Data Virtualization Comes of Age

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Tell me what I want to know and what I need to know. In an ideal world, that simple request should be easy for most data systems to answer. You ask a computer “What areas should we be investing in to get the maximum return for our investments? Who are the best people in the […]

Ontology for Fun and Profit

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The IT sector is notable for coming up with unique job titles – from the various C permutations – CIO, CTO, CDO, etc. – to Test Wranglers, Scrum Masters and UX Designers. One that you’re likely to start hearing more about is the title of Ontologist. While this sounds like it could be something more […]

Through a Glass Darkly: Technology Trends for 2014

Every year, when possible, I spend the last couple of weeks of the year reflecting back at the period just past and try to pick out what trends I see as being most significant to me. This is not intended as a gee-whiz list so much as a chance to prioritize those technologies, organizations and […]