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Apr. 23, 2013 SVForum PWC Talking SMAC

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On Tuesday, April 23, 2013 in Palo Ato at Pillsbury, SVForum presented the PwC Quarterly Venture Breakfast topic “Forecast for 2013 & Beyond: Cloudy with a Chance of…” Stanley Pierson of Pillsbury moderated panelists Arif Janmohamed of Lightspeed Venture Partners, Peter Lee of Bessemer Venture Partners, Rajan Raghavan of The Fabric and Jasmin Young of PwC. They discussed how businesses to will have to create hybrid clouds to keep up with huge amount of data generated by consumers on their mobile devices. They also discussed the confluence of SMAC (Social, Mobile, Analytics and Cloud). SMAC is the ability to process who a person is, where they are and what they are doing. Combined with the low cost of cloud computing, this combination will drive growth over the next few years. The opportunities are in helping businesses with integration, security, storage and analytics.

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Jul. 17, 2012 Global Career Fair Tech Symposium

On July 17, 2012 at the Santa Clara Convention Center, the fourth annual Global Career Fair with Tech Symposium hosted panel discussions on cloud computing, big data, mobile and security issues. Some of the speakers attending: Stefan Andreasen of Kapow, Anjul Bhambhri of IBM, Jake Flomenberg of Accel, Brian Johnson of eBay, KRS Murthy of I Cubed, Sumeet Singh of Yahoo, Bala Venkatrao of Cloudera and Bob Wiedenhold of Couchbase. Companies looking for talent were Apple, Arista, Barnes and Noble, BMSOFT Systems, Citrix, Couchbase, HCL, HP, Infosys, Pocket Gems and Tata.

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Jun. 2, 2010 SDF Volunteers At SAP

On June 2, 2010 in Palo Alto at SAP, SDForum volunteers and staff got an inside look at SAP views on future technology trends.

David Cruickshank , Director, Co-innovation Lab Palo Alto presented “Global Ecosystem and Partner Group Overview of SAP’s Global Co-Innovation Lab Network-leveraging the Ecosystem to accelerate innovation.” SAP technology touches over half of the world’s GDP in one way or another. They want to reach everyone everywhere.

Sanjay Poonen, Executive Vice President and General Manager, Business User & LoB (Lines of Business) Solutions presented “Overview of how SAP’s analytical software solutions are transforming the way businesses run.” It is now possible to track every transaction and analyze it in real time.

Richard Probst, VP, Infrastructure Technology Strategy in the Technology and Innovation Platform group presented “Overview of SAP’s technology strategy, envisioning what enterprise software must look like in a world, that is mobile, on-demand and in-memory.” Probst tracked the historical trend from mainframes to client server to internet to enterprise 2.0.

Scott Bolick, VP Sustainability. Presented “Highlight SAP’s emerging solutions, including SAP Carbon Impact and Green Rewards.” They are moving to power their equipment and buildings to direct current solar this summer. He demonstrated SAP applications running on an Apple iPad.

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Feb. 26, 2008 SDF Virtual Goes Mobile 2

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On February 26, 2008, at the TechMart in Santa Clara, SDForum held an event on the convergence of virtual worlds and mobile technologies. Continue reading Feb. 26, 2008 SDF Virtual Goes Mobile 2