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Canada vs. USA – Olympic Hockey Gold…and Technology Faceoffs

Today’s the big day of the showdown. The Men’s Olympic ice-hockey finals!

With the Canadian women triumphant over USA a few days ago and the USA men handing the Canadian team a big wake up call in the preliminaries, the anticipation of this game is reaching fever pitch. Evident are the numerous chants of Go […]

How to make sure the next startup you work for gets acquired

First of all, what about finding a company that’s going to IPO? Based on all we know, an IPO exit for a technology company has been extremely rare and difficult over the last few years. So assuming getting acquired is a good exit for a company, it’s employees and shareholders, let’s proceed with our discussion.


Cloud Computing Fantasy Private Company Investing – Appirio, Aster Data, Cloudera, Voltage Security, Zuora

Ok, let’s take a break from MDM acquisition madness and change topics.

Last year I reviewed the Info week startup 50 and noted that Approx. 40% of Information week’s Startup 50 are Cloud or Virtualization companies. It showed where the VC’s were putting their bets around what they perceived to be the next new wave. […]

Beyond MDM: For Informatica Two’s Company, Three’s a Cloud

Previously I blogged about “Why Informatica–Siperian beats IBM–Initiate Systems, especially if you are an MDM buyer today” . Watching the numerous accolades coming from the #INFAanalyst tweetstream last week has shed further light on Informatica’s overall data management strategy and their commitment to the cloud. So while many have been focused on the two company […]

My MDM Acquisition Verdict: Why Informatica – Siperian beats IBM – Initiate Systems, especially if you are an MDM buyer today

First of all, congrats to Initiate Systems management and their employees, an excellent result for you and I wish you all the best. Also for those ex-DWL employees who ended up at Initiate, nice going! Nothing like getting two buyout checks from IBM in a 5 year span.

Ok let’s get down to brass tacks. […]

Cloud ‘N Clear Polls – You Make The Call (updated each time a new Poll is added)

My opinions matter only to me, your opinions count! Here are a list of polls that were added to blog posts so that you could vote your opinion. Vote now if you like or just peruse the results.

From Blog Post: EMC buys Greenplum – But how reliable are analytics without MDM?

Your Votes: