Category Archives: Information Business

Mary Meeker’s Annual Survey of IT Trends

Mary Meeker, partner at the venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, delivered her annual survey of information technology trends at the AllThingsD D11 conference today. Her summary: “The latest edition of the annual Internet Trends report finds continued … Continue reading

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The Big Data Meme: 5 Scenarios for IT

In today’s New York Times, Steve Lohr surveys the rise of big data as a term and as a marketing tool, from “the confines of technology” to the mainstream. “The Big Data story is the making of a meme,” says … Continue reading

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Big Data Redraws the IT Landscape

What if current buyers of enterprise IT became the most important IT suppliers? Consider this scenario: By the end of this decade, a number of established and emerging enterprises will become big data-driven entities, expanding beyond their narrowly defined “industries” … Continue reading

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Google Plus Zagat Equal Google Channels

If content is king, content brands are emperors. Zagat is the inventor of content crowdsourcing (in 1979!) and the emperor of crowdsourced (and edited!) local reviews. For Google, this is yet another step in expanding its content ownership and the … Continue reading

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Google Plus Plus Plus

Google’s acquisition of Motorola Mobility will be a milestone in the ongoing re-shaping of the information business. As I blogged before, the big data wave and cloud computing are tearing down business and data walls, creating a new landscape, the  … Continue reading

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The 7 Cs of the Cloud: A Big Data Taxonomy

What’s the new landscape of the information business as Cloud Computing and the Big Data Wave usher in the Age of Big Cloud Data (ABCD)?

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