Brian Sommer

Brian Sommer

Brian Sommer is one of the titans of the technology services arena with more than 25 years experience in the field, 10 of which were served as the most senior director of Andersen Consulting's (now Accenture's) global Software Intelligence unit.
Brian Sommer

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Oracle’s PaaS/IaaS progress - becoming real

Are Oracle's IaaS and PaaS solutions real? Here’s what Brian Sommer learned at a recent analyst event centered on just such a question. The reality seems to be a lot of progress, but with some lingering concerns.

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Oracle and Accenture - the consultant's view

Acquiring a services firm presents significant hurdles for a software business. Here is my assessment as someone who spent many years at Accenture or, as it was in my day, Andersen Consulting.

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MOVE Guides - solving for the relocation and ex-pat space

In an era of increased globalization, relocation of key personnel is an important topic that has not received the attention it deserves from technology vendors. MOVE Guides and Papaya Global provide hints for how this often expensive and difficult process can be improved.