John Parkinson

Business Intelligence: What Are You Thinking?

Most of the businesspeople I know use Google Trends—an online tool that allows ordinary people to compare the frequency of Google search terms— to check out how an idea...

Four Reasons Why VOIP Is a Good Call

A strange thing has been happening to business telephony over the past decade: All the people you need or want to speak to have turned into voice mail. Sometimes when...

Mobilize Me!

I got my first cell phone back in 1989—it was a Motorola "brick" that cost more than $1,000—and Ive probably used a couple of dozen different models since. My...

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Better Proactive Security Strategies that Cost Less

On a typical Wednesday morning, a cloud security engineer enters the office at about 8:00 AM and spends the next two hours culling through...

Cisco Meraki Enables Scalable Hybrid Work

Hybrid work has been the single most important topic in my discussions with C-level executives at a company of all sizes. This isn’t just...

ThoughtSpot’s Ajeet Singh: “The Data Analytics Dashboard is Dead”

I spoke with Ajeet Singh, Co-founder and Executive Chairman, ThoughtSpot, about the search technology that’s central to ThoughtSpot’s data analytics platform, which he claims...

AWS’s Bratin Saha on How SageMaker is Advancing Machine Learning

I spoke with Bratin Saha, VP and General Manager, Machine Learning Services, AWS, about how the cloud has enabled machine learning, and SageMaker’s ability...

How Database Virtualization Helps Migrate a Data Warehouse to the Cloud

Database migrations are some of the most dreaded initiatives in IT. Bring up the subject of migrations with any IT executive and one gets...