Robert James Beckett: IBM’s OpenPower — Wrong Thing Righter?

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Competing Billion-Dollar Tech Companies Are Joining Forces. Here’s Why.

The combination of open innovation and accelerated computing represents one of this decade’s most important technology trends. It’s transforming the concept of the closed-off supercomputer to a more diverse open architecture. As a result, companies that haven’t worked together before—and that may, in fact, be competitors—are collaborating together on groundbreaking projects.

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Phi Beta Iota: This is a truly interesting article. It is also a marvelous example of what Russell Ackoff would call doing the wrong things righter instead of the right thing. The right thing is the mix of holistic analytics, true cost economics, and open source everything engineeering.  In any event, IBM is flirting with collapse.

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Reference: Russell Ackoff on Doing Right Things Righter

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