The greatest new technologies (and great drama too!)

I like technology and I like drama.   These are two of the greatest of human creations.  And they can be even more interesting when combined. There has been some real drama in the West Coast tech scene the past few weeks, heating up to a boil in the last few days, and about to come […]

Is Your CTO Making You Stupid?

Nicholas Carr writes in ways that makes people think.  I really enjoyed reading his latest in the Atlantic titled “Is Google Making Us Stupid?” This article covers some rather significant trends that IT is pushing into the global social fabric.  The changes he talks about are disturbing.  They are infecting people like a fast spreading disease. There […]

Disruptive Technologies List Updated

The list of the positive technologies I believe all enterprise Chief Technology Officer s should be tracking has now been updated.  Please check it out at: I try to keep this list up by remaining in dialog with enterprise CTO s and soliciting their feedback on the list.  I also keep watching what the […]

Want To Know The Future Of Enterprise IT? Track Venture Capital

I know of only three models that enterprise technologists can use to make accurate predictions of future technology, and all three models have failings. The first model is to track mega trends in the IT industry. This provides broad insights on topics like Big Data, Cloud Computing, Cybersecurity, Commoditization of IT, Social Media and Open […]

Reduce Risk, Cost, and Delay with Real-time Response

Some topics we are tracking: Guidance Software offers a service called EnCase Cybersecurity. Maximizing Network and Mobile User Performance.  Discussions On Revising the Current Cybersecurity Bill. and more Reduce Risk, Cost, and Delay with Real-time Response and Security Event Validation Guidance Software offers a service called EnCase Cybersecurity.  “EnCase Cybersecurity is the endpoint incident response […]

Seven Thoughts on Hadoop’s Seventh Birthday

Editor’s note: It has only been seven years since Hadoop’s first release, and think of the amazing things it has already empowered us to accomplish. Doug Cutting (Hadoop’s founder, Apache Software Foundation chair and Cloudera’s chief architect) published seven thoughts on Hadoop’s seventh birthday at the Cloudera blog, and we sought his permission to repost […]