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How and Where Will You Work in the Future?

…med the way employees work. By empowering employees with suitable spaces and technology they have brought about big changes. Bruce quoted Darwin’s famous statement on survival (being the most adaptable to change) and described Vodafone’s Better Ways of Working initiative that has transformed Vodafone into a market leader today. Inspirational stuff. I also listened to Cisco’s Marianne Calder talking about how we have transitioned from workin…

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OpenStack Podcast #27: Monty Taylor

…#8217;s this piece of software that people may or may not have heard of called MySQL. It’s an open source database package that some people use. It’s got a few prominent users out there. Google, Facebook, Twitter. Yeah, pretty much anybody who’s anybody that does anything in the Internet is a MySQL user. We kind of dominate the world. Anyway, I work for MySQL in … back in the day. When we got bought by SUN Microsystems, wh…

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Is Big Data the Eyeballs of the Dot-Com Era?

…eyeball prophecy to be fulfilled. I can’t help wondering if the exuberance, and some might say blind faith, in big Data is similar to some of the fallacies of the Dot-Com era? Much of the Big Data mantra is all about creating and collecting as much data as possible because it has to be valuable. The more of it you have, the more value you can create. Don’t get me wrong. There is huge business and social value to be derived from Big Data. There a…

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Gartner’s Latest Point of View on BI, Analytics and Big Data

…nity to: Stay abreast of the latest trends through the lenses of the Gartner analysts who cover BI, analytics, data management and integration, and big data. Evaluate how Cisco’s Data and Connected Analytics Portfolio addresses market needs today and how we need to evolve our portfolio to meet tomorrow’s requirements. Catch up with many friends including Gartner analysts, industry peers and most importantly, our customers. Let me share my takea…

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4+1 Practices for Effective Lifelong IT Learning (Part 1)

…routing and switching, does a relative newbie dive deep into route/switch? Move on to learn voice? Or security? Data Center? Or for emerging technologies like SDN, should we learn SDN as defined by the Open Networking Foundation, or ACI, or both? Should we build programming skills to become network programmers, or programming for network automation, or stick with traditional config/verify/troubleshooting skills? So we can talk to coworkers and di…

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