cyberSaps business: blogging news, internet biz, communities, UK angle
"Tired of WarBlogs? Most blogs are people whining about their life, computers or the war. Not sexblogs. " [MetaFilter]
Well, it had to happen. I was the one who started the original sexBlogs.com nearly 2 years ago. I ditched it because too many were taking out blogs and not paying, traffic was immense and not the right sort, and, well, I got bored of sex, I mean porn. I think there's a burn out period of about 3 months. After that it all starts looking the same, 'seen one lesbo couple, you've seen 'em all.'
"Most importantly, at all the companies we studied, the key issues in building a good intranet portal were political and organizational -- not technical. Basically, buying software won't get you a good portal unless you also manage internal company politics."
May as well get somthing very cheap then? Nope, companies feel comforted by spending millions on software.
"The average cost for a three-year SAP deployment is $10m, with consulting accounting for $3.6m, personnel soaking up $2.5m, software licenses another $2m, and related hardware and training costs picking up the rest of the tab."