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Microsoft vs Adobe, Ryder Cup Style

In light of recent rumours, I figured it would be a good waste of time to take most of Adobe’s products, and line them up, Ryder Cup style, against the closest Microsoft equivalent.

Brave Vendors, Cruel Judges and Me

I promised I’d scribble something about the Web Idol Competition at JBoye 09. The competition involved 6 vendors each presenting a fast paced 7 minute demo to the crowds, mimicking something like Pop Idol. The judging is done by an “expert” panel of 3 judges who offer inane commentary. The audience vote holds all the power over the final outcome. I was lucky enough to be asked to be one of the three judges on the panel.

Lost in Acquisition

The recent demise of the RedDot brand as part of the OpenText aquistion leads to thoughts on the future of CMS products after an acquisition, the names of those products, and various other thoughts.