IT has disrupted many industries and job functions and will continue to do so at a faster pace in today’s hyper-connected world. Even marketers are not spared. In their book Storyscaping: Stop Creating Ads, Start Creating Worlds, Gaston Legorburu and Darren McColl share that storytelling, or story-based differentiation, is no … READ MORE
As everyone who works in IT knows, we are living in arguably one of the most fascinating and exciting times since the industry was created many decades ago. The tectonic shifts in technologies, markets, and consumption models are radically reshaping the IT landscape. It’s providing folks in IT with new … READ MORE
For many organizations, information infrastructure has become a leading corporate concern because of the expense of managing the legacy environment, poor responsiveness to business needs, and the potential for significant risk of data loss. Other than that, they’re happy. What happens when business teams don’t get their needs met? They … READ MORE
India, Egypt, Malaysia, Vietnam, South Africa, Algeria — We call them emerging economies and rapid growth markets and we get excited at their projected GDP growth rates. EMC, like most, dream of growing revenues there at a steep curve. However, when I look at the systemic problems that these economies … READ MORE
The explosion of unstructured data from mobile sensors, social networking, video surveillance and the like has created a need for talent in the organization that specializes in data analysis unlike ever before. This new breed of Data Scientist is an integral player in the new world of Big Data, as … READ MORE
Last month, Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick, and leaders from leading technology firms, venture capital and research universities announced joint efforts to position the state as a hub for job creation in Data Science. It is a bet worth making.
It is time for immigration reform that will keep more top technical talent in the United States. Today, American colleges and universities are educating foreign nationals who come here to earn advanced degrees in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM fields). We educate them, and then U.S. immigration regulations force … READ MORE