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Which Database are You Taking to Prom?

by Nick Heudecker  |  January 22, 2014

Project downloads, job postings, Github commits and mailing list activity are common methods to gauge traction for commercial and open source software projects. I frequently use those same metrics as...

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Everything is better with cyber on it

by Jay Heiser  |  June 14, 2013

Gartner security analysts are being bombarded with questions about CYBER security. Is this cyber reality, or cyber hype? A few years ago, we had seriously entertained the idea of creating...

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Guest Post: Big Data is Falling into the Trough of Disillusionment

by Svetlana Sicular  |  March 11, 2013

From my esteemed colleague Mark Beyer, the co-lead for Gartner big data research. The intent of Gartner's advice is to restore order while we provide guidance to a panicking throng...

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Cloudstreams: The Next Cloud Integration Challenge

by Daryl Plummer  |  November 8, 2010

I’m about to introduce a term to describe a solid trend in cloud computing integration – Cloudstreams. It will come as no surprise to those of you who have spoken...

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Google Releases new Initiative called “Google Stop”

by Daryl Plummer  |  November 13, 2009

On the heels of its recent release of the new programming language “Google Go” (See Gartner Analyst Ray Valdes’ take), the Mountainview behemoth has trumped itself with today’s release of...

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An Endless Stream of Government Data Contests

by Andrea Dimaio  |  October 14, 2009

Reading a blog post on Programmableweb I’ve been reminded (as if there was a need) that there are six different mashup contests currently going on, including two in Australia, one...

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When Everything Becomes Social Software

by Andrea Dimaio  |  April 25, 2009

On April 23rd, the UK citizen portal Directgov launched moneyspeak, a simple interactive tool that allows people to search for several economic terms related to the current crisis and to...

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On Death and Dying in the Cloud

by Daryl Plummer  |  February 22, 2009

Elizabeth Kubler-Ross did a treatment about the stages of grief a person goes through on being told that their life would soon end. I would like to take liberties with that...

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