Posts Tagged ‘ecosystems’

How not to get caught off-guard by Big Data

Tuesday, October 14th, 2014

In this post I would like to treat a very hot and popular topic, Big Data, which nevertheless is confusing and somehow misterious. Some years ago I first approached it, and I explored freely the world WIDE web, seeking for a focal point and a main technology to start from. I ran into countless scenarios, […]

Everything has a price, nothing is free

Monday, July 22nd, 2013

Some thoughts on the concept of value, for innovators: an example of reverse-thinking Time ago I listened to a talk by Vito Mancuso, a famous Italian theologian, about “Io e Dio” (God and I). Quite an unusual topic for me. Nevertheless, I’ve extracted a reflection from it that, after some time, I wish to take […]

Building Innovation Momentum

Thursday, July 11th, 2013

Here you can find the presentation that supported my speech at the latest edition of the European Summit on the Future Internet, held in Aveiro, Portugal on June 14th, 2013. Aveiro is a nice place which I would highly recommend (just like Portugal). I took part in the “Big Data, Cloud, Smart Spaces, IoT, M2M […]

An open platform for digital economy

Friday, May 17th, 2013

Some days ago I had the opportunity to give a lesson at ALMA Graduate School in Bologna (Italy), within the Master in Business Administration of the Information Systems course by prof. Danilo Montesi. It’s an annual appointment for me, in which I’m honoured to participate as a testimonial. This is a real opportunity to launch […]

SpagoBI Stories – Let’s start afresh

Friday, April 12th, 2013

Some time ago I published a post on this blog focused on what a story is in open source. As for SpagoBI, its stories are  mainly customers’ references. Let’s start afresh: I’m looking for your stories now. I’m going to write a composite SpagoBI story. I don’t know its final format yet: it depends on […]

How to build an industrial open source policy – Let’s learn from France

Wednesday, October 17th, 2012

France is one of the main adopters – or probably the larger adopter – of open source software at the public level. Last week, at Open World Forum 2012, the French National Council for Open Source Software (CNNL)  presented  a list of 10 indications sent to Fleur Pellerin, French Ministry for SMEs, Innovation and Digital […]

No price, no value?

Monday, March 19th, 2012

Some days ago I posted “Buy less, spend better”, highlighting one of the main benefits of adopting SpagoBI suite or, in general terms, of choosing an open source product adopting the pure open source delivery model. Now you can argue that a product with no price has no value either. If you believe it, this […]