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Modern Data Center: The MOOC

Jeremy Burton

Jeremy Burton

Chief Marketing Officer, Dell
Jeremy Burton is the Chief Marketing Officer of Dell, directly responsible for the global marketing structure, strategy, and all aspects of Dell’s enterprise marketing efforts including brand, communications, digital and field & channel marketing. In addition to his marketing responsibilities, Burton leads Corporate Development where is responsible for M&A and venture capital investment activity. He is based at Dell’s offices in Santa Clara, California.

MOOC picIf you’ve read my tech predictions the last couple of years, you might know my thoughts on professional lectures. If not, let me summarize: professional lectures as a form of learning? On the way out. MOOCs? On the way in. (more…)

Farsighted or Foolhardy? A Look Back at My 2015 Predictions

Jeremy Burton

Jeremy Burton

Chief Marketing Officer, Dell
Jeremy Burton is the Chief Marketing Officer of Dell, directly responsible for the global marketing structure, strategy, and all aspects of Dell’s enterprise marketing efforts including brand, communications, digital and field & channel marketing. In addition to his marketing responsibilities, Burton leads Corporate Development where is responsible for M&A and venture capital investment activity. He is based at Dell’s offices in Santa Clara, California.

Prediction season is nearly upon us. It’s that time of year where companies start looking ahead and reflecting on lessons of the past. Let’s start by looking back at my 2015 predictions.

Where did wearables fall in 2015 predictions?Wearable-Schmearable

Wearables continued to generate a lot of hype, but in my view, there’s still a long way to go before they have a meaningful impact on anybody’s life – including my own.

While it turns out the Apple Watch was the must-have tech gadget for Apple fanatics, it “is still probably not for you,” as the New York Times puts it. Why?  Well, I’ve come to discover that the killer app for the Apple Watch is in fact… the clock!   I use my Apple Watch when I’m coaching the kids’ soccer to figure out when time is up… but that’s about it.   And the downside?  Now when a call comes in, my MacBook, iPad, iPhone… and now my watch all light up with that familiar samba tune. (more…)

Where Are the Big Data Experts?

Alok Shrivastava

Alok Shrivastava

Senior Director, Education Services at EMC
Alok is the Senior Director of EMC Education Services, where he architects EMC education initiatives, including the industry-leading EMC Proven Professional program, EMC’s Academic Alliance, and “Information Storage and Management” one of the leading textbooks on storage technologies. He provides vision and leadership to a team of highly talented experts that develops world-class technical education on cloud, big data, and storage technologies. Previously, he built and led a highly successful team of EMC presales engineers in Asia Pacific/Japan and also served as a Systems Manager, Storage Manager, and a backup/restore/disaster recovery consultant working with some of the world’s largest data centers and IT installations. He holds dual Masters degrees from the Indian Institute of Technology and the University of Sagar.
Alok Shrivastava
Alok Shrivastava

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Big data analytics enable the most important business asset: information. Every business regardless of industry must plan to create a big data analytics function. It takes data-based decision making to a whole new level, helping drive efficiency, quality, and growth. Technology, platforms, and tools are evolving very rapidly, revealing a bigger issue: finding expertise and talent. (more…)

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