Matt Villano

Hauling Talent By Truckload

When officials at Toyota Motor Corp.s San Francisco-based Motor Sales division opted to create an Office of the Web to handle e-business one and a half years ago, they...

Escaping a Data Sand Trap

Back in 1997, ordering golf course maintenance equipment from Cleveland-based Lesco Inc. was as difficult as trimming the courses themselves.When supplies ran low, customers—landscapers at more than 7,000 courses...

Keeping Lives In Harmony

Albert Fretz has been known to work 70-hour weeks to finish difficult projects. Fretzs bosses at Talk2 Technology Inc., a Salt Lake City-based telecommunications company, love and encourage such...

An E-Message in a Bottle

Its a chilly fall morning at the 34-year-old Robert Mondavi Vineyard, and in their offices high atop a warehouse filled with casks of wine, the duo that constitutes the...

Making Mainframe Time Machines

On a brisk and sunny day at Marist College, in Poughkeepsie, N.Y., the schools data processing facility overflows with life. An IBM S/390 mainframe computer, a new version of...

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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...