This blog offers an informed and informative perspective on next-generation integration and the ongoing explosion of technologies, data and applications. The ultimate goal: turning the problems caused by this explosion into assets and competitive advantages.
One of the most widely read author/experts on the Internet on technology and strategy for Integration, Data Management, SaaS, Cloud, Legacy Modernization and Social Media – with 50,000 article reads monthly.
A major proponent of leveraging good common sense in an industry that often seems to have overlooked common sense. He enjoys writing and discussing the impact that Technology (such as Legacy Modernization or Integration) have on the “business”.
Hollis is currently a director for software strategy in Dell Inc.’s Global Mergers & Acquisitions organization.
Hollis has developed substantial expertise in middleware, SaaS, Cloud, data management and distributed application technologies, with over 20 years experience in marketing, technical, product management, product marketing and business development roles at leading companies in such as Sybase (now SAP), webMethods (now Software AG), M7 Corporation (acquired by BEA/Oracle), Aruna (acquired by Progress Software), Cognos, SPSS, Pervasive, OnDisplay (acquired by Vignette) and KIVA Software (acquired by Netscape).
He has established himself as an industry expert, having authored a large number of technology white papers, as well as published media articles and book contributions.
Writing on Integration, Legacy Modernization, Marketing and other Tech/Strategy Topics
Hollis is a regularly featured blogger at ebizQ, a venue focused on enterprise technologies, with over 100,000 subscribers, on Cloud Computing Journal and on SOA World. He is also a featured author on Social Media Today “The World’s Best Thinkers on Social Media”, and maintains a blog focused on creating great software:Software Marketing 2012. His new site dedicated to Legacy Modernization issues is http://www.LegacyApplicationModernization.com
He tweets actively as @SoftwareHollis
Additional information is available at HollisTibbetts.com