Transformation: EMC World 2012

Looking out from the main stage at EMC World last week, into a live audience of 10,500 faces, and standing in front of a 400 ft long screen behind me, I couldn’t help thinking how big EMC’s annual customer conference has grown since its inception. We held the … READ MORE

Joe Tucci June 11th, 2012

How Valuable is Facebook Data?

Facebook goes IPO this Friday. This milestone event has me thinking. With 900 million active users generating terabytes of data each day, how valuable is Facebook data? I do believe Facebook advertisers and application developer gain real value from Facebook data to in order to grow and stay … READ MORE

Mona Patel May 17th, 2012

There’s No Place Like Home

The data scientist community finally has a home. The Second Annual Data Science Summit takes place on May 23, creating the ultimate nesting ground for this small population of artful data enthusiasts.  Similar to last year’s First Annual Data Science Summit, the goal this year is to nurture … READ MORE

Mona Patel May 10th, 2012

How Modeling Can Save the Planet…

I got your attention, right? Actually, it’s ‘weather’ modeling that can save the planet. 3TIER is driving growth of clean energy projects by using terabytes of weather and climate data to build highly accurate predictive models to forecast renewable energy production. How is this possible? Watch the video. … READ MORE

Mona Patel May 8th, 2012

The Big Data Effect

Last month, EMC Greenplum hosted an event at the Churchill Club in Silicon Valley to address some key questions surrounding the big data debate. The panel of passionate, distinguished practitioners included Keith Collins, Gil Elbaz, Ping Li, Anand Rajaraman and myself. Michael Chui of the McKinsey Global Institute did … READ MORE

Luke Lonergan January 10th, 2012
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