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Changing of the Guard at Tableau: Christian Chabot Steps Down

On August 22, 2016, Tableau announced that co-founders Christian Chabot and Chris Stolte would be stepping down from their executive roles. CEO Chabot will be replaced by long-time Amazon executive Adam Selipsky effective September 16th while Stolte will be replaced…

Implications of Cisco’s Restructuring and the Broader Trend of IT Job Cuts

Cisco announced on Wednesday, August 17th that it plans to eliminate up to 5,500 positions, and restructure its business to focus on security, Internet of Things (IoT), collaboration software, next-generation data center, and cloud. This Blue Hill Market Alert analyzes…

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Current, Powered by GE, Bets on Boston and the IoT Developer Community

On August 23rd, Current, Powered by GE held an innovation session and cocktail hour led by the Chief Digital Officer, John Gordon. Current, built 10 months ago as a new business based on GE’s commercial LED business, is goaled to…

BYOD and Telecommute with “Plug and Play” Enterprise Security Solutions from Route1

One of the biggest challenges for managing endpoint security is defining all of the end points. With the advent of remote working and “bring your own device” (BYOD) policies, IT managers have tried various ways to best protect both data…

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DataOps, Monetization, and the Rise of the Data Broker: Questioning Authority with Tamr CEO Andy Palmer

This is the first in Blue Hill Research’s occasional blog series “Questioning Authority with Toph Whitmore.” As co-founder (with friend Michael Stonebraker) of Vertica, Andy Palmer ambitiously sought nothing less than to reinvent the database. In 2013, he and Stonebraker…

Trusted Identities in Digital Business: The Benefits of PKI

Strong and long-lasting business relationships have always depended on trust. Trust is a bilateral relationship—one party trusts, and the other is trusted. The backdrop for this has historically been industry rules and governance, allowing some sort of dispute to be…

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