Category: Features

Business Leader Interview: Sean Hoban, CEO at Kimble

Sean Hoban is a co-founder and the CEO of Kimble. He has worked in the IT Consultancy sector for over 25 years. In that time he has worked at Oracle and LogicaCMG as well as start-up consultancies and software firms. Prior to co-founding Kimble he was a Director at Edenbrook before its acquisition by Hitachi Consulting. Kimble is…

Angel Diaz talks about OpenStack Interop

At the OpenStack Summit in Barcelona, 16 vendors stood on stage and demonstrated interoperability. This was a major breakthrough for OpenStack. It marked a significant departure from just 18 months earlier when the OpenStack Foundation had chided vendors for creating lots of proprietary solutions. Enterprise Times sat down with Angel Diaz, IBM Vice President, Cloud…

Business Leader Interview – Eric Berridge, CEO at Bluewolf

Enterprise Times caught up with Eric Berridge, CEO of Bluewolf at Dreamforce last year.  Berridge helped to co-found Bluewolf in December 2000 and has guided the company growth. The company was acquired by IBM and Berridge is still at the helm in part of the wider IBM iX organisation. Bluewolf are one of largest and…

Cybersecurity and widening the talent pool

Last year at the Cyber Security Challenge UK finals we spoke with Stephanie Daman, CEO, Cyber Security Challenge UK about the goals and aspirations of the competition. Unlike many in this industry Daman has a practical view of what is needed. She accepts that this is not just about building a long term educational programme.…

Business Leader interview – Pat Garrehy, CEO and Founder of Rootstock

Pat Garrehy is the CEO and Founder of Rootstock and a 30+ year veteran of the technology industry. Bruce Richardson, Chief Enterprise Strategist at Salesforce.com recently commented: “Pat Garrehy is a living legend. Nobody on the planet knows as much about ERP as Pat.” He also founded and was the former CEO of Relevant Business Systems,…

The benefits of a threat intelligence platform

Security analysts are struggling to utilise the data they have in an effective manner. They get bombarded with alerts about possible threats which are often false flags or inconsequential. They also struggle to build their own business intelligence solutions to extract the value from their data. Enterprise Times met up with Steve Ginty, co-founder of…

Crowdsourcing a POWER8 motherboard

Using crowdsourcing to fund projects has become popular. Everyone from music bands to board games developers, watch designers to drone projects are using the approach. The idea is to get people to contribute different sums of money to fund a project from conception to production. On the whole the process works well with the majority…

Business Leader Interview – Jeremy Roche, CEO of FinancialForce.com

Jeremy Roche is the President and CEO of FinancialForce.com and a member of the Managing Board of UNIT4 NV. UNIT4 and Salesforce.com helped set up FinancialForce.com in 2009. Roche has more than 20 years of experience in building and leading both public and private technology companies. ET:          Who is your inspiration and why? Roche: My…

Talking diversity with Jacqueline de Rojas

At the Sage Business Leaders conference in Dublin last week Enterprise Times caught up with Jacqueline de Rojas, Executive Vice President, Sage. As well as her role at Sage, de Rojas is also President of techUK. In both roles, de Rojas is a staunch supporter of diversity in the workplace. We took the opportunity to talk…

Business Leader interview with Mark Geene

Mark Geene is the founder and CEO of Cloud Elements. He has worked in enterprise software companies including IBM and Oracle. Cloud Elements is his third startup company. Cloud Elements is a cloud API integration platform that enables developers to publish, integrate, aggregate and manage all of their APIs through a unified platform.  ET: Who…