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Cognitio’s Bob Gourley on picking from the ‘thousands’ of vendor solutions

Our editor Bob Gourley was featured on FedScoop TV discussing the twin challenge of a Cambrian Explosion of new technologies and a Malthusian Problem that will cause many to die off. The full video is at this link and embedded below:  

How Much “Data Science” Do You Really Need?

Is it really true that “Nearly two-thirds of big data projects will fail to get beyond the pilot and experimentation phase in the next two years, and will end up being abandoned,” as suggested by Steve Ranger last year in Your big data projects will probably fail, and here’s why?  My take: to be successful […]

A Flicker Of Light: A new security stack points the path to safety

The last few years have been a difficult time for those who protect data. Defense-in-depth, the gold standard in cyber security, has failed. The basis behind defense-in-depth is to deploy redundant layers of security products to defeat every part the cyber kill chain. Unfortunately inside attacks and compromised devices belonging to authorized users operate within […]

Don’t fall behind when it comes to migrating to the cloud

Cloud computing and cloud storage at one time was once viewed as a risky proposition for businesses; why trust an unknown virtual platform to handle business needs when everything could be safely handled onsite? That viewpoint has changed quicker than many industry watchers and businesses could anticipate, and those organizations that have made the switch […]

The New York CTO Connection/Nasdaq Startup CTO Summit is back! Use CTOvision discount code

On Tuesday November 1st at Nasdaq Marketsite in Times Square CTO Connection is hosting the New York Startup CTO Summit (15th event globally in the last 2 years). If you’re technical and manage developers, this exclusive, intimate (<200 attendees) event is the perfect chance to connect with and learn from your peers. Thoughtful presentations on […]

Curating a Digital Life

Many times when I speak at conferences I talk about how each of us is now two people. There is first, the analog version of our self and now, with increasing emphasis and importance, our digital self that is leading more and more of an independent life without us. The Analog Self Every one of […]