Ghost 3.0, An Interview with Ghost CEO John O’Nolan

There is a new offering in the subscription space: Ghost. John O’Nolan, the founder and CEO of the Ghost Foundation, explains what makes Ghost unique.

Cloudera and Pivotal, Box and Zuora

Four companies that are getting hammered in the stock market after releasing growth projections that missed expectations; it’s not clear that all of them will come back.

Google Cloud Next, Anthos, Google Cloud and Open Source

The Google Cloud Next keynote was a big improvement: Google Cloud is focusing on its go-to-market strategy, and building products that make tactical sense relative to AWS.

IBM’s Old Playbook

IBM has bought Red Hat in an attempt to recreate its success in the 90s; it’s not clear, though, that the company or the market is the same.

The Cost of Developers

Microsoft paid a lot for GitHub, because it had to pay directly for access to developers. It doesn’t have the leverage of users the way that Apple does on the App Store.

A Brief History of Build, The Linux Command Line, Open Source Xamarin

I know I’ve heaped a lot of praise on Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella over the last few years, but I can’t help but go at it again today. I hope, though, the subtle point I hope to make is clear: being an effective leader is about more than strategy.