Profile of Charles BabcockEditor at Large, Cloud
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Charles Babcock is an editor-at-large for InformationWeek and author of Management Strategies for the Cloud Revolution, a McGraw-Hill book. He is the former editor-in-chief of Digital News, former software editor of Computerworld and former technology editor of Interactive Week. He is a graduate of Syracuse University where he obtained a bachelor's degree in journalism. He joined the publication in 2003.
Articles by Charles Babcock
posted in April 2007
BearingPoint says these services costly, less reliable, hard to maintain
IBM also pledges support for open source database on its System i.
It costs more to build a reusable service -- up to 35% more -- than it costs to build one for single use.
CollabNet will continue to offer centralized, project development software and has hired the developers, support staff, sales force, and field service team of SourceForge Enterprise Edition.
New Application Integration Architecture makes it easier to connect acquired product lines.
Participating commercial companies will pay the Collaborative Software Initiative to hire developers and produce applications that can be used across an industry.
Sure, enthusiasm runs high now, but what happens to projects when reality hits? Only the strong survive.
Iona Technologies, a supplier of software to build services-oriented architectures, has purchased an open-source company specializing in an SOA stack, LogicBlaze.
In an industry that has consistently exploited its research for rapid financial gains, Jim Gray stood out as caring more about the research than the gains. "Jim used to say, 'I love astronomy data 'cause it's worthless. It's got no commercial value'," recalls Alex Szalay, professor of astronomy at Johns Hopkins.