Are software as a service, open source software, subscription pricing disruptive to the market for manufacturing software? Just interviewed FuseSource, an open source messaging application. Recently an MIT/Sloan Management Review article cited research that top performing companies are 3x more likely to have a data analytics culture. On a podcast on IT Conversation, Simon Wardley argues that the Cloud is a source of innovation.
Video Essay on Software, Open Source, Cloud
by Gary Mintchell | Nov 1, 2010 | Automation | 1 comment
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I really like the idea of cloud computing, but IMO until a solid Internet connection – with reliability approaching that of your energy service, the service will be more convenient than mainstream or disruptive. You gain some cost savings and efficiencies, but no real fundamental gains.
I'm a strong proponent on paper. As far as the industrial world goes with slow changes, we'll see…