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Grape Escape 2010: Of Cloud & Angels, Fun & Games, and “In Vino Veritas” - Part 2
Part 1 of this blog series talked about the historical background of the JRocket Marketing Grape Escape event. Grape Escape has become a June fixture over past

why ilm  its collapsed public infrastructure? Why not extend the concept and the technology capabilities of PBO infrastructure to addressing the unpredictable, the volatile, the unexpected? (At this moment, my colleague Aleksey Osintsev whispered in my ear “Are we talking about Disaster Management Systems (and a new DMS acronym) here?” ) Levity apart, Bodrozic made it pretty clearly by even the few disasters he has referenced above that this is an area that has not been adequately addressed by business,

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why ilm  to customers. This is why the market is still often defaulting to more simplistic solutions that don’t do the job as well as Meridian does. It is akin to customers' silly practice of switching light bulbs to save money on energy when you have no insulation in the walls. There are so many inefficiencies and even adversarial relationships in the industry that unneeded costs and poor practices are built in and accepted.  The challenge for Meridian is to build a greater understanding of the big picture Read More

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Enterprise Software Conferences: Why Bother?


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