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This is a checklist of items you need for an all-encompassing personal branding strategy. Personal branding is the process of marketing and selling yourself as a brand in order to gain success in business. Personal branding is a continual process just as knowing yourself is a continual process. As you grow, so does your brand. The need for personal branding arises from the fact that globalization has increased competition in the workplace. As the wheat is separated from the chaff, if you are left standing, you are left standing with others of good caliber. The playing field is now that much more challenging since your competition is as good as, or better, than you. To paraphrase David Samuel, the bloke who got me into personal branding after I saw him speak a few years ago; he spoke about of why you need personal branding. His audience was a group from a large teleco... (more)

Why Microsoft Loves Google Android, Take 2

Richard Monson-Haefel's "I, Analyst" Blog Ed Burnette wrote a rebuttal to my essay on "Why Microsoft Loves Google Android", which was high-spirited. Reputation bashing aside, I like high-spirited debates. My favorite quote these-days is, "Argue as if you were right, listen as if you were wrong" by Karl Weick. It's a good ground rule for any debate. It allows you to be passionate while also giving serious consideration to your opponent's arguments. I want to apologize for my imprecise language in my original post. Ed’s misunderstanding of my thesis makes it clear to me that I didn... (more)

Virtualization is the Future of Enterprise Computing

SYS-CON's Virtualization Journal thought it was time to go in search of industry insights into this fast-growing new IT market, and so we asked some of its new and up-and-coming executives for their thoughts on some of the trends emerging already in 2008. When VMware’s long-awaited IPO took place in August of last year, its stock closed on the very first day up 76%. The company had brought in more than $700 million in revenue in 2006, and its timing was perfect. Founded in 1998, VMware is today still the 600-pound gorilla in the field of virtualization software. President, ... (more)

The Cloud Computing Movement is Gathering Steam

Justin Flood's Blog Whether you're in front of a PC, Mac, iPhone, or BlackBerry, cloud computing proponents feel you should be able to access all of your music, photos, documents, and applications no matter where you are. In theory, it’s a great idea, and some aspects of cloud computing are already in use in your day to day life. Lately, wherever I go, I can’t seem to avoid the newest internet buzzword. Everybody and their mother is talking about “The Cloud”. I’ve been neglecting to write about it since it’s just been so damned annoying. But with the whole cloud computing movem... (more)

J2ME: Has Its Time Finally Arrived?

Having written about Java 2 Micro Edition (J2ME) programming for almost five years now, I've been frustrated by the slow adoption of the J2ME platform, as have many of the early devotees. Those of us who saw Sun demonstrate Java running on Palm OS back in 1999 were hoping that the wireless Java revolution was just around the corner. The introduction of J2ME generated a lot of hype and excitement (and confusion) in the Java development community. Publishers rushed books to market, virtual machines were announced, and device manufacturers started incorporating Java technology into ... (more)

Has the Technology Bounceback Begun?

2004 was the year that saw the iPod blaze its trail through the technology heaven, saw Google Inc. go public and double its share price from $100 to $200, and watched the fortune of RIM (of Blackberry fame) founder Mike Lazaridis's fortunes grow still further as wireless e-mail became more and more the rule and not the exception. But what of 2005? Has a wider technology bounceback begun? At the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2005 last week, the answer seemed to be a resounding: "Yes!" As everyone who has not been living in a cave for the past 29 years knows, Microsoft is 100% d... (more)