Podcast: Why mobile is vital to the future of retail

In the latest GigaOM Research podcast, analysts Phil Hendrix and Doug Stephens discuss retail’s future in a mobile-first world: what’s broken, and how mobility, apps, and data can lead the way to change.

Podcast: The pros and cons of using Hadoop

Being able to properly analyze all available data is crucial to companies’ successes today. In the latest GigaOM Research podcast, Jo Maitland and Joseph Turian discuss the positives and negatives of using Hadoop to make this possible.

Podcast: Why the world needs wearable computing

From smart watches to devices that monitor health, wearables are hot items on the market today. In the latest GigaOM Research podcast, Michael Wolf and Jody Ranck discuss wearable’s place in the fitness and medical industries, challengers to growth, and the role of data.

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SHOW NOTES
Host: Adam Lesser
Speakers: Michael Wolf and Jody Ranck

  • The market for wearables in connected health: Medical versus Fitness
  • Potential for wearables in health care and research
  • Smart watch potential
  • Could the smartphone get disrupted as the key input/communications interface?
  • Kinect, hearing aids, and the possibility of wearables that provide social context
  • Regulatory challenges, privacy and the need for reliable research data for wearables in health care

 

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What Aspiring New Media Stars Should Know About Agents and Managers

Holiday Gadget Gift Guide

War Tweets, Google TV and Nexus 4

Director Jay Duplass on low-fi movies through high-tech

Election Dissection, Ditching DSL and Dumping the iPad

Sandy’s Social, Infrastructure Impact and Forstall

Windows 8 Surfaces, and disruption eruption

iPad Mini, iMac gets skinny

Boxee Cloud DVR, Apple Rumors and Chromebook

Commutist interview: Joy of X author Steven Strogatz

Commutist podcast: Patent trolls, Costco ban and Passbook’s home run

Commutist, meet Nerdist, and interview with Chris Hardwick

T-Metro, Broadband Caps, Remembering Steve Jobs

Apple’s iO-Mess, Dirty Data Centers and Tesla

News from the Mobilize Conference

Paul Tough: How Children Succeed and what you can learn from them

The iPhone 5 Event

Come on, Kindle, Light My 4G Fire

Podcast: How enterprises can build successful BYOD programs

Implementing a formal BYOD strategy is key for many companies today. But finding one that can be managed in a secure and organized fashion is a challenge for many. In the latest GigaOM Research podcast, curator Cormac Foster and analyst Aileen Arcilla discuss challenges and steps for successful, cost-effective BYOD programs in enterprises.
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SHOW NOTES
Host: David Linthicum
Speakers: Cormac Foster and Aileen Arcilla

  • What is BYOD?
  • What is the value of BYOD when leveraged within enterprises?
  • What are some of the technologies that enterprises can leverage to manage a BYOD workforce?
  • What should enterprise do to get ahead of the use of BYOD technologies?
  • What about security and privacy?
PREVIOUS GIGAOM PODCAST EPISODES:

Instgram’s Twit-storm, Netflix nabs Disney, GMail’s Pretty iPad App
RoadMap re-run, our talk with Instagram’s Kevin Systrom
iTunes 11, When Things Connect, Sun Volt
What Aspiring New Media Stars Should Know About Agents and Managers
Holiday Gadget Gift Guide
War Tweets, Google TV and Nexus 4
Director Jay Duplass on low-fi movies through high-tech
Election Dissection, Ditching DSL and Dumping the iPad
Sandy’s Social, Infrastructure Impact and Forstall
Windows 8 Surfaces, and disruption eruption
iPad Mini, iMac gets skinny
Boxee Cloud DVR, Apple Rumors and Chromebook
Commutist interview: Joy of X author Steven Strogatz
Commutist podcast: Patent trolls, Costco ban and Passbook’s home run
Commutist, meet Nerdist, and interview with Chris Hardwick
T-Metro, Broadband Caps, Remembering Steve Jobs
Apple’s iO-Mess, Dirty Data Centers and Tesla
News from the Mobilize Conference
Paul Tough: How Children Succeed and what you can learn from them
The iPhone 5 Event
Come on, Kindle, Light My 4G Fire

Podcast: How SDN is disrupting the networking landscape

Software-defined networking (SDN) is the buzzword in companies of all sizes today. This GigaOM Research podcast addresses key questions about SDN: its use cases, its impact on traditional networking leaders, and promising startups to watch in this space.
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iTunes
Stitcher Radio
SHOW NOTES
Host: Adam Lesser
Speakers: Isabelle Guis and Lee Doyle

  • What is software defined networking (SDN)?
  • The value of SDN in the data center
  • Use cases of SDN and potential
  • State of the SDN market/Investment sentiment
  • Impact on Cisco and incumbent networking leaders
  • Considerations for companies implementing SDN
  • Promising SDN startups
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Instgram’s Twit-storm, Netflix nabs Disney, GMail’s Pretty iPad App
RoadMap re-run, our talk with Instagram’s Kevin Systrom
iTunes 11, When Things Connect, Sun Volt
What Aspiring New Media Stars Should Know About Agents and Managers
Holiday Gadget Gift Guide
War Tweets, Google TV and Nexus 4
Director Jay Duplass on low-fi movies through high-tech
Election Dissection, Ditching DSL and Dumping the iPad
Sandy’s Social, Infrastructure Impact and Forstall
Windows 8 Surfaces, and disruption eruption
iPad Mini, iMac gets skinny
Boxee Cloud DVR, Apple Rumors and Chromebook
Commutist interview: Joy of X author Steven Strogatz
Commutist podcast: Patent trolls, Costco ban and Passbook’s home run
Commutist, meet Nerdist, and interview with Chris Hardwick
T-Metro, Broadband Caps, Remembering Steve Jobs
Apple’s iO-Mess, Dirty Data Centers and Tesla
News from the Mobilize Conference
Paul Tough: How Children Succeed and what you can learn from them
The iPhone 5 Event
Come on, Kindle, Light My 4G Fire

Podcast: Why we need the LED industry

For this GigaOM Research podcast, we sit down with Ucilia Wang and Katie Fehrenbacher to discuss the state of theLED market, challenges it faces, areas for more growth, and which companies the world needs to watch.

Podcast: Why social-business tools matter for the future of the enterprise

Social-business tools are everyone in today’s enterprise, integrated into not just employee communication tools but also integrated into HR departments, finance departments, and other areas of day-to-day business. In the latest GigaOM Research podcast we hear from collaboration experts Stowe Boyd and David Coleman on the latest tools disrupting the enterprise and how to best integrate social tools into your business.

Podcast: why big data will be even bigger in 2013

Knowing what to expect in the big data market is now key for companies of all sizes. In this latest GigaOM Research podcast, analysts George Gilbert and Jo Maitland discuss the future of this market and what to expect over the next 12 months.