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Under the Radar 2013 Showcasing Start-Ups Revolutionizing Big Data, Mobility and HR Departments

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19th April

I’ve been a big supporter of the Under the Radar series for years, and this year’s event will showcase 21 B2B-focused, growth-stage start-ups. These companies will present to VP and C-level executive judges from some of the world’s most recognizable brands.

Under the Radar will take place May 23rd, 8-5pm, at Mission Bay Conference Center, San Francisco.

Hear how big data analysis is becoming accessible to more companies with the help of Continuuity, which makes it fast and easy for any developer to build, deploy, scale, and manage big data applications—or how the hassle of managing analytics infrastructure is becoming easier to do with Keen IO, an analytics-backend-as-a-service that collects, analyzes, visualizes, and shares information.

If bring-your-own-device (BYOD) policies and enterprise mobility are of interest, learn how startups like Armor5, Appthority, MobileSpaces, and MobileSpan are developing next-generation tools that enable enterprises to embrace mobility without the risk of … Read More »


Passing Clouds

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2nd May

My past fews weeks have been consumed with weekly visits to the Bay Area to speak at SaaScon, moderate tracks at Under the Radar and co-host the AlwaysOn OnDemand conference, as well as numerous on-site client meetings. In between, I also had the privilege of presenting a kickoff keynote presentation at a VIP dinner for the State of the Cloud conference in Boston.

My hectic travel schedule has given me little time to comment on a variety of industry announcements which have occurred during this period. So, here’s my ‘lightening round’ assessment of some of the more significant events worth noting,

Cloud Conference Observations

SaaScon: When was the last time you heard CIOs talk about being heroes in their organizations? Well, the CIOs who spoke at SaaScon repeatedly described how the SaaS solutions which they’re implementing in their organizations are generating an overwhelmingly positive response from their end-users and corporate executives. … Read More »


Uncovering Interesting Companies at Under the Radar

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18th April

I’ve heard good things about the Under the Radar Conference for a couple of years, but haven’t been able to attend the event because of scheduling conflicts.

After serving as a corporate partner last year but still being unable to attend, I finally experienced my first Under the Radar conference yesterday not only as an attendee but as the moderator of two of the event’s afternoon sessions.

It was a terrific experience!

The Under the Radar conference showcased startups focused on or taking advantage of cloud computing solutions, in a series of tightly choreographed presentations and panel Q&A sessions akin to an American Idol talent show.

The conference founders and staff leverages their expansive rolodexes of relationships to pull together a wide range of entrepreneurs, CIOs, investors, business development professionals and folks like myself to serve as judges and moderators.

While some of the solutions presented … Read More »





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