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Venture Investments in Content Analytics

To me Content Analytics has always been an intriguing field. When I saw what data mining could do with reporting on metadata stored within their vast databases, I was impressed. Being a believer of the 80% unstructured to 20% structured data in an enterprise, I saw the real power to be if someone could look… Read More ›

Taking Time to Explore SambaCloud

We’ve all been there, in a rush to get from point “A” to point “B” we end up missing the stops along the way.  That’s the way I feel after first taking a look at Razmik Abnous and Ian Howells’ new start-up SambaCloud.  My first cursory quick glance really did not show me what they… Read More ›

Oracle Is Buying Endeca – Because It Wants To

Another acquisition in the search space generating noise as Oracle snaps up Endeca. As far back as 2008 I had written about Endeca and the potential for acquisition.  What amuses me most about this event is how quickly people assume this must be in response to the HP/Autonomy deal. After all – big search vendor… Read More ›

Watson, Go Away. We don’t need you.

If there’s one thing I hate more than “Barney” press releases, it’s technology PR stunts. Most recently to the top of my list is IBM’s Watson.  I’ve heard about Watson’s capabilities and possibilities from so many different people both inside and outside technology.  Each not realizing what it is, a technology daredevil.  I remember TV’s… Read More ›

Lost Knowledge – DM Partner’s Essence

I had the incredible fortune last month to find myself in the hearts of two very different ancient civilizations.  I hinted in a previous article to my trip to Acropolis of Athens, the very birth place of Western Thought.  A planned trip with all the expected turns and a few surprises.  My second journey found me climbing… Read More ›