October 9, 2003
Why it is time for organic computing
Kleiner Perkins partner Ray Lane writes: It seems every department in the '90s and late '80s went on an IT buying spree. At the end of all that buying, all the department heads got what they wanted at the time they wanted it. This means that if you have an enterprise job like a CEO or CIO, you now have a mess on your hands ... and for many business leaders, the real problem is open source: How do you compete with free?