Names to Know in Big Data: Hitachi Data Systems (HDS)

As originally published in Forbes on October 25, 2011. Pairing Big Data with business intelligence (“BI” or analytics) is revolutionizing the business world in profound ways and at a dizzying pace. In terms of pure volume, the latest IDC Digital Universal Study reports that more than 1.8 zettabytes—10 to the power of 21 bytes—of information will be…

Enterprise Management of Intellectual Property

As originally published in Forbes (Aug. 11, 2011). According to former Chairman of the Federal Reserve Alan Greenspan, the ideas embodied in products and services that consumers value drive the majority of our national GDP growth. We protect those ideas with intellectual property (“IP”) rights. Individuals often hold IP rights, but more often they reside…