Bigdata and Privacy

I believe we need to have new laws to deal with the accuracy of information being held about people and the duration that data can be held.   For instance, no company should need information about you for more than 3 years duration without your explicit permission, not permission in a 20 page “legal disclosure” […]

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CIO: Enterprise Refactoring and Technology Renewal: How do you become a profit center to the Enterprise?

CIO’s are being asked more and more to consider being a profit center or at least to reuse the assets they have to reduce costs.   They are also being asked to be more agile and to deliver products faster.   Some CIOs are being asked to be more entrepreneurial, to facilitate people trying new […]

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BigData All the time NSA for you

We are at O’Reilly’s BigData Conference Strata in Santa Clara.  The halls are bustling.  Bigdata is doing well.  The WSO2 theme for the show is “NSA for you.”  This has attracted a lot of attention.  Most people seem to like the reference to the NSA’s recent notoriety.     One person came by the booth […]

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