Larry Barrett

Senior Writerlarry_barrett@ziffdavisenterprise.comLarry, of San Carlos, Calif., was a senior writer and editor at CNet, writing analysis, breaking news and opinion stories. He was technology reporter at the San Jose Business Journal from 1996-1997. He graduated with a B.A. from San Jose State University where he was also executive editor of the daily student newspaper.

Top 10 E-Commerce Developments

A panel of industry and policy experts polled by the Software & Information Industry Association came to the same conclusion as the online masses: Google is the most significant...

IT Security Specialists See Salaries Rise in First Half

Demand for highly trained and certified IT security professionals is forcing CIOs and IT managers to shell out higher salaries, and to adjust their budgets to meet the increased...

San Jose Sharks: On Thick Ice

Joe Will and other San Jose Sharks executives finally have something to smile about this spring. Their National Hockey League team is back in the playoffs—and with a lighter...

A Guide to Dealing with Vexed Vendors

Computer Associates ousted its chairman and chief executive over accounting concerns. Ditto for Nortel Networks, which booted its CEO and chief financial officer. What will you do if your...

NORA and ANNA

Non-obvious relationship awareness (NORA) software probes databases in any language, searching for obscure matches between relevant information. Anonymized data (ANNA) software uses the same technology to investigate data that...

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Uniphore buys Red Box to Extend Its Conversational AI Platform

This week, Uniphore, a startup backed by former executive chairman and CEO of Cisco John Chambers, announced it has acquired U.K.-based voice, screen, and...

DataRobot CTO Michael Schmidt on Democratizing AI

I spoke with Michael Schmidt, CTO of DataRobot, about new developments that are supporting greater success for AI in the enterprise. Among the topics we...

SAS’s Katy Salamati on Data and Intelligent Decisioning

I spoke with Katy Salamati, Sr. Manager, Advanced Analytics Lifecycle at SAS, about how intelligent decisioning uses data to create competitive advantage. Among the topics...

Arista CI Pipeline Modernizes Network Operations

Cloud computing has impacted almost every part of the IT stack. Applications are built with composability in mind, compute has been disaggregated to improve...

Cloud and AI Combined: Revolutionizing Tech

Cloud computing and artificial intelligence are both enjoying torrid growth curves, but it’s their combined relationship that is most driving digital transformation. AI, as the...