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30
Oct
2012

Big Data Still a Tough Nut to Crack

Last week, when I was at the Xconomy Future of Big Data event moderating a panel on analytics & data infrastructure, one of the speakers essentially said the term ‘Big Data’ is somewhat meaningless. He’s right, of course; there are too many important sub-categories for one overarching term to have any real meaning. He also made the point, which I
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09
Oct
2012

Young Turks in the Enterprise

There was a widely circulated news item recently that tried to explain the mindset of this year’s college freshmen, noting that, for them, Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis and Kurt Cobain have always been dead.  (Message to this generation: please do yourself a favor and delete a few LMFAO and Lady Gaga tunes from your iPod in favor of selections off Nirvana’s
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01
Oct
2012

Congratulations, Copiun

Congratulations to Puneesh Chaudhry and the Copiun team on their recent acquisition by Good Technology, and to Puneesh personally for his 40-under-40 nomination by the Boston Business Journal. Puneesh is a friend and Copiun is a local company we’ve followed for over a year. Puneesh deserves a lot of credit for foreseeing the enterprise world’s movement toward consumerization and BYOD,
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