Tapping into the power of others

Last week, I read with interest the announcement that IBM was opening up their Watson computing platform to outside organizations and developers to use to build upon the cognitive computing and natural language processing of the platform. This is a big step for organizations of all sizes, but especially those in the small and midmarkets. … Read more Tapping into the power of others

IBM versus Amazon – The Cloud War?

I just read Why IBM Will Win the War With Amazon Web Services over on CIO.com and felt the need to publish my own thoughts. In that article, the author writes the following regarding the IBM vs Amazon war: IBM is gearing up for war. Since Amazon is mucking around in IBM’s space, the folks … Read more IBM versus Amazon – The Cloud War?

Big data – it’s all relative

Last month I wrote a post titled “Is Big Data to Big for Small Business?” where I asked the questions: Is there a place for small organizations in the world of big data? Can small businesses take advantage of this ‘big data’ stuff?  Are small business’ data-sets even large enough to be considered ‘big data’? … Read more Big data – it’s all relative

Join me on InfoBOOM – a community for small and midsized business leaders

I’ve just joined IBM’s InfoBOOM community. I hadn’t heard of InfoBOOM until last week when I was asked to join as one of their compensated experts.  I was intrigued by the offer and am happy they reached out to me.  While I am being compensated to write a few blog posts on InfoBOOM, I’m happy … Read more Join me on InfoBOOM – a community for small and midsized business leaders