All CRN Blogs

  • Integrating IBM
    If you looked simply at his resume for the past few years, you might conclude that he has trouble holding a job. But in fact, Mike Borman, appointed vice president of sales for IBM's Software Group earlier this week, has emerged as something of a troubleshooter within IBM.
  • Good Luck To You!
    Apparently, I'm a little remiss in my online reading. Just noticed that one of my favorite bloggers is changing venues.
  • If it's cliche business jargon, consider what you're saying

    So What's In Your DNA?
    For reasons having nothing to do with stem cell research, what's in people's DNA keeps coming up more and more.
  • Flexing Some Muscle
    Rob Burgess, the CEO of Macromedia, is the most unlikely revolutionary. And yet it may very well be this mild mannered Canadian that may ultimately prove to be the biggest threat to Microsoft on the planet today.
  • It's Time To Act
    Technically speaking, I'm supposed to write this blog about technology, but not today. Matters tech just seem far too trivial.
  • New Year Almost Here!
    Since this is the season when we journalists are paid for reflection, there are plenty of such pieces out there for you to skim on the Web today.
  • Paying The Cost
    In the immortal words of B.B. King, Marc Fleury, is paying the cost to be the boss.
  • Finally, Some Time To Think
    Now that our office is deserted in anticipation of the long holiday weekend, I spent some time visiting my favorite blogsters and news sites. And here are my impressions on the eve of Christmas Eve.
  • Soupy Salesforce
    As the CEO of, Marc Benioff alternates between being an enlightened capitalist who follows the muse of the Dali Lama and a 21st century rendition of the Playboy of the Western World.
  • Browser War II
    An emerging browser war between those supporting Firefox and those backing Microsoft's Internet Explorer could lead to more heated rhetoric--as well as innovation.
  • The Virtual Vanguard
    Virtualization is all the rage these days as IT organizations now routinely look for ways to optimize both workstation and server hardware, And nobody has benefited more from that trend than the folks at VMware, which was were scooped up last year by EMC for $635 million.
  • It's OOW Time
    At Oracle OpenWorld the company tries, again, to build channel rapport, but skepticism remains.
  • Get Ready For Robo-Nerds
    Bill Gates says the age of robotics could boost software development in as little as three or four years.