Nicholas Carr

Nick Carr joined Red Hat in 2002 and is Marketing Director for the Red Hat Enterprise Linux family of products. Nick has extensive experience in operating system development and delivery, in both proprietary and open source environments. Prior to joining Red Hat, Nick worked at EMC, Compaq Computer Corp and Digital Equipment Corp.

The Next IT Revolution

Two years ago, my article "IT Doesnt Matter" appeared. Since then, Ive spoken to a lot of CIOs and IT professionals about my contention that IT has lost its...

When Does IT Matter?

Youre probably familiar with the S curve. Thats the famous line, in the shape of an elongated S, that plots the adoption of a valuable new technology. As the curve...

Latest Posts

How is Big Data Evolving?

In 2013, Judith Hurwitz and other market experts proclaimed the beginning of the Big Data Era. They perceived that “big data enables organizations to...

SAP’s Irfan Khan on ‘Analytics Everywhere’

I spoke with Irfan Khan, president, HANA Database & Analytics at SAP, about the value of an end-to-end technology platform that incorporates analytics throughout. Among...

Komprise Co-Founder Krishna Subramanian on Data Management-as-a-Service

I spoke with Krishna Subramanian, co-founder and president, Komprise, about using Data Management-as-a-Service to manage data in a multi-cloud environment. What are the big...

Why Apple’s Enterprise Efforts Always Fail

Apple is again making a run at the Enterprise, and Forrester has released a report indicating companies could save around $300 a year in...

Tableau’s Philip Cooper on Data Analytics ‘Available to All’

Philip Cooper, VP of Product, Tableau, discusses the trend toward making data analytics tools available to employees throughout the organization, not merely the C-suite.  Among...