Vendors

It’s trite to say it, but with the passing of Steve Jobs the world has lost a great man. His genius was knowing what we wanted before we did, and this is not something you can learn. I first bcame an Apple fan back in the mid 90s when I had a first generation PowerMac …

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I’m working on a large project right now that has reminded me of one of the fundamental truths of contractual relationships: there is no proper way of quantifying partnership. Each of a large number of disparate services is to be discovered, documented, and a transition plan developed. Many of these are quite simple. An in-house …

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There’s no shortage of comparisons between Apple and Microsoft, going back to the earliest days of both firms, but with Steve Jobs on long term sick leave after a period of remission from cancer, we can be fairly sure that Apple will be following Microsoft in the “departure of the guy we liked” department. Apple, …

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