Gianpaolo's blog

thoughts of a dotcom refugee happily expatriated at Microsoft

June, 2007

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    Am I the only one preferring to go after the causes rather than the symptoms?

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    Fixing the cause and not the symptom seems a no-brainer to me but when I read this Pill to make dieters 'feel full' I sometime wonder. This reminded me of the commercials that I found very surprising the first few months I moved to the USA about heartburns...
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    Either I don't get it or I'm calling (at least partial) BS on SaS 70

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    Please educate me on SaS 70 as either I don't get it or its importance is in my opinion overly inflated. I keep hearing from various analysts the importance of SaS 70 (preferably type 2) certification for SaaS vendors; and I of course hear a lot of SaaS...
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    One for all, and all for one

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    From the left: eugenio , fred , me. Not sure why I am the fat one and by the way, Fred is way too tall :) Thanks Wu Hao for the picture. [update: I was just made aware that the motto used for the title of this post is often used by the Hell's Angels....
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    Phil on SaaS Appliance

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    I read with interest Phil's post on SaaS appliance and how a few companies are using this model for " putting SaaS on-premise " as Phil says. Phil's commentary is very similar to what we had published in the past in our enterprise perspective white paper...
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    Guess What? Fred's back!

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    After spending almost 2 months in China with our valiant Chinese colleagues, Fred is back to headquarters. Life in Redmond being much quieter than the "real life in the field", he has now time to blog again :) Here he shares his thoughts on Implications...
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    Hosting LitwareHR

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    Eugenio spent the last couple of weeks exploring the implications of hosting LitwareHR on a hypothetical hosting platform. Very interesting findings: Part I - The Scenario Part II - On-Boarding Part III - Billing, Metering Enjoy.
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