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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Update of the Tech Titans List

The Tech Titans list has just been updated with a new snapshot of the globe’s top Information Technology (IT) firms by market cap. The firms on the list are all important for enterprise chief technology officers (CTO) and chief information officers (CIO) to track. Links to financial information and news sources are provided with […]

The Future of Cyberspace Security: The Law of The Rodeo

This is an update of my now annual assessment of the future of technology associated with good and evil in cyberspace which was first posted here. Predictions of the future of technology are increasingly starting to sound like science fiction, with powerful computing grids giving incredible computational power to users and with autonomous robots becoming […]

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 […]