Category Archives: Information Technology

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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What’s Up in Boston/Cambridge in 2015

What’s Up in the Boston/Cambridge Innovation Ecosystem in 2015? Everything. The last few years of growth have been great for the Boston-area entrepreneurial community.  Talented company founders (including many first-timers), scientists, engineers, marketers and supporters have productized creative new ideas … Continue reading

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Bowdoin College Wins World Cup…

I love people who accomplish exceptional things with limited resources in short periods of time – to me this is the definition of entrepreneurship. Imagine this: A team of liberal arts students from a school in Maine with fewer than … 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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Koa Labs and the M(B)TA (With Thanks to Charlie)

It was so great to see two killer IPOs in Boston in October – both companies on the Green Line : Wayfair @ Copley Squar HubSpot @ First Street near Lechmere The Mass Challenge Awards event last night prompted me … Continue reading

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