I'll be heading to Southeast Asia immediately following our upcoming
@CloudExpo @ThingsExpo in Santa Clara. I'll rekindle some previous business
relationships I had when I lived in the region in 2009-2012. I'll also
investigate new ways to bring the messages of socio-economic growth through
Cloud Computing, Big Data/Analytics, and the Internet of Things.
Our team focus for the next two months is on producing the best event ever in
Santa Clara. We're well on the way. (It's easy to keep up with the latest
From Talk to Action
But as I read about a job opening with ASEAN (the Association of Southeast
Asion Nations), a job for which I'm spectacularly unqualified in many
respects, I'm reminded of the uniqueness of this region and its potential.
ASEAN has been criticized in the past as merely a "talk shop," a place in
which many government functionaries huff... (more)
First 100 Attendees at @ThingsExpo Silicon Valley "Breakout Session & BoF"
Will Receive a Prototype (November 4-6, Santa Clara Convention Center,
The Physical Web is an open web project within the Chrome team at Google.
Scott Jenson (pictured below) leads a team that is working to leverage the
scalability and openness of the web to talk to smart devices.
Scott will report on the state of this research in a sessioin and BOF called
"The Physical Web" on November 4 at Internet of @ThingsExpo at the Santa
Clara Convention Center in Silicon Valley.
"The physical Web uses... (more)
@ThingsExpo billboard is viewed by more than 1.3 million motorists per week
on Highway 101, in the heart of Silicon Valley.
Internet of @ThingsExpo Silicon Valley announced today its first 20 all-star
speakers and sessions for its upcoming event, which will take place November
4-6, 2014, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Silicon Valley.
@ThingsExpo, the first and largest IoT event in the world, debuted at the
Javits Center in New York City in June with over 7,200 delegates attending
The First 20 will present a diverse array of IoT-focused sessions,
Qubell CTO: "IT Should Be Fluid, Service-Oriented, JIT"
Qubell is staking out its territory in DevOps, with a collection of
components, connectors and starter kits that are "self-deployable composite
applications and blueprints that showcase a complete technical solution to a
common business problem," in the words of the company.
Starter kits include the Java Pet Clinic, a sample Spring application; the
Oracle ATG Sandbox, described as the fastest way to develop ATG/Endeca
applications; Behavioral Analytics, a Hadoop-based ecommerce recommendation
engine; and Broadleaf eCommerce,... (more)
Eucalyptus CEO Marten Mickos (pictured below) continues to be a profound
analyst as well as industry executive, especially when he talks about beer
and cloud computing. He'll be speaking at the upcoming @CloudExpo in November
in Santa Clara.
We asked him a few questions about the state of cloud computing today, and
here's what he had to say:
Cloud Computing Journal: You've said public and private cloud are "two
dimensions of the same world." Are you in essence saying "all the world's a
Story: Marten Mickos Joins Cloud Expo Silicon Valley Faculty
CEO Marten Mickos takin... (more)