Category Archives: Analytics

Tamr, Inc.’s Exciting Growth Continues

I am pleased that Tamr, Inc. concluded a Series B financing round on Friday of this week . Our team has worked hard to achieve its goals and position the company for further growth.  Could not be more proud of colleagues … Continue reading

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From DevOps to DataOps

Why It’s Time to Embrace “DataOps” as a New Discipline by Andy Palmer Over the past 10 years, many of us in technology companies have experienced the emergence of “DevOps.” This new set of practices and tools has improved the … Continue reading

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Shout out to Adam Kocoloski and the Cloudant Team at IBM

So very pleased to see how well Cloudant is doing as an integral part of IBM’s master plan. My great friend Koco, Adam Kocoloski, co-founder of Cloudant, is now CTO of IBM Information Management.  Awesome!  Looking forward to seeing how IBM moves … Continue reading

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Why Tamr?

Over the past 2+ years, I’ve been fortunate to have the opportunity to contribute to the Cambridge/Boston start-up ecosystem as a mentor and investor in more than 25 local start-ups (list of investments here).   During that time, my partner and friend, Mike … Continue reading

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Information Management: Strategies for Gaining a Competitive Advantage with Data

The following is adapted from a foreword I wrote for my colleague William McKnight‘s book, Information Management: Strategies for Gaining a Competitive Advantage with Data. In 2014, it’s no longer a question of whether to become an analytics-driven organization, but how. William McKnight tells … Continue reading

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Culture Matters: Facebook CIO talks about how well Vertica, Facebook people mesh

Every once in a while, as a entrepreneur, there are these moments of overwhelming pride and satisfaction that make all the sacrifice, risk and anxiety worthwhile.  I had one of these moments listening to Tim Campos – the CIO @ … Continue reading

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Liberal Arts and Sciences in the Age of Analytics

By W. Michael Donovan, MBA, CMA, Guest Blogger* Should colleges or universities of the liberal arts and science disappear through irrelevance? Are they obsolete? Worry exists among some Deans and Presidents. But yet, do these institutions have a new, ever more … Continue reading

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