Canonical and the Ubuntu Edge Gambit

Prior to the announcement of their intention to raise $32 Million through indiegogo.com for the development of Ubuntu Edge, Canonical was the parent company of Ubuntu, a leading desktop Linux distribution.  Post-Announcement, Canonical is a thought/ technology leader squarely positioned at the apex of innovation.  They are mentioned in a variety of discussions ranging from [...]

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The Software Industry and SaaS

A new coat of paint or a real Transformation?
Ideas may bring a business to life, but software is the engine that keeps it moving forward.  Enterprises large and small depend on software of one guise or another, though the underlying technology that this software utilizes has gone through a series of technology transformations starting out [...]

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Baseball and Early Stage Technology

Baseball and Early Stage Technology: More alike than you think?
I have always liked baseball. Whether that is generational, because my father liked baseball or because of the memories that it evokes is hard to say, but the fact remains, I have always liked baseball. And having spent years both working in and studying [...]

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Marketing Vocabulary: What if we all say the same thing

I have judged technology competitions for years and have reviewed countless (alright, hundreds) of applications during that time. Almost all of them describe themselves as easy to use, fast to deploy, scalable and revolutionary in their utility. Some even tell you what they do. Too often the positioning and description are abstract [...]

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