As we prepare to celebrate the start of a new year I can’t help but look
back on the past 10 years and contemplate what the next year (and decade) has
to offer. Many will not miss 2009, but the decade of the new millennium
brought a new wave of technologies.
Standing at the threshold of 2010, I can’t help but wonder where our focus
in technology will turn. In the past 10 years, we’ve had the fortune of
many, many technology advances. Today, most everyone has a cell phone…and
it seems most have traded a cell phone for a smart phone the likes of an
iPhone or Blackberry. To “Google” is a common verb in many households.
We’ve also seen the first generation of workers that were born in the
computer age enter the workforce. Somewhat related, social networking firmly
took root ala MySpace, Facebook. Similarly, professionally oriented sites
added to the collective in the f... (more)
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In late 2009, I had the pleasure of joining Jim Swartz (pictured below), CIO
of Sybase in a “Meet the Press” type of interview format.
VMware hosted the interview for broadcast on CIO.com. The webcast is
available on CIO.com’s website.
There has been quite a bit discussion about the topic of Cloud Computing and
specifically if interest was starting to wane. In discussions over the past
year, I’ve used the term ‘cloud fatigue’ to describe how cloud came on
strongly, but without a clear understanding of value, multiple issues are
creating confusion. More clarity around [...]
Today kicks off HP’s Discover conference in Barcelona, Spain with a bevy of
information on tap. Looking over the event guide, it is clear that HP is
targeting the Enterprise customer with an emphasis on Cloud Computing, Data
(including Big … Continue reading →
Back in 2011, Mark Thiele (@mthiele10), Jan Wiersma (@jmwiersma) and I shared
the stage at a conference in London, England for a panel discussion on the
future of data centers. The three of us are founding board members with Data
Center … Continue reading →