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By Robert Duffner on January 22, 2015
We’ve been involved with thousands of enterprises that have moved to mobile, and we’ve learned quite a bit along the way about those enterprises that are likely to fail at mobile, and those that help enterprises shift from mobile laggard to mobile leader. I hope to share some of those insights we’ve learned with you […]
By Mark Suster on January 20, 2015
Any reader of this blog for a period of time will know that I’ve been long YouTube for years. Along with Greycroft, I was the first institutional investor in Maker Studios (sold to Disney for nearly $1 billion) and am still the largest investor in Mitu Network, the largest online video producer of Latino content. […]
By Randy Bias on January 13, 2015
This year will be a crucial year in OpenStack history. This is the year we fix much of how OpenStack is structured or die trying. By structure, I mean the vision, the project structure, the integrated release cycle, and the board and TC’s role in driving direction. First, stop and read this blog posting by […]
By Randy Bias on January 13, 2015
If you are voting this year in the individual director elections, and I sincerely hope you are, I would appreciate it if you would give special consideration to the following candidates and a super brief “why” Kavit Munshi – international … Continue reading →
By Randy Bias on December 15, 2014
Recently a major set of milestones was reached for the EMC Federation’s involvement with OpenStack. First, EMC and it’s affiliated companies and brands (VMware, VCE, Pivotal, RSA, Cloudscaling) determined a cohesive strategy for engagement with the OpenStack Foundation Board. Second, EMC appointed a VMware employee, Sean Roberts (@sarob), as the official representative of EMC and […]
By David Meyer on November 10, 2014
The 1200 baud modem was sweet in its day, but now we have broadband. The fax machine and beeper transformed businesses, but now we have smart phones, messaging apps, and near field technology. And while Active Directory is still used by 95 percent of the Fortune 500 today, with the rise of the cloud, it […]
By Adron Hall on November 9, 2014
I know I know, the marketers say it’s all about the single articles now. Nobody reads blogs. Nobody subscribes to blogs. Ya know, except of course for that small percentage of people that do. …marketing, it’ll make you insane if you’re not careful. But seriously, here’s a few blogs that are actually worth reading. They’re […]
By Mårten Mickos on October 16, 2014
What does community mean to you?
Community is an overloaded word, it can mean anything. Community can mean just people who use your product. Or maybe it’s those who build your product, or maybe it’s the business partners who are using it. Or maybe it’s…
By Mårten Mickos on October 14, 2014
Broadly speaking, there are two types of open source software. The free software, which has a reciprocity requirement in it. Open source software which doesn’t.
By Jacob Morgan on October 2, 2014
In 2011 the Chairman and CEO of Atos, Thierry Breton, publicly announced that he was on a mission to become a zero email company by 2013 (at least as far as employee communication and collaboration was concerned). When he announced this a few years ago it’s safe to say that their were plenty of cynics […]
By Mårten Mickos on October 1, 2014
This article is part of my talk, Open-Source Business Models. You can see the full transcript and the video of my talk on Heavybit.com. My name is Marten Mickos and I’m the CEO of Eucalyptus Systems. As Tom mentioned, I was the CEO of MySQL for eight years. I was de facto the only CEO […]
By Michael Krigsman on September 30, 2014
Lisa Davis, CIO at Georgetown University, explains how colleges and universities must adapt to the changing landscape of technology in education.
By Quinton Wall on September 24, 2014
On the fence about whether the DF ’14 developer keynote is for you? The developer keynote is for anyone who wants to create new apps, or extend and customize their existing salesforce implementation. Reserve your seat now before they sell out!
By Adron Hall on September 23, 2014
Recently I sat down to work up a solution around a rules engine. There were a few things I noticed right off. When there is a request to implement or build a rules engine it is very often (I’m guessing a solid 40-60% of the time) reasoned that there is a need solely based on […]