A database company made it big this earlier week. Although financial details weren’t disclosed, IBM announced yesterday that it had acquired Exeros, which should represent about as good an end for the privately held business as its owners could have hoped to see.
Put away your (figurative) plague, chain mail, and accusations of witchcraft. It’s time for pretty music, sketches of flying machines, and blossoming cities. Or to speak more plainly: the database industry is supposed to be undergoing a renaissance.
I have written about QuickBase’s moves in the enterprise 2.0 space on this blog before (see – Changing Organization Behavior at XM Radio through Enterprise 2.0). QuickBase is an Enterprise 2.0 shareable database that lets you select ready-made online workgroup applications or templates designed to solve common business problems, customize […]
I got a second chance to chat with the folks at Truviso recently. Truviso was founded after a Professor and his PhD student, at Berkeley went back to the fundamentals of data management and predicated that in a world of highly interconnected objects it would be necessary to eliminate the […]
Seven well-known technology companies have announced they are working together to create a white spaces database to manage the use of the vacant television broadband spectrum, commonly referred to as TV white spaces.
The goal is to successfully expand, correct, and migrate the current data from one automated system which currently supports the Customer program to the new New System system.
The Really Big Topics at X ChangeI’ve been doing a series of posts on thoughts from X Change Huddles and I started with two on behavioral integration of survey data – which was the very first Huddle I took part in. But this was by no means the hot topic […]