Concurrency Matters: A Q&A with Spencer Kimball of Cockroach Labs

The database market has experienced a remarkable level of innovation over the past few decades. In a recent interview for the Early Adopter Research podcast, Dan Woods spoke with Spencer Kimball, co-founder and CEO of Cockroach Labs, about the history of the modern database market. The conversation covered the beginnings of databases, how they’ve evolved, […]

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The History of Databases: A Podcast with Spencer Kimball of Cockroach Labs

In this edition of the Early Adopter Podcast, Dan Woods speaks with Spencer Kimball of Cockroach Labs about the history of the modern database market. The conversation covered the beginnings of databases, how they’ve evolved, and where they are right now. Kimball offered an interesting explanation of the history and development of SQL databases and other […]

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Saving Money with IT Analytics: A Q & A with Dresner Advisory

Productized analytics have been a focus of Early Adopter Research since it was launched. In a recent conversation for the Early Adopter Podcast, Dan Woods spoke with Howard Dresner and Chris von Simpson from Dresner Advisory Services. They recently completed a report about IT analytics and their discussion covered that report. Dresner’s research sheds light […]

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What Differentiates HCL: A Q&A with HCL’s Darren Oberst

Recently, on the Early Adopter Research Podcast, Dan Woods spoke with Darren Oberst, Corporate VP and head of Products and Platforms at HCL, a global systems integrator. HCL is pursuing a strategy called Mode 3 that is taking the old model of global SIs and adding new elements related to both owning and developing products […]

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A New Mode of IP: A Podcast with HCL’s Darren Oberst

In this edition of the Early Adopter Research podcast, Dan Woods speaks with HCL’s Darren Oberst about HCL’s unique way of approaching IP partnerships and technology company acquisitions. HCL is pursuing a strategy called Mode 3 that is taking the old model of global SIs and adding new elements related to both owning and developing […]

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How To Succeed with Digital Transformation: A Q&A with PwC’s Tom Puthiyamadam

In a recent edition of the Early Adopter Research Podcast, Dan Woods spoke with Tom Puthiyamadam from PwC’s Digital Practice about the importance of building enterprise platforms for digital transformation. Puthiyamadam leads this work for PwC. Their conversation covered many of the examples of PwC clients that have built various digital platforms using enterprise products […]

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Assessing Digital Transformation: A Podcast with PwC’s Tom Puthiyamadam

In this episode of the Early Adopter Research Podcast, Dan Woods speaks with PwC’s Tom Puthiyamadam about digital transformation. PwC has recently completed a Digital IQ Survey that shows how companies from across a variety of industries are succeeding and failing in their attempts with digital transformation. Their conversation covers the following: 1:15 – The […]

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Why Data Supply Chains Matter: A Q&A with TreeHive’s Donald Farmer

The data supply chain has been a central focus of Early Adopter Research and Dan Woods. Recently, Woods had the chance to speak with TreeHive Strategy’s Donald Farmer for the Early Adopter Podcast. Woods and Farmer have worked together in a variety of capacities in the past, but their discussion for the podcast focused on […]

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Data Is Dominant: Early Adopter Podcast with TreeHive’s Donald Farmer

In this edition of the Early Adopter Research Podcast, Dan Woods speaks with Donald Farmer of TreeHive. The conversation focuses on how important data and analytics have become to the enterprise today. They discuss data supply chains and the productization of AI and data analytics, as well as the following topics: 2:45 – Farmer’s theory […]

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