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The launch of alphaWorks Services has drawn quite a bit of attention, as evidenced by this sample of news and blog coverage:
The alphaWorks Services launch event this week drew a diverse group of attendees including ISVs, professors, developers, press and analysts. The participants also represented a wide range of disciplines and experience, and included John Patrick, industry luminary and founding father of alphaWorks; David Temkin, co-founder and CTO of Laszlo Systems; Tony Wasserman, professor of software engineering at Carnegie Mellon University; Christopher Balz, independent software developer; Marc Goubert, manager of alphaWorks; Buell Duncan, general manager, ISV & Developer Relations (IBM); and Rod Smith, vice president, Emerging Internet Technology and IBM Fellow.
The event featured a retrospective video and podcast, showcasing Irving Wladawsky-Berger, Rod Smith, and Gina Poole, all key players in the history of alphaWorks, sharing their thoughts on the impetus for the program, as well as successes and lessons along the way.