I wish I saw Billy Marshall, CEO of rPath, more often. His post today on new technology pervading an enterprise long before the CIO knows about it is spot on. It's how we get goofy survey data that suggest that open source is far away on the distant horizon...despite it being widespread and heavily adopted already.
It just doesn't show up on the CIO's multi-million dollar check stub. Not yet.The CIO is always the last to know about new technology. The head of engineering brought UNIX into the enterprise for CAD/CAM and analysis applications, … Read more