Bev Terrell

Bev Terrell

With more than 20 years of technical writing experience in the information technology business, Bev Terrell is a SiliconANGLE writer covering live news events with theCUBE. She got her start at EDS (now Hewlett Packard) and also worked at ACS (now Xerox Business Services), so it’s fair to say Bev has personally experienced the changing landscape of the outsourcing industry. In addition to a passion for writing, Bev loves to paint portraits and to spoil her large yellow cat, Seamus.
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Latest from Bev Terrell

When it comes to big data, should businesses ‘go live or go home’?

The ongoing digital transformation of business is all about big data. It’s been said that data is the new oil; it needs to be refined and distilled to extract its true value so that businesses can take advantage of it. However, for many companies, getting on the big data bandwagon is not a question of […]

150-year-old bank welcomes disruption with fintech and Hadoop

You might think that a bank founded in 1871 would fear change; banks and financial service businesses are historically big on tradition and adverse to change. Financial technology (also known as fintech) startups are causing disruption in the banking and finance services space in a big way, and many organizations fear this new dynamic. But when […]

Thawing out frozen data lakes so business and IT can fish together

Many organizations today — large or small, monolithic or agile — have found that just because they have loads of data pouring into a data lake, that doesn’t mean the data is going to be easily accessible or in formats that can be used by business or IT users. This can lead to frustration; not […]

Does digital transformation really lead to happily ever after?

Digital transformation promises many things to organizations. By moving data to, for example, a hybrid cloud, organizations can solve all data issues and everyone will be profitable and live happily ever after. Right? Well, any company that undertakes a journey of digital transformation needs to realize that data is no longer stagnant, living in a so-called […]

Making sense of data: IBM’s take on Hadoop, enterprise storage

In the new “Wild West” of big data — encompassing the Internet of Things, cognitive business and cloud — storage has morphed from a boring box that resides in a data center to the new star of the data show, capable of gleaning analytics and vast business-critical insights from the data on hand. Having been […]

OpenStack becomes a powerful tool for telcos seeking scalable cloud solutions

Used for years by providers of public cloud services, the open-source platform for cloud computing OpenStack is becoming a go-to for telecommunication companies, including AT&T Inc., that are looking to build internal private clouds. “There’s definitely a nice synergy between telcos and OpenStack,” said Lisa-Marie Namphy (pictured, left), OpenStack ambassador and community architect, explaining that […]

Bringing network neutrality and data center services to the edge

As the cloud platform has matured, the perception has emerged that data centers are much more valuable if they are network neutral. If a customer has the ability to connect to all the clouds and all the networks, they are much more likely to sign on. On the other hand, if a single network provider owns […]

Four levels of the CDO: function builder, data integrator, business optimizer and market innovator

The relatively new role of Chief Data Officer is developing into a crucial member of the C-suite for organizations around the world. In a time of rapid information transformation, where every company is becoming a digital data company, the CDO role is involved across every level of an organization to lead and drive innovation. IBM […]

Ethically managing the runaway train of Internet of Things data

Figuring out how to effectively and ethically harness data and then make use of it continues to be of primary concern to enterprises  as new offerings in cognitive computing present fresh opportunities for even the most well-established industries. “IoT has been around for a long time; my favorite example is smart meters that utility companies […]

Why AI and bot tech demand inclusive teams to keep data unbiased

While most of the usual arguments around increasing diversity in the technological workspace are geared toward fairness and balance, one of the lesser-known implications of diversity is in how artificial intelligence, machine learning and bots are trained by humans to do our bidding. “When you’re looking at this great new technology for AI and bots, […]