Can you re-send?

Heute morgen hat mich schon eine Nachricht erreicht, ich möchte bitte ein Dokument erneut übermitteln. Natürlich als Antwort auf meine Mail, die ein Attachment enthielt. Aber der Sender lieferte mir die Antwort sofort mit: Ein Backup-Restore hat nicht funktioniert, sein e-Mail Client habe das Attachment verloren. Selbstverständlich werde ich meine eMail meinem Gesprächspartner noch einmal […]

Amazon could write books.

Today in dystopian news: Amazon, the book selling department, controlling about 40% of the US book market, collects reading habbits from their sales and Kindle. By now the corporation knows enough about it’s customers it could be generating best selling books. Spookey. And potentially game changing, when machines replace creative professions. Amazon has the ability […]

`Keep Talkin’ Larry’: Amazon Is Close to Tossing Oracle Software – Bloomberg

It’s a huge effort considering the scale of the project and the relevance of customer data for Amazon. Given their cloud business and it’s maturity – AWS is more than 10 years old by now and leading the pack – this move seems overdue. Amazon.com Inc. has taken another step toward eliminating software from Oracle […]

#GoogleCloudSummit 2017 in Munich

While Amazon Web Services reported another record quarter with $4,53B in October 2017, and Microsoft reporting 93% growth of their cloud business, Google is the third major player in the market for cloud services. At the same time, Google is not (yet) explicitly reporting numbers on their cloud offering. However, “all other” businesses, including Play […]

Is cloud computing truly, truly disruptive?

“Disruption” is one of those words that has been overused, being applied to every little product or service that comes to market, or every new company that emerges. Cloud computing and digital technologies, for example, are branded by many as “disruptive.” New services and business models sweeping through markets, such as Uber and Airbnb, are […]

Dilbert nailed it.

Boss: Wally, did you Uberize the slide deck? Wally: I harmonized it in the cloud. Boss: Are we ready for a trans-domain kick-off? Wally: I put a disruptive mesh network in the microservices of the Internet of things. Boss: Will that be good enough to “ask the fridge” or do I need to start disintermediating? […]