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Displaying articles for: December 2013

Analytics for Human Information: Optimize Information Categorization with HP IDOL

Conceptual search has the amazing ability of providing insight into information that may not, at face value, seem to hold anything special. People often talk about how with conceptual search you can discover things in your data that you didn’t even know to look for in the first place. It’s an exciting, game-changing prospect, no doubt, but for now I want to talk about the less sexy, but eq...



Information Governance: The Shortcomings of eDiscovery without Archiving

All too often, when organizations become involved in eDiscovery, their sole focus tends to be on dealing with the current situation, and little thought is given to how to better prepare in advance for future eDiscovery matters.  This is certainly understandable since the legal and financial consequences of the current legal issue can be significant, but it is short sighted and can lead to significantly more costs in the future.  Eventually, many forward-looking organizations arrive at the same conclusion: that proactively consolid...


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Information Governance: Pivot Point #3 - My-Place vs. In-Place Management

In Pivot Points One and Two I discussed the “how” and the “when” of contemporary Enterprise Content Management (ECM). In this last installment of these three pivot points I will wrap up this discussion with the “where” of information governance.  I recommend that yo...


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Information Governance: Make Database Archiving your Primary 2014 Resolution

Have you made your 2014 Information Governance resolutions yet? It has been suggested to set realistic goals but begin with a focus on one primary area to ensure success with your resolutions. Database archiving is a logical place to start as it is a response to a problem that many enterprises are experiencing. Databases are constantly be...


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Information Governance: Build Your IT Strategy like FC Barcelona

Last week, HP held its semi-annual customer event (HP Discover) in Barcelona.  More than 10,000 people attended, and key HP executives like Meg Whitman, George Kadifa of HP Software, and Robert Youngjohns of HP Autonomy each provided examples of how HP is transfor...



Welcoming Facebook to the growing family of HP Vertica customers!

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This week at HP Discover Barcelona, we were thrilled to welcome one of our newest Vertica customers – Tim Campos, CIO of Facebook, during George Kadifa’s keynote.


Facebook selected the HP Vertica Analytics Platform as one component of its big data infrastructure.  Vertica’s value to Facebook can be found in its ability to provide business insights with incredible speed and flexibility. 

Data Protection: HP Discover 2013 takes over Barcelona

Tuesday, December 10th marks the start of HP Discover 2013 in Barcelona, Spain.  It seems like just yesterday, that many of us were walking the same streets for VMWorld EMEA. As it is, the event is set to kick off in just 1 day an...


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Information Governance: Bringing Information Governance to HP Discover Barcelona 2013

There’s no question that 2013 has been a year of rebirth for Information Governance (InfoGov). During the past few months alone, we’ve seen the number of inquiries from prospects and volume of analyst coverage on this issue increase significantly.  In that time, HP also has taken a leadership positi...


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Analytics for Human Information: The New Top Ten Myths of Big Data - Myth #7

The vast majority of discussion regarding the value of Big Data seems to be customer-centric.  That is, the focus of the analytics, and the resulting business value, seems to be upon customers; almost myopically so. 

This isn’t too surprising for a variety of reasons.  First, there is a strong connection between customer behavior and comp...

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Analytics for Human Information: Keyview Android

You may remember from my last blog entry that I wanted to use this space to tell you more about the outcomes of the hack-a-thons we’ve been running. To recap, we are running some hack-a-thons around our core HP IDOL product, and the focus is creating data-driven applications. One day durat...



Data Protection: How Reliable is Your Cloud Data Protection Provider? – Part 2

stephenablogpost.pngIn part 1 of this blog post , I talked about some important statistics you may want to know when evaluating a cloud data protection provider. I finally got around to publishing part 2 (my sincere apologies for the delay), and below I cover Security and Availa...



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  • With over 15 years’ experience in product marketing and sales with enterprise software companies, Becky brings considerable expertise to HP’s Information Archiving product marketing team. In her role, she is responsible for cultivating go-to-market strategy, messaging, and content. Becky enjoys working with clients, partners, and prospects to gain a better understanding of the information archiving needs, priorities, and issues affecting enterprises
  • Beth Demirjian leads HP Autonomy's digital strategy including search, social, mobile and email and has 15 years experience in enterprise software. She resides in San Diego, CA.
  • Chris Surdak is a Subject Matter Expert on Information Governance, analytics and eDiscovery for HP Autonomy. He has over 20 years of consulting and technology experience, and holds a Juris Doctor from Taft University, an MS from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, a CISSP Master's Certificate from Villanova and a BS in Mechanical Engineering from Penn State. Chris is author of the Big Data strategy book, "Data Crush," which was recently nominated as International Book of the Year for 2014, by GetAbstract. Chris is also contributing editor and columnist for European Business Review magazine.
  • Claire Dominy is a Digital Marketing Manager at HP Autonomy and is currently based in Houston, TX.
  • David Brown is a Product Marketing Manager at HP Autonomy, where he leads product marketing for several of HP’s Information Governance solutions.
  • David Humphrey, CTO of Video Surveillance for HP Autonomy oversees operations for Video, pioneering intelligent video-analytic technologies for international installations. Mr Humphrey has over twenty years experience in advanced video-analytics, with seventeeen years on security applications, as a leading provider of security and surveillance solutions to defense agencies, governments and major corporations around the globe.
  • Dominic Brown is VP of Information Governance HP Big Data. At HP, Mr. Brown employs his 15 years of legal and IT experience, along with HP Big Data’s unique technology, to help organizations address challenges with eDiscovery, compliance, and records management.
  • Fernando Lucini has been with Autonomy since 2000 and serves as Chief Technology Officer. As Chief Technology Officer, based at Autonomy’s headquarters in Cambridge, UK, Mr Lucini is responsible for defining the overall technology vision and strategy for HP Autonomy including the long term product roadmap and evangelising to customers and to the rest of HP, overseeing and sponsoring some of the world’s largest and most complex information systems across a range of industries.
  • Gagan Bhatia serves as WW product marketing manager for Enterprise Data Protection software within HP Autonomy business unit. He has over 15 years of experience in developing and marketing enterprise software including archiving, data protection, and information management solutions. He is based in San Francisco Bay Area.
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  • Jeff Veis is Vice President of Solution Marketing for HP Autonomy responsible globally for product, partner and field marketing initiatives. Jeff has been in the enterprise software industry for more than 20 years and has experience in marketing, strategy, sales, and partnerships. During his time at HP Autonomy, Jeff has founded the Liberty Alliance Project, a first-in-class standards organization with a global membership that provides a holistic approach to identity.
  • Joe Garber is Vice President of Information Governance at HP Autonomy. In this role, he leads product messaging and go-to-market efforts for the organization’s eDiscovery, information archiving, and ECM market offerings. Garber has more than 10 years of experience in information governance and eDiscovery.
  • Joe has over 13 years of experience in technology marketing and is currently focused on the analytics solution portfolio. Prior to this role, he was responsible for product marketing of the enterprise application data management solution.
  • Delivering subject matter expertise in the area of financial services compliance and product marketing for HP’s eDiscovery and Supervision/Surveillance products. John has been a legal and compliance professional in the financial services industry for over 12 years. Prior to joining HP Autonomy, John was a compliance officer, auditor, and consultant for major banks, broker-dealers, investment banks, hedge funds, and asset management firms.
  • Luis Romero is a Senior Product Marketing Manager at HP Autonomy, where he leads product marketing for HP’s Information Archiving solutions. Luis has over 12 years of experience in enterprise software and information archiving.
  • For years I've been doing video and music production back and forth between Boston MA and New Orleans LA. Starting in 2010, I've began working with Vertica (now HP Vertica) in the marketing team, doing customer testimonials, product release videos, and website management. I'm fascinated by Big Data and the amazing things my badass team at HP Vertica has done and continues to do in the industry every day.
  • Michelle is the Global Product Marketing Manager for HP Records Manager and HP ControlPoint within the Information Governance portfolio. Responsible for solution messaging, positioning and GTM strategy, Michelle works closely with the product, sales, marketing and channel organisations within HP to develop these. Michelle has 13+ years experience in the Information Management space having worked closely with customers, industry and business partners over this time.
  • Po Hong, PhD, is a senior solutions architect in HP Big Data Platform Corporate Presales specializing in HP Vertica performance tuning and workload management.
  • Randy manages worldwide public relations, analyst relations, social media, and employee communications for HP Autonomy.
  • Responsible for Cloud Server Data Protection products, including LiveVault and Data Protector. Based in Boston, MA. Twitter: @sraldous
  • Stephen Spellicy is known as a virtualization and data protection subject matter expert with 17+ years of experience in the technology industry. As the Director of Product Management for Data Protection within HP Software's Division, he manages a portfolio of software products that over 60k customers leverage worldwide. His expertise within the backup/recovery, storage, virtualization, and cloud technology areas have also gained him recognition with HP internally and externally, with many contributed articles published technology focused magazines & periodicals.
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