The New World of Cybersecurity: A Podcast with Zscaler’s Stan Lowe

At this year’s RSA Conference, Early Adopter Research’s Dan Woods conducted a podcast with Stan Lowe from Zscaler. Lowe is the Global CISO for Zscaler and their conversation covered three big questions about cybersecurity in 2019. Topics covered in the podcast include: * 3:15 – Is “zero trust” cybersecurity a reality? * 9:00 – Can […]

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Where Digital Transformation Fits In: A Q&A with First Round’s Howard Morgan

Recently, Early Adopter Research’s (EAR) Dan Woods had the chance to sit down and have a conversation for the EAR Podcast with Howard Morgan of First Round Capital about digital transformation. Their conversation covered the history of digital transformation and how it fits into the larger story of technological change in general. This is an […]

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Understanding the Roots of Digital Transformation: A Podcast with First Round’s Howard Morgan

In this latest edition of the Early Adopter Podcast, Dan Woods speaks with First Round’s Howard Morgan about how digital transformation fits into the larger history of technological change. The conversation covers the following: * 3:00 – The nebulous definition of digital transformation * 10:00 – Business process engineering * 13:30 – Six Sigma * […]

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The Power of Spreadsheets: A Q&A with Sigma Computing’s Rob Woollen

In a recent episode of the Early Adopter Research (EAR) Podcast, EAR’s Dan Woods spoke with Rob Woollen, the CEO and cofounder of Sigma Computing, about designing enterprise platforms. Sigma Computing’s products can be a component inside an enterprise platform, as the company was created to bring the spreadsheet paradigm to the world of business […]

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Early Adopter Research Podcast: Sigma Computing’s Rob Woollen on Spreadsheets for All

In this edition of the Early Adopter Research Podcast, Early Adopter’s Dan Woods speaks with Rob Woollen, CEO of Sigma Computing. Sigma Computing’s products can be a component inside an enterprise platform, as the company was created to bring the spreadsheet paradigm to the world of business intelligence and data analytics. This is an idea […]

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AI, Integration, Data, and Transparency: RSA’s Rohit Ghai Answers Crucial Cybersecurity Questions

This is the second in a series of pieces that address crucial questions in cybersecurity that I spoke to with industry leaders during the RSA 2018 Conference and updated with new ideas in the run-up to RSA 2019 in San Francisco. These questions built on my previous work, in which I’ve written about the need […]

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Zscaler’s Jay Chaudhry On What Matters Most In Cybersecurity Today

At the RSA 2018 Conference, I had the chance to discuss the current landscape of cybersecurity technology with a wide range of industry leaders, CEOs, and thinkers. I’ve written extensively over the past few years about the need for companies to adopt a portfolio approach to their cybersecurity needs modeled on financial investments, so that […]

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Understanding Platform Governance: A Q&A with ESSEC Business School’s Thomas Kude and Thomas Huber

The Early Adopter Research Podcast covers a wide array of topics from cybersecurity to big data governance. In a recent episode, Early Adopter’s Dan Woods focused on designing enterprise platforms with two professors from the ESSEC Business School, Thomas Huber and Thomas Kude. The conversation focused on the way that platform governance can influence and […]

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What Matters in Platform Governance? A Podcast with ESSEC Business School’s Thomas Kude and Thomas Huber

In this edition of the Early Adopter Research Podcast, Dan Woods speaks with two ESSEC Business School professors, Thomas Kude and Thomas Huber, about platform governance. The conversation focused on the way that platform governance can influence and inform the design of product based platforms. Huber is an associate professor of information systems at ESSEC […]

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Field Report: How To Survive An Oracle Audit

Palisade’s Insight Into How To Survive An Oracle Audit At this point, Oracle’s reputation precedes it when it comes to aggressive auditing of its customers. As I’ve written about in several other pieces, a large part of Oracle’s current business model is to use the bargaining power that comes from finding compliance violations in the […]

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