On May 9th, TIBCO announced its collaboration with Microsoft and Azure for the purposes of large-scale computer calculations, so I wanted to add some weight to this and share what we have learned.
In a recent post, Peter Reinhardt, CEO of Segment, explains how companies like Uber and other startups use APIs to get rid of organizational middlemen by directly linking providers of services (such as drivers for Uber) and their consumers (those looking for a ride). This provides, of course, a great… Read More →
By Michael O’Connell and Mark Palmer Microsoft’s purchase of Revolution Analytics created a storm of debate this week over the “right way” to embrace the R language for data science and analytics. Forbes, for example, declared the TIBCO approach of re-implementing the R engine for enterprise scalability plus the ability to… Read More →
If you work at a company that’s been in business for more than five minutes, odds are pretty good that you use Microsoft® Outlook. Like it or not, Outlook is still the workhorse of enterprise communication. And now there’s a way to make it part of your social strategy. Outlook… Read More →
If you have not been convinced of the hype that mobility is overtaking desktop computing, consider this. Sale of the iPhone alone has surpassed the revenue of Microsoft in its entirety. The software giant whose big earners are Windows and Office, who has dominated and still dominates the operating system market,… Read More →
The UK’s Register had an interesting white paper advertised as “University Hospitals Bristol gain real-time view of bed availability”. As healthcare is one of the next IT wastelands that could really benefit from event processing (think real-time medical monitoring, patient track and trace, specialist resource real-time optimization, etc), I was… Read More →
… with the announcements and discussions of Microsoft’s SQLServer-or-.NET-library-no-one -seems-quite-sure-yet stream processing tooling, and then IBM’s you-can’t-have-too-many-CEP-tools System S announcement. Looks like IBM has donated this software to some good causes as part of its beta program – good on IBM – although presumably future users will be expected to… Read More →