Q1 2014 Intelligence Quarterly: Set your data free for the big data world

Have you been keeping up with the total amount of data being generated over the last few years? We’re moving from petabytes and exabytes to zetabytes and yottabytes faster than anyone ever imagined. And most of our systems were designed for a terabyte world. Eighty percent of the world’s data […]

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Europe cannot afford another Doha Round

As the European depression deepens and unemployment soars, policymakers are desperate to restore growth in a region crippled by debt. Opportunity knocks, but the question is: will Europe learn from its mistakes? To help address this issue, I’m in Brussels speaking at the European Business Summit, where the hot topic […]

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Q2 2013 Intelligence Quarterly: Bring big data to life with visual analytics

We are shifting from a world in which we think we know into a world in which we know and we can prove it. This paradigm shift was made possible by our newest and most important asset class – data. Consider that 90 percent of the world’s data has been […]

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Dispatch from the road

This is the closest I’ll ever get to travel writing. I was on the road the past two weeks, traveling in Europe to various speaking engagements. This tour has taken me from the sparkling waterways of Stockholm to the snowcapped mountains of the Swiss Alps. And while I enjoyed seeing […]

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In the digital economy, the data asset must be protected

The path forward in today’s volatile economic environment is unclear. Rising powers are gaining traction in the global economy, while crushing debt and political paralyses continue to plague the western world. With our economic outlook in question, and the fruits of globalization fueling the growth of emerging nations, the world faces […]

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Will the US and Europe pair for share of digital economy?

On Nov. 30, I took the stage at the Transatlantic Legislators’ Dialogue Conference in Washington, DC, to deliver a keynote on the expected outcome of the High Level Working Group on Jobs and Growth to members of US Congress and the European Parliament. Since 1972, delegations from the United States and […]

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Q2 2012 Intelligence Quarterly: High-performance analytics

Big data. Hyperconnectivity. Speed to intelligence. These central themes have served as common threads in previous issues of Intelligence Quarterly, a journal that examines the many ways analytics transform the world. Taken separately, these elements could be seen as just added complexities, but the convergence of the three is where […]

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