ClearStory CEO Sharmila Mulligan gives the elevator pitch on her company, explaining that it buffers business users from the technical aspects of data analysis, while providing a deep look at disparate data types.
Little Dwolla, barely two years old, with all of about 40 employees in the technology hotbed of Iowa, has big intentions. It has created a modern payment network, and it aims to change how money moves. Dwolla CEO Ben Milne explains how.
On Valley View, we took a deep dive into Windows Phone 8 with Microsoft Senior Product Manager, Greg Sullivan. We also talked with Ben Milne, CEO of e-payments upstart Dwolla, and Justin Kan, CEO of Exec. Also see our elevator pitch segment.
Oracle has built, acquired and assembled the pieces to build a complete technology stack, and it will run on premise, or in the cloud (Oracle's). We caught up with Oracle President Mark Hurd and Oracle customers to assess where Oracle is heading.
During a lengthy one-on-one interview, Oracle President Mark Hurd talks about what Oracle is doing in the cloud, with engineered systems, applications and more, and he faces a few sharp questions about Oracle's competitive battles.
Some of the most innovative new enterprise technologies come from start-ups, but doing business with them can be risky, given their unproven products and short track records. With Steve Garrity, Co-Founder and CTO of Hearsay Social.
SAP has been a long-time leader in enterprise software, doing battle with the likes of Oracle on ERP and CRM, and IBM on business intelligence. But SAP is on a mission of profound change. What’s next for SAP? How will it execute on its new strategy?
When considering how data analytics can change business decision-making, Procter & Gamble CIO Filippo Passerini is thinking big. His team has created a collaboration environment that combines data and video on wall-sized screens.
How serious is Google about enterprise IT needs? That boundless company that re-invented search and created the Android mobile operating system seems to dip its toes into nearly every viable digital market, from media to social to cloud.
Bringing billions or rows of data into an in-memory analysis environment, SAS Visual Analytics blends Hadoop processing power with advanced data visualization. Watch the demo to see high-scale prediction from an iPad app.
Google Art Project data lead Piotr Adamczyk demonstrates not only the site, containing some 30,000 pieces of art, but also its integration with Google Plus Hangouts, designed for virtual video tours and collaboration.
Google Ventures is Google's investment arm, but unlike similar entities at technology companies, Google is hands on, helping with engineering, product, marketing and other talent that a startup might need to succeed. Partner David Krane explains.
Our June episode of Valley View featured plenty of news and deep dives from Google, given that the show aired during Google I/O, the company's developer conference. We featured news from the conference, guests from Google, SAS and Zenprise.
We pluck two lucky audience members from the Valley View crowd to give us an elevator pitch. We feature Aurasma (part of HP's Autonomy). It makes an augmented reality app. Also Stephen Harris, VP of US products for Hitachi Consulting.
DataSift CEO Rob Bailey talks about the growth in big data, and his company's platform to ingest, manage and provide that data from social networks. He also provides a quick demonstration of the product.
Everything from IBM's new CEO getting snubbed at the Masters golf tournament to Microsoft's acquisition of AOL patents to AT&T's new slogan (or T-Mobile spokeswoman Carly's change in attitude) to Mitt Romney's use of Google+ is ripe for ridicule.
As enterprise organizations try to solve the collaboration problem, Proton Media comes to the rescue with ProtoSphere, an immersive, 3D environment that ties itself to the Microsoft stack (Lync, Outlook, Sharepoint) for a unique experience.
Zynga, one of the most popular developers of games in the universe went from relying on the public cloud, to developing a private cloud (Z-Cloud), which it now offers as a service. CTO Allan Leinwand discusses how it came about, and talks big data.
Mobile, Social Analytics, Collaboration, and Cloud just happen to be the hottest topics in technology, and the subjects of the April 24 episode of our monthly, live web show Valley View, featuring ARM, DataSift, Proton Media, Zynga, and more!
Evernote, the ubiquitous productivity app and, now, platform for storing everything from pictures to voice recordings, and more, is being used by professionals. Evernote CEO Phil Libin talks about what that means, and where his company is heading.
Salesforce.com co-Founder Parker Harris discusses why the company has moved past its Cloud 2 mantra, with acquisitions like Heroku and Radian6 enabling even tighter customer relationships for the enterprise.
Whichever side of the political fence you reside, the real-time reaction to the Rush Limbaugh controversy has lessons for B2B marketing. Eric Lundquist and CMO Allen Bonde analyze what real time social networks mean for today's marketing strategies.
In the third episode of InformationWeek's Valley View, Business Intelligence startup Metamarkets aims to take BI-in-the-cloud one step further by categorizing its offering as "Data Science As A Service."
The Obama campaign used National Field in 2008 to bring together, and share all of the data around its outreach efforts -- all of its calls, contacts and meetings were tracked every day using the social enterprise platform. Watch this demo for more.
SAP has bold plans. One of the world's biggest software companies has been moving into mobile, the cloud, and big data through acquisition and organic product development, and company executives have committed to becoming the leader in each market.
Valley View features SAP President Sanjay Poonan on the company's steller financial results, National Field demo'ing its social enterprise software, and a gadget roundup -- Lytro's amazing camera, HP Ultrabook, Basis health watch and much more.
Box.net aims not just to provide storage in the cloud, but to change the way documents are managed and shared, and the very way companies collaborate. The company's feisty CEO demos some collaboration features and dishes on Microsoft.
5 Top Federal Initiatives For 2015As InformationWeek Government readers were busy firming up their fiscal year 2015 budgets, we asked them to rate more than 30 IT initiatives in terms of importance and current leadership focus. No surprise, among more than 30 options, security is No. 1. After that, things get less predictable.
. We've got a management crisis right now, and we've also got an engagement crisis. Could the two be linked? Tune in for the next installment of IT Life Radio, Wednesday May 20th at 3PM ET to find out.