George Paolini

George Paolini is a technology consultant focused on partner ecosystems, cloud services and data integration. Prior to consulting, George was a journalist and then executive at various companies in Silicon Valley, including Sun Microsystems, SAP and Informatica. He has also consulted at a number of others, including Cisco and HP and has advised a number of start-ups. He blogs about the unintended consequences of technology at gpaolini.com.

The opinions expressed in this blog are those of George Paolini and do not necessarily represent those of IDG Communications, Inc., its parent, subsidiary or affiliated companies.

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It’s time for Silicon Valley to grow up

It’s time for Silicon Valley to grow up

For all too long, Silicon Valley has operated under the laissez-faire notion that the world is just one big beta-test and that conventional rules don’t apply. Finally, a prominent member of the community is calling for change.

Why Bezos is right and Buffett is wrong about business disruption

Why Bezos is right and Buffett is wrong about business disruption

Recent statements by two industry titans, Warren Buffet and Jeff Bezos, offer opposing viewpoints on one of the most important topics in business today: how companies and industries get disrupted. Only one of them can be right. I’m...

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