Mike Barlow examines the growth of sophisticated cloud-based AI and machine learning services for a growing market of developers and users in business and academia.
Mike is coauthor of The Executive’s Guide to Enterprise Social Media Strategy (Wiley, 2011) and Partnering with the CIO: The Future of IT Sales Seen Through the Eyes of Key Decision Makers (Wiley, 2007). He is also the writer of many articles, reports, and white papers on marketing strategy, marketing automation, customer intelligence, business performance management, collaborative social networking, cloud computing, and big data analytics.
Over the course of a long career, Mike was a reporter and editor at several respected suburban daily newspapers, including The Journal News and the Stamford Advocate. His feature stories and columns appeared regularly in The Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune, Miami Herald, Newsday, and other major US dailies.
Mike is a graduate of Hamilton College. He is a licensed private pilot, an avid reader, and an enthusiastic ice hockey fan. Mike lives in Fairfield, Connecticut, with his wife and two children.
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Understand and defend against the many faces of cyber crime.
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Hardware, software, and manufacturing collaboration.
Tools and technologies driving real-time big data analytics.
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Solutions for making big data safe and keeping it private.
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A world of zero unplanned downtime.