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By Bob Gourley We are now two days away from the 30 July Analyst Forum, an event we organized with our partners at the United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation (USGIF). Now that I have seen the most recent list of attendees coming to the forum I am more excited than ever. Altho...
By Bob Gourley Wayin is a social intelligence company that integrates social content into new experiences for consumers and delivers greater value and control for brands. Wayin provides the ability to aggregate, curate, integrate and measure social content and data in real-time allowin...
By Bob Gourley If you work in an enterprise that leverages data (and don’t all enterprises these days leverage data?) you will want to attend Pentaho World 8-10 October in Tampa. This event brings together champions of the open architecture/open approach/open framework world of b...
By Bob Gourley Palo Alto Networks protects thousands of enterprise and governments from cyber threats. They rely on a deep expertise and commitment to innovation to continually enhance their game-changing security platform. The Palo Alto Networks security platform natively brings toget...
By Bob Gourley Gigamon provides intelligent traffic visibility solutions for enterprises, data centers and service providers around the globe. Their technology empowers infrastructure architects, managers and operators with unmatched visibility into the traffic traversing both physical...
By Bob Gourley Napatech is the world leader in accelerating network management and security applications. They focus on keeping their customers one step ahead of the data growth curve by accelerating applications and time-to-market while reducing risk. Napatech customers cover a broad ...
By Bob Gourley We have reported on Recorded Future since their founding and have watched closely as they have evolved to become a full scope web intelligence software platform able to make unique and very positive contributions to enterprise missions. Recorded Future provides a compreh...
By Bob Gourley To register see: http://ctolink.us/1pTyvDk Cloudera Breakfast Series – Washington, D.C. Leading organizations are changing the way they think about data with an enterprise data hub and driving everyday decisions and actions, from fraud prevention to insider threat ...
By Bob Gourley Stories are starting to make it into the tech media about what appears to be a massive melt-down of one of the nation’s most important IT systems. This system is not be as widely known as healthcare.gov, but it should be, because it is every bit as important. The s...
By Shannon Perry We love technology trends at CTO Vision. Trends like user empowerment, the convergence of the cyber and physical worlds, enhanced cloud computing, advances in managing big data, and a persistent environment of cyber insecurity shape the present and future of technology...
By Bob Gourley On 30 July 2014 in Reston Virginia some of the greatest minds in analytics for business outcomes and mission impact will be gathering at the Hyatt Regency Reston.  This event, the Analytics 2014 Forum, is being pulled together by the United States Geospatial Intelligence...
By Shannon Perry The uproar surrounding last year’s data breach at Target Corporation did more than simply tarnish Target’s reputation. The breach hit the company’s bottom line – and hit it hard. In its 4th quarter (the period in which the breach was exposed), Target’s profits declined...
By Bob Gourley Enterprises everywhere have been seeking improved ways to make use of their data. Federal agencies have in many ways been on the cutting edge of community efforts at big data, with most all agencies either executing on a comprehensive big data strategy or empowering tech...
By Bob Gourley Threat actors are increasingly automating their attacks, making defense harder and overwhelming incident response teams. Defenders have long looked to automated discovery as a means to mitigate this threat, but until recently, mass automation and response/threat removal ...
By Shannon Perry In the last few years, the potential for mobile productivity has increased dramatically. Sending emails, checking calendars, receiving important notifications, and surfing the web are no longer impressive mobile feats – they are commonplace. For most, the inability to ...
By Chip Childers Today’s application development teams are moving fast, but is your team being held back by slow database management practices and tools? For many organizations, this is a significant problem that deserves as much attention as getting application code changes flowing sm...
By Shannon Perry Anonymous, the decentralized network of hacktivists that often targets organizations accused of rights abuses or hindering freedom, posted a video to YouTube last week condemning Israel’s actions on the Gaza Strip and threatening the Israeli government with a slew of u...
By Shannon Perry Reflecting the increasing attention paid to information security by many Americans, Pew Research recently conducted a large study, “Net Threats”, to identify important trends among technology experts’ opinions and predictions regarding the future of digital security. T...
By ChrisScott Last month I was approached by one of my favorite DoD colleagues, inquiring about opportunities “out there” in Industry. This guy is one of the smartest Civil Servants I know. He has been a mover and shaker for decades. You know, one of those rare technically inclined ind...
By Bob Gourley RESTON, Va., Jul 18, 2014 (BUSINESS WIRE) –Software AG was among the select companies that Forrester Research, Inc., a leading independent research firm, invited to participate in its report, “The Forrester Wave™: Big Data Streaming Analytics Platforms, Q3 2014 1 ”...
By Bob Gourley Troux Technologies provides enterprise intelligence and planning solutions into some of the world's most widely respected organizations. Troux provides business leaders, CIOs and their teams with information and tools that enable the successful evolution of their Enterpr...
By Bob Gourley Mellanox (NASDAQ: MLNX) provides end-to-end InfiniBand and Ethernet interconnect solutions and services for datacenter environments. Mellanox interconnect solutions increase datacenter efficiency by providing the highest throughput and lowest latency, delivering data fas...
By Bob Gourley CyberIQ enhances the defense of the nation's critical infrastructure by providing public and private sector Analysts with software and services needed for mitigation of cyber and physical threats and attacks. CyberIQ provides actionable threat intelligence, analytics, to...
By Shannon Perry Reflecting the increasing attention paid to information security by many Americans, Pew Research recently conducted a large study, “Net Threats”, to identify important trends among technology experts’ opinions and predictions regarding the future of digital security. T...
By Shannon Perry In a move that blurs the line between consumer gadgets and enterprise technology, Apple and IBM announced on July 15th a partnership to transform enterprise mobility. The collaboration intends to develop new business applications that bring IBM’s big data capabilities,...
By Bob Gourley Editor’s note: The interview below first ran in our Analyst One site.-bg Simon Lovestone is a professor of translational neuroscience at Oxford University, and a key researcher that has been part of a decade long pursuit of insights into Alzheimer’s. In an 8 July T...
By Shannon Perry Reflecting the increasing attention paid to information security by many Americans, Pew Research recently conducted a large study, “Net Threats”, to identify important trends among technology experts’ opinions and predictions regarding the future of digital security. T...
By ChrisScott There are some pretty discouraging reports floating around about the Army’s Distributed Common Ground System (DCGS-A). Significantly over budget and past deadline, this ISR system appears to be floundering. While all the Congressmen lash out against this waste of precious...
By Bob Gourley On 30 July 2014 in Reston Virginia some of the greatest minds in analytics for business outcomes and mission impact will be gathering at the Hyatt Regency Reston.  This event, the Analytics 2014 Forum, is being pulled together by the United States Geospatial Intelligence...
By Shannon Perry Reflecting the increasing attention paid to information security by many Americans, Pew Research recently conducted a large study, “Net Threats”, to identify important trends among technology experts’ opinions and predictions regarding the future of digital security. T...
By Bob Gourley CTOvision Pro provides business and technology leaders with access to extended, actionable research and analysis. Subscribers receive: An additional newsletter with up-to-date context and analysis enabling the better application of emerging technologies to mission needs ...
By Shannon Perry Since its June publication in the Proceedings of the National Academy of the Sciences, Facebook’s Experimental Evidence of Massive-Scale Emotional Contagion through Social Networks – a psychological experiment that manipulated the level of optimism or pessimism of user...
Since the birth of Hadoop in 2005-06, the way we think about storing and processing information has evolved considerably. The term “Big Data” has become synonymous with this evolution. But still, many of our customers continue to ask, “What is Big Data?”, “What are its use cases?”, and...
By Natalie Lehrer If you keep up with the latest technology news, it seems like virtualization is happening in every corner of the IT world.  It might be a surprise to you that Microsoft App-V has actually been around for a while. Microsoft acquired a company called Softricity in 2006....
By Shannon Perry In western Germany four summers ago, the now-legendary Paul the Octopus acquired international fame by correctly predicting the outcomes of six consecutive FIFA World Cup matches involving the German national team. After concluding his prophetic career with foreseeing ...
By Bob Gourley The webinar below will be of high interest to enterprise technologists everywhere, especially in government: Speaker: David Murgatroyd, V.P. of Engineering, Basis Technology Thursday, July 24, 2014 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm (EST) The Federal Government has a tremendous responsib...
By Shannon Perry CTOVision has investigated the future of technology and has explored the future with technology many times. Advances in communications will greatly improve the way we communicate; advances in wearable devices will provide information to individuals and doctors that cou...
By Bob Gourley On 30 July 2014 in Reston Virginia some of the greatest minds in analytics for business outcomes and mission impact will be gathering at the Hyatt Regency Reston.  This event, the Analytics 2014 Forum, is being pulled together by the United States Geospatial Intelligence...
By Shannon Perry Nearly 30,000 bitcoins were seized last year from accounts linked to the illegal Silk Road market. On June 8th, the United States Marshals Service, the agency responsible for selling property seized from criminals, announced its plans to sell those bitcoins – in 3,000 ...
By Shannon Perry We have written about the possibilities of manipulating “feeds” in the past. A recent political opinion study conducted by the American Institute for Behavioral Research and Technology found that altering individual news feeds has the potential to influence political o...