Mike has spent 30 years at HP in development, product management and latterly, product marketing.
Mike's team is responsible for marketing cross-IT solutions for HP Software including cloud, application transformation, and converged infrastructure.
Ready to put those antiquated mainframes apps into the cloud or on smart phones? Not so fast. It just got a whole lot more expensive.
According to a survey of 590 CIOs in nine countries, an average of $11 million is needed to modernize core mainframe applications. More significantly, that represents a 29% rise in the past 18 months. In May, 2012, the average moderization figure cost was $8.5 million.
Some my marketing collagues are saying I am being to hard data brokers...that there are plenty of honest ones. So transparency would not a bad thing, right? Tha means giving me realtime online access to what these data brokers have on me...and that I can legally entitled to correct any mistakes as with credit reports.
The number of small/medium businesses in the world is growing. This is, of course, recognized by governments – many Prime Ministers and Presidents are looking to SMB’s to lead their countries out of recession.
I see this trend inside HP marketing. We are increasingly using SMB’s for campaign material generation, newsletter generation, and so on.