Category Archives: Enterprise Software

Taming Procurement Data Chaos: A Case Study From Societe Generale

Spend visibility is a foundational need for procurement organizations, but many enterprises struggle to gain this visibility and keep it up-to-date. The notoriously messy nature of spend data and inability of legacy, rules-based technologies to keep up with the pace … Continue reading

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from the files : Trilogy/pcOder

Going through my old files/spring cleaning and turned up a bunch of old Trilogy/pcOrder.com stuff.  Thought that Trilogy/pcOrder alums would get a kick out of these.

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Koa Labs : The Next Chapter

Over the past 5+ years I’ve been working hard to help develop founder culture in Cambridge/Boston ecosystem. Thanks to my wife Amy for supporting my seemingly never ending startup addiction – she’s an amazing partner and soul mate.  As I … Continue reading

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Tamr & GE

I’m truly thrilled by the work that we’ve been doing @ Tamr with GE. Summary of the latest and greatest @ Tamr blog here. The winds of change are blowing strong in enterprise data and analytics space. I’m very excited … Continue reading

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Conjur acquired by Cyber-Ark

I am thrilled to congratulate the entire team @ Conjur on their successful acquisition by Cyber-Ark. Formal announcement of the deal is here. As you know – I’m all about Founders – and I’m thrilled to congratulate Elizabeth Lawler (Co-Founder … Continue reading

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Michael Stonebraker and Great Data Science Research

This past weekend my good friend Michael Stonebraker, co-founder and CTO of Tamr received the prestigious 2014 A.M. Turing Award for Computer Science. This provided an opportunity for me to reflect on our 10+ year relationship and Michael’s long list of contributions to the … Continue reading

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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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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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