By Naomi Bloom on June 10, 2015
(Given the current noise in the tech press about poor little startup Zenefits’ suffering at the hands of big kahuna ADP I thought this repost might be timely.) December 8th, 2014 Background This post was inspired by a recent discussion among the Enterprise Irregulars. It began when one of our members called our attention […]
By Jason Busch on July 21, 2011
Earlier this week, the signature — digital signature, to be more specific — world saw the greatest excitement seen since John Hancock put his infamous pen and ink to the Declaration of Independence. In a matter of days, Adobe an…
By Josh Greenbaum on June 16, 2011
Hewlett-Packard followed up its “demand letter” of last week with a lawsuit seeking a halt to Oracle’s de-support of HP’s Itanium-based servers, injunctive relief against more mudslinging, and unspecified damages. The suit, filed in Superior Court in Santa Clara, California, is the latest in a nine-month battle that has transformed the two former partners into bitter […]
By Michael Krigsman on April 5, 2011
This post is part two of a series examining implications of Marin Countyâs lawsuit, against Deloitte Consulting and SAP.
By Michael Krigsman on March 31, 2011
Marin County’s ongoing lawsuit against Deloitte Consulting and SAP represents a milestone in the analysis and history of IT project failures.
By Denis Pombriant on March 31, 2011
What a difference a decade makes. The New York Times reported on Wednesday that Microsoft will file antitrust charges against Google in Brussels today. Just about a decade ago circumstances were reversed as Microsoft was the 800-pound gorilla in the operating system world. Today Google is the monster of search and all things related to […]
By R "Ray" Wang on November 23, 2010
The recently announced jury award of $1.3B to Oracle marks the end of a tumultuous public trial on intellectual property (IP) theft. Fellow Constellation Research Board of Adviser, Dennis Howlett provided commentary on the award stating, “The jury were given the choice of making an award based upon a fair market value license or lost […]
By Josh Greenbaum on October 9, 2010
I like Joe Nocera, and usually think he hits the nail on the head. But his Saturday column about HP’s new CEO, Léo Apotheker, and his role in the lawsuit between Oracle and Léo’s former company, SAP, over SAP’s TomorrowNow acquisition, swings and misses by a country mile. The problems in Joe’s main thesis, that […]
By Zoli Erdos on July 9, 2010
NTP, the shell company whose only business is to extract ransom from real businesses does not sit on the $600 they extorted from RIM. They are now suing just about all the smartphone industry: Apple, Google, HTC, Microsoft, LG and Motorola. Is NTP the new SCO? Related posts: NTP Sues Apple, Google, Microsoft And Others […]
By Michael Krigsman on June 30, 2010
According to a recently unsealed lawsuit, Dell shipped approximately 12 million computers containing faulty components and then tried to hide the problems from buyers.