I spoke with the founders of EvoSure, competitors in the SXSW Accelerator, about their solution for connecting commercial insurance providers and those searching for the right underwriter. Just one more startup example of how cloud, mobile, and analytics are a three-legged stool on which new ideas are climbing above the competition.

I chatted with Andy Fletcher of LocalPlantSource.com on Day one at South by Southwest Interactive. They were one of ten great Austin startups highlighted at Capital Factory Demo Day. We spoke about the supply chain resource LocalPlantSource offers growers and users in the landscaping industry. PS – I’m going as mobile as possible at SXSWi […]

I snapped a photo of this chart during one general session at the IBM Pulse 2013 conference. The stats, from the testimony of companies seeking to adopt these technologies and strategies, are revealing as to the state of smarter computing adoption. Clearly there is a lot of need, and opportunity to help them with adoption. […]

I joined Todd Watson at the Pulse Social Cafe Livestream stage for final thoughts and reflections on IBM Pulse 2013. We touched on keynote highlights from IBM’s Robert LeBlanc, Scott Hebner, Deepak Advani, a dynamic IBM customer panel, and a second panel featuring four IBM CTOs. The Mobile Enterprise, Cloud Computing, Security Intelligence, and Smarter […]

The IBM Pulse conference top themes this year were Cloud Computing, Smarter Physical Infrastructures, the Mobile Enterprise, and Security Intelligence. Here’s a 90-second sampling of comments from the conference attendees on their cloud computing needs, plans, and perspective. Find out more about IBM cloud computing strategy and offerings and watch the entire Cloud and IT Optimization […]