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Hu Yoshida
Click to view contentLast year around this same time, I posted a blog about the women of Hitachi Vantara, and featured four of the women that I worked with on a regular basis here in Santa Clara. This year, I thought I would like to introduce three other women who I have known and worked with internationally. While these three women represent different countries and… (Show more)
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Click to view contentAccording to the Harvard Business Review, "Cross-industry studies show that on average, less than half of an organization’s structured data is actively used in making decisions—and less than 1% of its unstructured data is analyzed or used at all. More than 70% of employees have access to data they should not, and 80% of analysts’ time is spent… (Show more)
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Hu Yoshida
Click to view contentIn 2050, the population of the world is expected to be 9 billion versus the 7 billion today. The challenge will be to feed 2 billion more people with less arable land, less water, and less farmers. One of the increasing demands will be for protein as people demand richer foods.   If you are over 50 years old, you may remember a satirical American… (Show more)
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Click to view contentLately I have been focused on the operational aspects of data, how to prepare data for business out comes and less about the infrastructure that supports that data. As in all things, there needs to be a balance, so I am reviewing some of the innovations that we have made in our infrastructure portfolio which contribute to operational excellence.… (Show more)
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Hu Yoshida
Click to view contentThe internet is normally accessed like a pyramid where a URL may be accessed by hundreds, thousand, even millions of users. Now, with the Internet of Things, we have a multitude of “things” sending millions of records to the Internet. In a sense the internet is being turned inside out with millions more data points being ingested than being served… (Show more)
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Click to view contentLast week I was in Istanbul to participate in the World Cities Congress Istanbul 2019, which was sponsored by the Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality. I participated in two panels. One on Smart 4 Technologies and another on Smart Energy. Istanbul is a municipality of over 15 million in a country of 80 million. Istanbul is a megacity, which is… (Show more)
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Click to view contentSHARE 2019 is next week from March 10 – 15 in Phoenix, Arizona and should be very interesting this year because of all the enhancements that have become available in the z14 mainframe since July of 2017. The Motley Fool Reported that IBM Is enjoying the strongest mainframe cycle in Years. They reported that strong sales of mainframe systems have… (Show more)
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Click to view contentTen years ago, in 2009, Cisco introduced the Unified Computing System (UCS), a data center server computer product line composed of computing hardware, virtualization support, switching fabric, storage, and management software. This was within a year of Oracle’s Database Machine, the first converged Infrastructure system with a single SKU which… (Show more)
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Click to view contentSurveys by Gartner,IDG, and Right scale in 2018 leave no doubt that cloud adoption is mainstream. Public cloud adoption led the way increasing to 92% in the Right Scale survey. The same survey showed that 81% having a multi-cloud strategy, leveraging almost 5 clouds on average. 51 percent have a Hybrid cloud strategy, combining public and private… (Show more)
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Click to view contentFrom our friends at Merriam-Webster, the definition for “continuous” is: adjective con·tin·u·ous | \kən-ˈtin-yü-əs\ Marked by uninterrupted extension in space, time, or sequence //The batteries provide enough power for up to five hours of continuous use.// synonyms: continual, uninterrupted, unbroken, constant, ceaseless, incessant, steady,… (Show more)
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