Simplicity and the Corporate Development Firewall

Good post from Pete Lacey about how much of the IT industry can't hear the victory cheers. Thanks largely to Google, the situation is better in the geospatial business. Google Maps and Earth have utterly breached the firewall in our industry. Only the deepest of the deep corporate spider-holes could hide a geospatial developer from un-enterprisey ideas like the GMaps API, KML, GeoRSS, and REST.