What You Should Know About Big Data

The visual below highlights use cases of Big Data and how industries can benefit from incorporating Big Data into their operations. Find more information on Datameer. Related articles The rising importance of big data to big business (betanews.com) Big data could be the key to gaining a competitive edge (itproportal.com) Test your big data in […]

Marc Andreessen on the future of technology and the nature of government services

This is the second installment in our series flowing from recent dialog with Marc Andreessen. The first post reviewed some likely scenarios of the tech enabled environment of 2030 and some foundational considerations regarding converged cyber-physical systems all citizens will have access to (see the first post here). In this post we provide some of Marc’s […]

Catelas: Next-Generation ‘Relationship Forensics’ Software

Catelas is a solution on the market today that maps out large communications networks. The software’s unique value is its ability to automatically identify the people that matter in any dataset – a specific case (collected data) or across the entire company (log files or email meta-data). Catelas is used for Legal (Early Case Intelligence & […]

Attend This Cyber Security/Risk Discussion: I Guarantee You Will Be Smarter For it

One of my personal and professional IT heroes is Bob Bigman. He rose to senior leadership ranks in the IC by an ability to continuously learn and think and act and execute on hard tasks very well. He served as the CSO for CIA and since retiring from there has continued to help a broader […]

State of the Payments Industry: With Implications for Enterprise Technologists

Below is an infographic on the state of the payments industry, provided by Merchant Warehouse. We wanted to share this since it provides insights we believe enterprise technologists should be tracking and it does so in a very easy to grasp way. One of the most important trends is the dramatic up tick in mobile payments. […]

Andreessen Horowitz and COMMIT Teaming Up for Veterans in the Valley, October 25-26, Menlo Park, CA

Andreessen Horowitz (a16z) and The COMMIT Foundation are teaming up to provide 12 high-potential transitioning military veterans exclusive access to a16z’s extensive network of technology leaders.  During a two-day workshop, participating veterans with a demonstrated interest in the software and Internet technology sector will work with industry mentors to establish clear career goals and strategies […]