Bob Gourley

By Jeremy Glesner 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... (more)
The following are some of the tech news stories we are tracking:   HP Extends Benefits of ARM Architecture Into the Datacenter With New Servers PALO ALTO, CA — (Marketwired) — Sep 29, 2014 — HP ( NYSE : HPQ) today announced two ARM®-based servers, including the first enterprise-clas... (more)
There is a famous TED video by author Matt Ridley called “When Ideas Have Sex.” Paraphrased, the line that I love goes, “When ideas are having sex, innovation happens.” While these three fast-paced technologies (social, cloud and mobile) are themselves children of many years of ... (more)
I love and respect NIST and I just want to come right out with that so you know where I am coming from. Now add on top of that the fact that they have just issued a draft document that discusses items at the intersection of three of my passions, Cyber Security, Technology and Int... (more)
The Recorded Future Special Intelligence Desk has just released a new Threat Intelligence Report we found to be full of important context and actionable information for enterprise cyber defenders. The report, titled The Fortune 500’s Unfortunate 221, is available for download he... (more)
Benjamin Franklin once said, “If you fail to plan, you plan to fail.” This quote summarizes the importance of online encryption policy and hands-on implementation within an organization. Though you may have the best IT department in the world and advanced computing resources, if... (more)
On September 30th Sierra Ventures hosted their 9th CIO summit in Palo Alto, CA. One of the many topics coved at the event was software defined perimeter and cloud security alliance. Coca-Cola was used as a case study. Alan Boehme, the acting CISO at Coca-Cola. Ed Steinike, the CI... (more)
CTOs should consider having their development teams take advantage of free, entry-level versions of software – known as freemium software – to test out the functions of commercial products. From the perspective of Michael Williams, BIRT Product Evangelist & Forums Manager at repo... (more)
These are some of the hot technology stories we are following… The Mysterious Company That Has Tech Giants Dropping 2 Million Magic Leap, a Hollywood, Florida, based start-up announced today it received a $ 542 million round of funding led by Google, along with Qualcomm Ventures, ... (more)
This post is sponsored by the Enterprise CIO Forum and HP’s Make It Matter. Cyber intelligence is a growing discipline in the cybersecurity community, providing important information for cyber defenders in enterprises large and small. This post reviews key sources of cyber intelli... (more)
Ayasdi provides advanced analytics software to healthcare, financial services, life sciences, energy, public sector, consumer products, high-tech, and for communications. The vision of Ayasdi: Deep Analytics Will Be Essential and Transformative For Every Organization. Our Goal ... (more)
Police use technology to track movements of suspect in Indiana killings as … Police use technology to track movements of suspect in Indiana killings as probe widens. Published October 23, 2014. Associated Press. Facebook0 Twitter0 Email Print. 18782a05aeb84929630f6a7067004b49.jpg... (more)
Today’s data centers are being built at the forefront of industry standards. Within the past five years, the way we construct data centers has changed dramatically. David Cappuccio, the Chief of Infrastructure Research at Gartner, told CIO that “Data centers will no longer be con... (more)
What if you decided to take a holiday in the sun on a luxurious cruise liner only to discover that your shipmate could have Ebola? Determining who may have come in contact with the potential victim is tricky. LUX, an analytics tool, has the ability to track individuals and ships ... (more)
Here is some of the technology news we are tracking from across the tech community: Gartner’s Top 10 Strategic Technology Trends for 2015 Gartner, Inc. (NYSE: IT) is the world’s leading information technology research and advisory company. We deliver the technology-related insight... (more)
For those of us who work in and around the enterprise security domain something unique has just happened. The U.S. Government has just approved a commercial consumer device, the Samsung Galaxy family of devices, for classified info. This means government organizations can establi... (more)
Last week I was lucky enough to tour the new F-35B Training site at Marine Corps Aviation Squadron, Beaufort, South Carolina. I have been reading about the pros and cons of this new airframe for years, and with a price tag that continues to surpass all expectations, I was eager t... (more)
There are threats to your business and mission needs. Tracking them can give you insights that drive your decisions. This is the operating thesis behind ThreatBrief, our daily report on business risks (with a focus on cyber risks). Our analysts and experienced executives are col... (more)
Intel has created a Bay Trail Atom PC that is only 1.6 ounces. It is manufactured by Shenzen Apec Electronics and can be purchased on AliExpress for just under $125 (with shipping). The device does not come with OS, but you are able to load Windows, Linux, Android or other OS sys... (more)
This month Pentaho announced the release of Pentaho 5.2. Here are highlights of the new platform: Secured and Blended Data On Demand Pentaho 5.2 sets a new standard in data delivery by simplifying and streamlining the analytics process. Empowering business users with IT trust, t... (more)
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