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30
May
2012

Considering the Human Element in Online Trading

Earlier this year I participated in the Computational Science Ventures lecture series hosted by Harvard’s Institute for Applied Computational Science. It was an opportunity to engage with students and faculty on a topic we follow closely at Ascent – the merging of the physical and digital worlds and the resulting opportunities for innovative new products and services. One of the
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29
May
2012

Ascent’s Matt Fates in peHUB: With Business Logistics Ripe for Disruption, Invest In Cloud Or Risk Extinction

I wrote an article for peHUB that looks at how the cloud is transforming legacy industries and changing the way business services are delivered. We believe this is the next step of the cloud’s maturation, and that businesses must invest in cloud-based solutions to improve the quality and deliverability of products to customers. You can read the full article here
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24
May
2012

ASCENT INDEX: CLOUD SECURITY (MAY 4 – MAY 18)

One of the most tweeted stories on the cloud so far in May has been a contributed piece on Mashable examining how cloud computing and Google products are changing a generation, namely students. It discussed how students as young as five and six are using tools such as Google Docs, and how demands from college students are driving universities to
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10
May
2012

UNVEILING THE ASCENT INDEX

Today we’re very excited to announce the first iteration of the Ascent Index. As we pride ourselves on spotting and helping shape the latest trends in enterprise technology, the Ascent Index will provide you (and us) with a real-time snapshot into which topics are creating the most buzz in enterprise IT…

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