Tim Hawkins

Tim Hawkins

With 29 years in the engineering world, Tim Hawkins is currently a liveblogger for SiliconANGLE.com. Tim spent 12 years in the defense industry, with tenures at the US Army Corps of Engineers and Northrop Grumman, before shifting focus to the manufacturing sector. Tim served as a product engineer for Abbott Labs, manufacturing engineer for ANS Medical, and as a test engineer for Flextronics, helping those companies to manufacture better products in a more productive and safe way.

Tim enjoys hardcore gaming, excessive reading, getting lost on the dark corners of the Internet and being a general introvert.

Latest from Tim Hawkins

The cloud-ready mentality is transforming organizations

The digital revolution in marketing is here. As technology continues to march forward at an ever-increasing pace, many companies’ sales and marketing organizations are realizing that they must embrace new technology and ideas in order to compete. In fact, customers are looking to undergo a complete overhaul of not only their tech, but their process and […]

The modern marketplace: Why too much data is never enough

A prophetic conversation happened a year ago at last year’s Oracle Modern Marketing Experience event, when theCUBE co-host John Furrier (@furrier) and Ron Corbisier (pictured), chief executive officer at Relationship One, examined the economic impact of data. Rapid access to seemingly boundless stores of digital information is the focus of the marketing industry right now, and it will […]

Authentic ads? The balancing act between technology and action

For the past 10 years, Oracle Corp. has honored companies with The Markies — awards given for excellence in marketing and customer service by using Oracle Marketing Cloud solutions — during the Oracle Modern Marketing Experience. This year however, there has been a shift in the requirements for the awards that better reflects the changing marketing industry, […]

Digital transformation reshapes modern sales and marketing efforts

One of the topics covered at this year’s Oracle Modern Marketing Experience in Las Vegas, Nevada, is about how many customers are undergoing a digital transformation in order to stay competitive in a marketplace that is fast becoming a tougher place to compete. One of the biggest points Oracle Corp. tries to get across to its customers […]

How cutting-edge technologies are improving customer service

There is a very clear message at this week’s Oracle Modern Marketing Experience event, and that message is to focus on customer service. With the rise of virtualized cloud environments the marketing game has changed, and according to Aaron Shidler (pictured), vice president of CX cloud product development at Oracle Corp., customers are trying to find new […]

Staying on task: How can digital content creators maximize efficiency?

Digital content creation has seen many changes over the years, but it’s fair to say that since the rise of the cloud, everything in that field has fundamentally changed. To deal with these changes, Adobe Systems Inc. evolved its current suite of creation tools, called the Creative Cloud. “The Creative Cloud is the suite of […]

How one tech company is standardizing digital content and delivery

In the 21 years since the inaugural NAB Show, the event has heralded many advances and an incredible transformation in digital broadcast technology. But according to Alan Hoff (pictured, left)), vice president of market solutions at Avid Technology Inc., it’s only very recently with the shift to cloud-based technology that one can truly say the entire process of media […]

Making sense of real time network monitoring: Measuring efficiency in the cloud

Modern computer networks are unlike anything that came before them. In the old-school days of on-premises server farms, administrators knew every server on their network, what it did and when it was having problems. In today’s world of virtual machines and massive distributed cloud-based networking, that just isn’t possible, so large online vendors like Amazon.com Inc. […]

Docker’s modernization program “containerizes” legacy applications

Unveiled at this week’s DockerCon event in Austin, Texas, a new program from Docker Inc. aims to help customers still using older legacy applications migrate to the hybrid cloud by virtualizing app deployment through containers. The Modernize Traditional Apps (MTA) program makes containers more secure, allowing their portability to modern cloud infrastructure without the need to rewrite the existing code. Many traditional […]

Open collaboration is the heart and soul of Docker the business

Since it was first conceived, Docker has been by design both an open-source project and a marketable product, according to Solomon Hykes (pictured), founder and chief technical officer at Docker Inc. Hykes attributes the success of Docker the product to Docker the project, as well as the fact that the platform has had a completely open and transparent development. […]