Q&As

Threats Are Only Getting Worse: A Q&A with Carbon Black’s Tom Kellermann

At the RSA 2019 Conference this year, Early Adopter Research’s Dan Woods spoke with a number of cybersecurity professionals. One conversation was with Tom Kellermann, chief cybersecurity officer at Carbon Black. Woods asked Kellermann about his three key cybersecurity questions for 2019 and delved into the future of cybersecurity in general. This is an edited […]

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What Does Zero Trust Tell Us About Cybersecurity? A Q&A With Wandera’s Michael Covington

At this year’s RSA conference, Early Adopter Research’s Dan Woods sat down for a podcast conversation with Michael Covington, VP of product strategy for Wandera. They discussed a number of topics, including an overview of what Wandera does. Woods also asked Covington about his three key cybersecurity questions for 2019. This is an edited version […]

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Cloud-Based Cybersecurity: A Q&A 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. This is an edited version of their conversation that you can listen to in full on the podcast. Woods: […]

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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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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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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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Oracle’s New Business Model of Java Audits: A Q&A with Palisade’s Craig Guarente

In a recent edition of the Early Adopter Podcast, Dan Woods spoke with Palisade Compliance’s CEO Craig Guarente about Oracle’s increasing practice of auditing its customers for their use of Java. Recently, Oracle has focused its innovation as much or more on licensing and audit practices as it has on technology. It seems a lot […]

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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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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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