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And the Oscar goes to…data virtualization

Recognition has been a long-time coming for data virtualization. As a technology, it has been something of a pre-adolescent, the child actor who couldn’t make the transition to adult roles. While revolutionary in its approach, early forms of data virtualization were just not ready for prime time, suffering from performance and scalability issues. The norm […]

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Simplifying some of the 35,000 decisions you make every day

Many nights I find myself awake, working through more thoughts than I imagined possible. While the majority are work related, inevitably financial issues, home repairs and everything else creeps into the conversation in my head. Little did I know that experts estimate that the mind thinks between 60,000 – 80,000 thoughts a day, which averages […]

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Live from IBM Insight2015: when was the last time you read a privacy policy?

This was a question posed today at an Insight session on data-centric security and privacy. The issue is vexing, and it is rapidly becoming more so. Consider this: most countries have privacy legislation. Some, like the US, are industry focused. Others, like EU nations, are more oriented on individual rights. But while they all set […]

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Will future generations have nostalgia for our digital love letters?

How fitting that Valentine’s Day is approaching as I am writing this post. How will you express your Valentine’s wishes this year? Via email or text? Facebook message? “Heart me” picture on Instagram or Snapchat? Or maybe a good, old-fashioned card or letter? I’ve recently been pondering the volatile character of our current communications. We […]

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