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June 10, 2014  2:33 AM

Avanade: the finger is the new magic marker

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
analysis, Avanade, Big Data

Avanade throws another chilli into the big data strategy wok this month with the arrival of its Touch Analytics for Mobile Devices product. First there was big data... then analytics, visualisation and touch - in that order 23423r3f3.jpg

May 7, 2014  10:12 AM

Is it ‘wear your cloud to work’ day, yet?

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
analysis, Big Data, cloud, Rackspace, Wearables

Software application development professionals may have a new target market for programming to as a result of the growth in 'wearables' and their connection to cloud backend computing with big data analysis streams. We say "may have", but let's just put that into context. Sensors and wearables...


May 7, 2013  4:26 AM

What should a data evangelist’s tattoo slogan say?

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
analysis, Big Data, TIBCO

Big data on its own is just big data, but big data with analytics equals insight -- and insight equals business value. The industry is reverberating with this mantra and you can reasonably expect a few of the more committed data-centric evangelists to have the above slogan tattooed onto their...


April 21, 2013  7:14 PM

CA World: big data needs to be “productionalised”

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
analysis, Big Data, CA

The CA World conference and exhibition is staged this week in Las Vegas in a market currently populated by a number of large consolidated-via-corporate-acquisition (and OK yes, some organic growth) enterprise-level software-centric data management firms. Opening keynotes on the Sunday night of the...


October 16, 2012  11:56 AM

SAP eyes wider business window for ‘big data’

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
analysis, Big Data, processing, SAP

Big IT vendors often have a hard time telling us what they do. Take a look at IBM's 'About Us' pages with all its Smarter Planet messages, it you had just landed from Mars you would be hard pressed to know that this is a firm that used to sell PCs and now makes a buck or two out of the software...


July 21, 2011  7:54 PM

Selling the Sybase + SAP syncopated solution

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
analysis, ASE, Business Objects, SAP, Sybase

I recently spent some time examining the market-facing side of Sybase and SAP's combined solutions from a customer perspective for an International Sybase User Group analysis feature. My argument was that the market needs Sybase whether they are the largest database player or not in terms of total...


March 17, 2011  4:34 PM

Knitting patterns for the software patchwork quilt

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
analysis, Code, Kernels

I was speaking with software integrity specialist Coverity this week. So what is software integrity you ask? Well it's pretty much what it sounds like i.e. the process of examining the software stack from the top to the core to ensure that code, components & plug-ins are sitting as they should...


September 29, 2010  7:48 AM

AVG launches Internet Security Suite 2011, but what about the Bayesian probability factor?

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
'Virus`, analysis, Developers, Kernels, labs, Security

So last night I was able to meet and share canapes with AVG CEO J.R. Smith and the company's CTO Karel Obluk to celebrate the launch of the new AVG 2011 Internet...


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