s purchased the entire universe.

…And now, they have to get it all to play nicely in the same sandbox…

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Bigger Than Hearst? – 5. October, 2005

PeopleSoft Founder Plans Massive Mansion

Hmmm…This sounds just like Dave, but completely unlike him at the same time. I guess it pays to know your audience in advance…

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