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Data science: Feeding the all-seeing beast

Data science: Feeding the all-seeing beast

Pervasive data science is becoming a core enabler of business innovation and competition. Given this importance, it’s worth examining the context of data science to consider its trajectory and future value. In my view, primary challenges around data science for business leaders comes from three sources: Business people do not always understand the power and […]

Time to Drop LastPass? The Most Irresponsible, Idiotic Post Ever!

Time to Drop LastPass? The Most Irresponsible, Idiotic Post Ever!

<rant> I have not blogged for a while, but I feel my blood is boiling at such an irresponsible call by MakeUseOf, a site I used to respect: It’s Time to Drop LastPass: How to Migrate to a Better Password Manager As a long-time LastPass user, my first reaction was panic: yet another breach?  But […]

Oracle in the cloud: The analyst conversation

Oracle in the cloud: The analyst conversation

Wavebreak Media LTD Last month, Oracle presented OpenWorld, its annual confab of enterprise software, in San Francisco. OpenWorld gives Oracle the opportunity to showcase the latest technology, products, and future directions of this huge company. It also creates a nexus of customers, prospects, press, and analysts who converge to study the company and its plans. […]

#CXOTALK: Design for innovation, digital transformation, and organizational change

#CXOTALK: Design for innovation, digital transformation, and organizational change

Design plays a crucial role in modern technology companies. From creating user experience to helping organizations become customer-centric, design is fundamental to digital transformation. Design in Tech 2016 This broad concept of design, going far beyond attractive screens and pretty colors, is connected closely to innovation and evolving business models. For this reason, both startups […]

Half Lives. Social Media. And Snapchat Stories.

Half Lives. Social Media. And Snapchat Stories.

I’ve been online for nearly 30 years (yes, there was CompuServe and Prodigy before the www), blogging for 10 and using social media tools since the earliest days. I love to watch networks evolve, see how crowds gather and communicate and curate and share. Twitter was the most unique social sharing platform that had emerged […]

Why on Earth Would Anybody Post Business Videos on Snapchat?

Why on Earth Would Anybody Post Business Videos on Snapchat?

Why on Earth Would Anybody Post Business Videos on Snapchat? By now if you follow me on Twitter you probably know that I do near daily “Snapstorms” or a collection of short videos (usually < 5 mins in total) with entrepreneur advice on Snapchat. Here’s a recent one I did on Fund Raising in tough […]