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Your Big Data Perspective

A couple of days ago I participated in a DMRadio panel titled “How Big Is Big? Why Big Data Comes in Various Sizes”. Prior to the show I listed my thoughts about the topic in this post titled It’s (not) just size that matters.

As with all the DMRadio segments I’ve taken part in, Hosts […]

RainStor, Gear6, Riverbed. A Trifecta Of Offerings for Improving Cloud Computing Performance

Last night I attended and also presented at another excellent SDForum Cloud Computing SIG (Special Interest Group). The topic for the evening’s discussion was Cloud Computing Performance.

There were about 80+ attendees and the discussions, together with Q&A after each presentation were excellent. Many thanks, as usual, to Bernard Golden of Hyperstratus for organizing the […]

Accelerating Your SaaS Sales Cycles and Removing Objections – Cloudfutures Conference RainStor presentation

As part of the RainStor launch, we sponsored Cloudfutures and I gave a 30 minute presentation about “Overcoming objections and accelerating your SaaS sales cycle”

9:35am Accelerating Your SaaS Sales Cycles and Removing Objections Learn how to ensure your customers can rapidly retire existing on-premise applications as part of moving to SaaS, avoiding the cost […]

CloudCamp San Francisco – June 2009

Today I helped Dave Nielsen organize the SF Cloud Camp at the Microsoft offices in downtown SF. The turnout was terrific with over 200+ attendees. At one point I was concerned that we might run out of food as I had only arranged for catering for 150 or so, but everything turned out just fine. […]

Dan Power Blogs about Siperian Solutions Day 2009

Dan Power, noted MDM Analyst and expert attended Siperian’s Solutions Day in Princeton, NJ. It was a pleasure having him as a panelist in our experts session as it gave me an opportunity to get his views on SAP MDM vs. Siperian and why vendors like IBM and Oracle can’t match Siperian’s data model […]

Event Report: Siperian Masters 2008 – Customers Confirm Multi-Entity MDM Trends

Ray Wang, Forrester Analyst reported on our very successful Siperian Masters 2008 User Conference (See his post below)

About 200 attendees were present as Ramon Chen, VP of Product Marketing, kicked off the event to the theme of adventurers and pioneers in MDM at the Bridgewater Marriott (New Jersey). CEO, Peter Caswell, led the keynote […]

MDM What, Why, How, Who – Presentation at the SDForum BI SIG

I gave a presentation at for the SDForum BI SIG on MDM. The PPT can be found here http://www.sdforum.org/document/docWindow.cfm?fuseaction=document.viewDocument&documentid=40&documentFormatId=136

Event Name SDForum BUS INTEL SIG: Master Data Management–What, Why, How, Who? Date Tuesday June 17, 2008 Time 6:00PM to 9:00PM City Palo Alto Event Type Speaker / Panel / Round Table Event Area Software Hosted […]

VENDOR CROSS EXAMINATION: Hierarchy Management vs. Hierarchy-by-Anarchy

I was invited by Aaron to participate on this panel (thank you Aaron). It was a packed room of at least 120 people with overflow. The questions Aaron posed were fairly general, basically introductory Hierarchy Management (HM) stuff. While we were all competitors on the panel, the conversation was cordial and good humored. The […]

ITV/DTV Portals – Entry Point to Content, E-Commerce and the Television Interface

Digital Hollywood

This was my last public presentation/panel for MetaTV. I remember staying at the Beverly Wilshire, they gave me the “Pretty Woman” suite, it was cool. The press release for our funding had also just crossed the wire, so I would get lots of questions about the $21M we were able to raise […]

NAMIC Conference Delivering Interactive Television: Offering New Forms of Entertainment, Advertising and Commerce Through Television

The panel I moderated went really well, the room was packed with about 75 people and we covered alot. Now off to JFK to get to the next show in LA tomorrow where I’m participating on the panel.NEW MEDIA & PRODUCT DISTRIBUTION – Delivering Interactive Television: Offering New Forms of Entertainment, Advertising and Commerce Through […]