Big Data’s Top 15

Posted on December 5, 2013. Filed under: Big Data, IT networking, Technology | Tags: |

cloud computingIn August 2013, Network World published a list of the 15 most powerful big data companies. We have summarized the list here with the amount of big data revenue (as of 2012) listed in parentheses.

1. IBM ($1.3B)

2. HP ($664M)

3. Teradata ($435M)

4. Oracle ($415M)

5. SAP ($368M)

6. EMC ($336M)

7. Amazon (revenue not provided)

8. Microsoft ($196M)

9. Google ($36M)

10. VMware ($32M)

11. Cloudera (revenue not provided)

12. Hortonworks (revenue not provided)

13. Splunk ($186M)

14. 10Gen ($36M)

15. MapR ($23M)

Tell Us What You Think

The top 10 might not be that surprising, but did you guess the other 5? Feel free to share with us any other organizations you think warrant mentioning. We were surprised that NetFlix and Adobe were left off.

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Executive Job Search TweetChat

Posted on September 9, 2013. Filed under: Career Management, CIO, Interviews, Job Search Tips, Recruiting, Resumes, Technology | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

toon890The Executive Job Search can be a challenge. Where does one even begin in today’s tough market?

Well, I will be serving as an Expert Panelist for a twitter chat on just this topic hosted by Executive Career Search leader BlueSteps. The chat will take place on Tuesday September 17th at 12:30pm Eastern. Simply sign in to Twitter or TweetChat and use the hashtag #ExecCareer to make comments and follow the discussion.

You can review the details and panelist information on the BlueSteps Blog. We hope to “see” you there!

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IT Job Market: Into the Cloud We Go!

Posted on February 28, 2013. Filed under: CIO, Interviews, Recruiting, Resumes, Technology | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

toon451Our Tech Career Forum panel discussed the topic of cloud computing and how it is impacting and will impact the IT job market. We held a twitter chat on Wed 2/27 at 3pm ET (#TCFchat). By the way, love the comic here showing Moses as an early adopter of cloud technology =)

Our discussion highlighted the explosive growth predicted in the cloud computing space. We talked about the expected growth of certain types of roles in cloud administration, security, enterprise architecture, etc. We also opined on the cloud-related certification programs that are currently available.

Check out the Storify recap or go to the Tech Career Forum LinkedIn  Group Page to leave a discussion comment. Of course, you’re welcome to comment right here as well.

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