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Posts from Date:   2012-9

You Didn’t Build That Either: Information as Infrastructure

by Darin Stewart  |  September 26, 2012

A few weeks ago, Barack Obama delivered a campaign speech in Roanoke, Va. in which he handed his political opponents sound bite gold. “If you’ve got a business—you didn’t build that. Somebody else made that happen.”  Conservatives seized on this sentence as proof that the president doesn’t respect the efforts of entrepreneurs.  The “We Did […]

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The Innovation Lessons of Craft Beer

by Darin Stewart  |  September 21, 2012

I have a deep and abiding love of craft beer.  Fortunately, I live in Portland Oregon, epicenter of the craft brewing movement.  Our fair city boasts 55 craft breweries and counting.  Where other cities offer siteseeing tours, we have brewery tours.  These are not drunken pub crawls.  They are educational vehicles for the aspiring beer […]

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Your Content Is Already In The Cloud

by Darin Stewart  |  September 7, 2012

Content is moving into the cloud. This trend seems both undeniable and inevitable. As the amount of content we need to store and the length of time it must be retained both continue to grow, so do the options for managing and maintaining that content outside of the enterprise data center. Continually expanding the infrastructure […]

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