R. Danes

R. Danes is a staff writer for theCUBE, SiliconANGLE Media's premier channel for live event coverage in enterprise IT.
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Crazy enough to work? One company’s unconventional approach to innovation | #FastForwardInnovation

Developers and tech professionals are bustling to find the best applications for data and machine learning these days. Fast Forward Labs is taking a zany and surprisingly fruitful approach to winning the race, according to Kathryn Hume, director of sales and marketing: Throw it in the water, and see if it can swim. The development […]

Less talking, more action: Applying data and machine learning | #FastForwardInnovation

The hype about data is matched only by the complexity of navigating and mining it for applicable uses. Above the chatter, companies are now saying simply, “Show me the application.” In response, New York City-based Fast Forward Labs has sprung up to provide practical solutions that utilize data and machine learning. CEO and Founder Hilary […]

Auto tech platform wars: Ford battles to move ahead of the competition | #FordInnovation

The people at Ford Motor Co. are making moves to become a technologically advanced car company. The Ford Research and Innovation Center in Palo Alto opened a year ago to further the company’s branching into connectivity, mobility and autonomous vehicles. Hosts John Furrier and Jeff Frick of John Furrier and Jeff Frick, cohosts of theCUBE, from […]

From car to smartcar: Is this automotive’s iPhone moment? | #FordInnovation

The automotive industry is having a moment reminiscent of the introduction of Apple’s iPhone. And while we are still feeling our way around, everyone knows smart is the future. According to Marcy Klevorn, chief information officer at Ford Motor Co., the company wants to be at the forefront of the automotive smart shift. Ford is […]

Can ‘Coopetition’ keep Ford ahead of the curve? | #FordInnovation

Coopetition is Silicon Valley lingo for the balance achieved by competing companies who cooperate to help one another innovate, perform and sell more. This break from the old “don’t ask, don’t tell” model to a more open and communicative relationship between competitors is working quite nicely for Ford Motor Co., according to the company’s VP of […]

From insight to action: What’s next for predictive analytics? | #RMWisdom16

Tech wizards and regular business people alike have been “oohing and ahhing” over the insights possible through data mining for years. The question now, according to Peter Lee, president and CEO of RapidMiner (Rapid-I, Inc.), is how can we apply those insights to bring real value to people? Lee told Dave Vellante, cohost of theCUBE, from […]

Will Tableau be a verb in years to come? | #RMWisdom16

Tableau is growing tentacles and expanding outside of business analytics, according to Paul Lilford, senior director of technology and market intelligence at Tableau Software, Inc. Lilford spoke to Dave Vellante and Jeff Frick, cohosts of theCUBE, from the SiliconANGLE Media team, about the novel ways consumers are utilizing the software. Founded in 2003, the Seattle, Washington-based […]

Has going private made BMC more innovative? | #BMCDay

Mati Pitkanen knows BMC Software, Inc. like few others. As senior director of worldwide performance and analytics, she has worked for the company in different capacities for two decades. “I like to say that I was raised by BMC,” Pitkanen said. “In January, I will have been with BMC for 20 years,” she told Stu […]

Is capacity planning the best way to save? | #BMCDay

It’s been said that the cheapest infrastructure you can get is the stuff you already own. Milan-based company Moviri SpA takes those words to heart and offers custom capacity planning and IT optimization. The remarkable thing, said Renato Bonomini, manager of the company’s U.S. operations (Moviri, Inc.), is that businesses rarely know how much they could […]

Are we headed for a new application boom? | #HPEDiscover

As fully integrated software and DevOps spread to more and more businesses, the possibilities of rapid application creation and deployment are growing. According to K.C. Choi, VP of global solutions architecture and engineering at Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co. (HPE), the appetite for fresh, more user friendly applications is present and pulsing. However, he said that whether […]