Monthly Archives: November 2009

An Analogy to Genghis Khan: How to avoid becoming a Vassal (pipe provider) of the Mongolian State (Cloud-based Service Providers)

Last year I was reading Jack Weatherford’s book “Genghis Khan and the Making of the Modern World.”  One of Genghis Khan’s early critical achievements was stopping the inter-clan wars, so the Mongols focused outside Mongolia, and went on to conquer most of the known world.  Taking each city-state in turn through a simple 3 step […]

Vote for Home Camera at the Crunchies

The Crunchies are to technology what the Oscars are to Hollywood.  The awards celebrate the best tech accomplishments of 2009. Voting is now on for the third Crunchies award ceremony on Friday January 8, 2010 at 7:30 pm the Herbst Theater in San Francisco. I’ve reviewed HomeCamera before in this article.  The HomeCamera webcam security […]

SDP Asia 2009 27-28 October 2009: Moving to Operational and Commercial Performance Improvement

The 4th annual SDP Asia Conference took place in Singapore from 27-28 October 2009.  It was as well attended as ever, with over 70 attendees from around the region.  Some of the operators presenting at the conference included: Krishna N Basudevan, GM, Information Technology, Aircel Ltd, India; Clark Lam, Director of Service Platforms in Consumer […]