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Andre Jung


by chance I had today the very first opportunity to read through your (various) blogs while I was doing some research on 'communication enabled business process'.
I stumbled upon your 2.0 blog and then followed the track until I read this post taking about the "Flexible 4 Business" approach, that we've kicked off a few months ago.
I am very suprised to read your evaluation, your perspective on what Orange is doing and your reflection on how our customers do see us.
For us - the people working for Orange it is quite difficult, to capture these external surveys. Not so unusual I think - if you sit inside a box it's hard to see the outer faces of the box.
It is refreshing, motivating and - again - surprising to read your evaluation.
I think we are kind of paranoid - we always tend to believe we could do things better, we always tend to believe that the other big guys do better than we do... and I wholeheartedly believe this is not a bad alignment - but: from time to time it is good to hear from a profound source that it is not all too bad what we are doing.
Thank you!

Andre Jung, Orange Business Services Germany

Chuck Hollis

Andre --

I agree, getting an outside perspective is difficult. At EMC, I'm continually talking to not only a wide array of enterprise IT organizations, but a correspondingly broad mix of IT service providers.

And, yes, I think what OBS is doing is fundamentally right -- and very differentiated in the market.

I'm a big fan indeed ...

-- Chuck

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Chuck Hollis

  • Chuck Hollis
    SVP, Oracle Converged Infrastructure Systems

    Chuck now works for Oracle, and is now deeply embroiled in IT infrastructure.

    Previously, he was with VMware for 2 years, and EMC for 18 years before that, most of them great.

    He enjoys speaking to customer and industry audiences about a variety of technology topics, and -- of course -- enjoys blogging.

    Chuck lives in Vero Beach, FL with his wife and four dogs when he's not traveling. In his spare time, Chuck is working on his second career as an aging rock musician.

    Warning: do not ever buy him a drink when there is a piano nearby.

    Note: these are my personal views, and aren't reviewed or approved by my employer.

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