Oracle, Ellison and Hurd - the dream team?
Oracle's stock soared when the firm made former HP CEO, Mark Hurd, its new president. But can he realistically help Larry Ellison's Oracle reinvent...
Published 27 June 2012
Oracle, SAP, Infor: Three's a crowd
Former Oracle president and US Marines captain Charles Phillips has taken the reins at the third-largest enterprise applications company, Infor. So...
Published 29 November 2011
Happy birthday, Big Blue
IBM celebrated its centennial recently. To mark the occasion Jason Stamper spoke to the company's UK and Ireland chief executive, as well as its...
Published 08 July 2011
Never say never
With a new CEO, a new name and a revised strategy, the former Computer Associates has its head in the clouds but does it have its feet on the...
Published 10 June 2010
Master of complexity
Sohaib Abassi is CEO of the largest independent data integration firm on the planet: Informatica. The firm has just acquired its way into the...
Published 30 November 2009
If at first you don’t succeed…
British business software house Sage Group may have 5.8 million customers using its software, but can it adapt to the new demand for Software as a...
Published 21 September 2009
Jason Stamper looks beyond the ‘cloud computing’ hype to ask what it really is, and just as crucially, what it is not.
Published 01 June 2009
The Change We Need?
The US is a power-house of IT innovation. But what will be Obama’s impact on science and technology, and how did ‘Web 2.0’ help him win the election?
Published 21 January 2009
Has the downturn hit the IT industry?
How are technology firms fairing as the crisis of confidence in the financial sector begins to ripple through the rest of the economy?