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Strategy articles coming up: Virtualization, Global Economy and Mashup- Sourcing

What I have to tell you in the coming articles?

Virtualization: Industry insiders are pushing me and telling me things such as the "The Big KVM surprise entry where VMware is soon to be relegated to being just one of the many virtualization vendors". Clearly the triangle is going to be KVM (vendors who will come up with a variety of offerings both on desktops and server families), Xen (which will have to find its way seriously into cloud computing to keep its differentiation alive) and find a sweeter embrace with the Microsoft in order to ride the Hyper-V wave and VMware, which will basically have to deal with the inevitable- that is decreasing market cap and market share".

Global Economy and Global Sourcing: Here I will talk about "The Great Unjaring"

Mashup Sourcing Framework: Here I will detail out, as I have done in the past, with several angles such as agile LOBs, Horizontal approach and Spreading the risks, but this one will focus and will go a step further with the in-, out-, multi-, blended- sourcing models and comprise of a typical, geographically spread out, risk-free "kiosks", where a more community driven, pragmatic approach will help firms reach newer heights. As consolidation intensifies in the industry, the siloed, legacy money-making approach will have to make way to a more nimble, innovation- ready, lite-LOBs that will surface and unsurface effectively.

Hold on to your horses...

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Whale Fall
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Dress me up in my new threads
clasp my greasy palms
grease my hair
I'm ready for the fall


Watch at all the decadence
watching the avalanche
I'm slipping down
losing my buoyancy


What's become of us
where have we come
this far, this close
close to the doors


I hear them, sublimal chants
I'm on the run
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I am the king!


I'm the slave
to my own undoings
I'm the jester in my courtyard
We jest as we run


We're strolling on that thin rope
we grope as we rope
we're true heros
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we're the scavengers
we're the friends
we're the lovers
we're the unbred


Soon awaiting the fall
we're lurking on us
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we're soon going to be done
we'll soon be arrested




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