To Appliance or Not To Appliance

I’ve had a lot of conversations lately with product managers who are wrestling with the appliance question: Should they create a software-only product, or should they deliver an integrated hardware-plus-software appliance that contains all the underlying hardware and software…

The Joy of Big Data

These days I’m feeling more inspired to blog about the emerging “Big Data” technologies than about generic Product Management or Product Marketing. I am naturally interested in this sector because half my career was spent in the Business Intelligence…