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February 09, 2012


Doug Bell

The business model the publishing industry (et. al.) have followed is pretty much along the line of "The Cabots speak only to the Lowells, and the Lowells speak only to God." The customer's main function is to STFU and take what's shoveled out. Feedback is neither desirable nor encouraged. And actually ASKING the customer what he/she wants? Actually TELLING them directly what's coming out by asking them

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Chuck Hollis

  • Chuck Hollis
    Chief Strategist, VMware Storage and Availability Business Unit

    Chuck works for VMware, and is deeply embroiled in all things software-defined storage these days.

    Previously, he was with EMC for 18 years, 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 Holliston, MA with his wife, three kids 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 buy him a drink when there is a piano nearby.
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