Archive for October, 2010

Devs vs. IT pros: Who runs all these Azure apps?

Last night’s PDC10 keynote sparked a few ideas overnight. One of them is a concern regarding the IT professionals’ role in running Windows Azure based software. This idea was born of the fact that PDC, traditionally and so statedly a Developer conference, announced technology that was reasonably deep in the IT Professional space. I mean, […]

October 29, 2010 · Jouni Heikniemi · 2 Comments
Tags:  · Posted in: Cloud, Windows IT

PDC10 keynote summary

PDC10 conference kicked off today in Seattle – but really, Microsoft wanted to define the conference as global, having hundreds of local streamwatching events around the world. Unfortunately, as many have suspected, running PDCs every year tends to wear out some of the glamour around them. Even with all the Microsoft’s development resources, they have […]

October 28, 2010 · Jouni Heikniemi · No Comments
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What’s up in the Offbeat world?

As our massive corporation nears the honorable operating age of two months, it’s worth taking a look at what’s going on. Founding and kickstarting a new company is an interesting endeavor given its natural unpredictability. Even though the field of IT consulting (i.e. selling our own hours) isn’t the most risky business, it is one […]

October 18, 2010 · Jouni Heikniemi · 10 Comments
Posted in: Entrepreneurship