If you're a sucker for great market data like I am, you must have heard of Mary Meeker. Mary is partner at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers. She's known in the Valley as a specialist in digital businesses and has been credited with having a deep understanding of what makes businesses succeed and fail. Earlier today, she released the 2018 version of her internet trend reports: 294 slides delivered in 30 minutes on the Code Conference stage. You might not have caught everything. Here are our highlights.
“Cloud computing” is that magnificent umbrella technology term that is broadly used to describe everything from ordering groceries online to keeping track of asset logistics across the globe.
If you are one of our avid followers, you might remember that, when we refer to “The Cloud”, we talk about the infrastructure that lets your people do data analytics at a wide scale. We’ve written pieces like “the 6 principles of modern data architecture” to provide a guide for how to ‘treat data’ through your modernization journey. And we’ve provided tools like the Data Maturity Survey to assess where you might be, along that journey.
This week, we’re sharing a piece from 451 Research that we think will help you survive through the inevitable ups and downs of your digital and cloud transformation.
Yesterday, Gartner published the 2018 Magic Quadrant for Business Intelligence. The MQ research for BI has been in existence for close to a decade. It is THE document of reference for buyers of Business Intelligence technology.
At face value, not much seems to have changed...BUT, if you take a closer look, you'll notice that some of the biggest changes in the history of the Magic Quadrant just occurred....
The Forecast Calls for Cloudy Weather
You don’t have to be a clairvoyant to know that there is an ever-increasing trend in cloud adoption among start-ups and enterprises alike. In the world of Big Data, the past few years have shown a significant increase in cloud adoption. While Amazon initially led the way with cloud data products - with Amazon Elastic MapReduce (EMR) for Hadoop and Redshift for data warehousing - the past 12 months have seen new entrants on the scene.