|FROM ||Kevin Milani
|SUBJECT ||Re: [hangout] Consulting Business Initiative
|From owner-hangout-desteny-at-mrbrklyn.com Wed Sep 25 11:49:43 2002
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Date: Wed, 25 Sep 2002 11:49:57 -0400
From: Kevin Milani
Organization: Impact Information Technologies
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To: Phil Glaser
Subject: Re: [hangout] Consulting Business Initiative
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Fortunately, none of the information is proprietary. It is all
information that would be available in the public domain and the company
I work for pays has an unlimited use contract with the list provider.
If a person wanted, they could look through public records to get 95%
of the same information (only it would take a very long time to
accumulate a fraction of what I can get in a quick query to a database).
Phil Glaser wrote:
>This is a wonderful resource, but are you allowed to use it without paying
>for it? For you own protection, if you use the data, make sure you are not
>breaking any rules.
>>From: owner-hangout-at-mrbrklyn.com [mailto:owner-hangout-at-mrbrklyn.com]On
>>Behalf Of Kevin Milani
>>Sent: Tuesday, September 24, 2002 9:29 AM
>>Subject: [hangout] Consulting Business Initiative
>>I just realized today that I have access to a valuable asset that
>>us out on the marketing side. I work on the direct mail database for a
>>large professional services organization and thus have access to addresses,
>>telephone number and e-mail addresses of several hundred thousand
>>around the world.
>>I can pull together lists by industry, location, company size and
>>parameters. It is also possible to retrieve Executive information by job
>>function, such as only searching for CTOs and CEOs.
>>A query we might be interested in is:
>>All companies with revenue between $100 million and $500 million in NY, NJ,
>>and CT. Job functions include: CIO, CTO, COO, CAO, CFO, CEO, Chairman,
>>We could then create high quality brochures and marketing material and mail
>>to these addressses. It would be great if we could target
>>or industries. Because we could find industries which have a higher
>>proclivity for Open Source solutions and package a solution for
>>that industry. I can send out a list of industries for us to think about.
>>It is best if we find an industry that can switch completely over
>>to an Open
>>Source solution. Rather than an industry that has one or more critical
>>software applications that only run on Windows.
>>For those industries which have trouble converting due to the lack
>>of one or
>>two key applications, I would like to see the companies in that industry
>>come together and start their own open source development to fill their own
>>need. It would be interesting to act as catalysts to help such
>>started. I believe the companies within the industry could both provide
>>some capital as well as some in-house programmers to the project. Just the
>>threat of this happening may be enough for the software providers in the
>>industry to open source their own projects and thus eliminate the
>>need for a
>>new development effort.
>>On another note, I hope everyone is enjoying the nice weather today.
>>New Yorker Free Software Users Scene
>>Fair Use -
>>because it's either fair use or useless....
>New Yorker Free Software Users Scene
>Fair Use -
>because it's either fair use or useless....
New Yorker Free Software Users Scene
Fair Use -
because it's either fair use or useless....