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What's So Cool About Risk Management?

by John Wheeler  |  May 1, 2016

What's so cool about risk management? Well, this past week Gartner honored three solution providers as "Cool Vendors in Risk Management." The dawn of a new era in risk management...

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R&D Cool Vendor Landscaping

by Michael Shanler  |  May 1, 2016

A few days ago, we released the R&D Cool Vendors list.   Similar to selecting the right plants for our yard, filtering the right technology-based vendors for this report required a...

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Hadoop Apache Project Commercial Support Tracker April 2016

by Merv Adrian  |  April 27, 2016

There are now 19 commonly supported projects: Avro, Flume and Solr join the group supported by all 5 distributors and other changes appear as well. For this version of the...

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The Intersection of "Tics" - Politics and Analytics

by Jack Santos  |  April 27, 2016

Interesting comments by former Senate Majority leader George Mitchell (who I will be at a dinner event with Friday night). Towards the end he states that the current U.S. political polarization is due...

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Balancing Data and Analytics Governance

by Svetlana Sicular  |  April 26, 2016

If you hear someone saying “D&A” it is not “DNA.” D&A stands for “Data and Analytics.” (Not “Depreciation and Amortization” or “Drug and Alcohol.”) The term “Information” has been confusing for...

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China Trip Report

by Nick Heudecker  |  April 23, 2016

Scaling technology offerings in China is staggering. Even the most mundane product or service can have a couple hundred million monthly users. Massive amounts of data are generated, creating a...

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Cool Vendors in Life Science

by Michael Shanler  |  April 18, 2016

Allegra, Benadryl, Sudafed, Flonase, Claritin, Zyrtec, Tavist…. Why mention these drugs at this point in time?   Well…Spring is finally here.    Each season many of us spend some quality time with...

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Meet a CIO with fabulous talent management skills and you'll met a successful business.

by Michael Maoz  |  April 14, 2016

A friend of mine is in the process of returning a Nok terracotta sculpture that he'd bought at the dawn of time from a dealer who might not have had...

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Big Data Short

by Jennifer Polk  |  April 13, 2016

Consider the possibility of a big data bubble.  "The Big Short", a film based on a book by Michael Lewis, shows how the housing  bubble formed and how a handful...

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Hey Pharma, Did you listen to Elon?

by Michael Shanler  |  April 3, 2016

The Tesla Model 3 was unveiled a few days ago.  There are already over 250,000 people plopping down $1,000 deposits to reserve a product they haven’t physically seen or touched...

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