In my last article that talked of the merits of the Silicon Valley miracle and how it is unique and unstoppable more than one comment interpreted my article as an endorsement of VC’s in particular. Today VC’s are a shrinking importance to the Silicon Valley story. Part of this article will discuss the traditional VC […]Read More Basics of VC Investing from the VC’s and Entrepreneurial point of view
Normally I consider security as something that is tedious but a necessary evil. Privacy is something lawyers mainly deal with, yuck. This has been a staid industry for some time with a number of fairly well known players. I started a security company in the DLP and eDiscovery space. We have to deal […]Read More Security and Privacy – Not the staid and boring business of the past 20 years
The beginning Silicon Valley located in the hilly northern part of California, one of the warmer climates in the United States is a treasure on many levels. Within a few hours drive from the Valley and San Francisco to the west is spectacular rocky James Bond type coastline, full of marine treasures and cute beach towns […]Read More Why is Silicon Valley so important? Why does it continue to prosper?
One of the most interesting use cases for IoT application is around airports. Airports worldwide are truly the most challenging environments for IoT and IIoT in the future. Imagine the airport of the future. What does the IIoT and IoT vision for them look like? Airports have an enormous array of devices that […]Read More IIOT and IOT combined in an Airport Use Case
The Internet of Things (IoT) Integration Explosion Since I started my project to integrate my home I have discovered a lot of cool tools. There are a lot of choices now to bridge the integration of the different technologies, but a lot of these tools are immature. Let’s look at the types of […]Read More The Internet of Things (IoT) Integration Disaster – The state of affairs today
June 2015 – France Taxi Drivers revolt, judge arrests 2 uber officials for illegal operation March 2015 – Netherlands – preliminary judgment that Uber must stop its UberPop service June 2015 – San Francisco – The California Labor Commission ruled an Uber driver should be considered a company employee, not an independent contractor May 2015 – Mexico – Hundreds of […]Read More A case of disruption gone wrong? Uber
Innovation is the lifeblood of truly transformative business success but what is it and who has it? Let’s define innovation a little. If we are looking for companies issuing the most number of patents that is one measure that is relatively meaningless. Some companies encourage and facilitate patents and become patent machines. Some companies are […]Read More The Indisputable list of 10 most Innovative Influential Tech Companies
What is the difference between a Device and a Service? VS The internet of things is going to have a big impact on technology and business. Let’s look at some ways we should change how we think of services and devices. We are facing some interesting paradigm changes as our Platform […]Read More Services, Micro-services, Devices, Apps, APIs what’s the difference?
Virtual Enterprises This may sound insulting but the fact is that almost all companies are not really competent to buy, manage and handle the lifecycle of technology for the enterprise. In most cases they are incompetent at security aspects of physical infrastructure. If you have already invested in some physical infrastructure it may not […]Read More Most Enterprises are incompetent to manage the infrastructure they have
The traditional tools for Enterprise Asset management and app management, performance management are challenged by the cloud. Existing security tools are inadequate and are challenged by the new aspects of Enterprise Virtualization and new technology. These new aspects: Personal Cloud SaaS Applications PaaS IaaS services Mobile Devices IoT Devices APIs and Cloud Services, Web […]Read More Management of Enterprises with Cloud, Mobile Devices, Personal Cloud, SaaS, PaaS, IaaS, IoT and APIs