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  • Cloud Service Architecture Will Power New Era Of Intelligent, Automated Applications (Expanded)

    Following is an expanded (longer) version of Pete Sonsini's recent guest post on TechCrunch, highlighting several companies that are (or could be) playing an early role in the shift to automated, intelligent applications. The new way of the world for most web software development is the assembly of applications from cloud based APIs. Developers are saving loads of time by pulling in various cloud services and focusing their attention on the novel business logic of their solution.…

  • Mind The Gap

    There is no question that Big Data is, well, big. In just about every market domain, there are efficiencies, insights and new business to be had by doing the right kind of analysis on an increasingly vast collection of underlying multidimensional data. The emphasis here is on the right kind of analysis. You can have the biggest, baddest big data infrastructure that can happily munch through brontobytes and be monstrously inefficient (or useless, or worse) if you don’t have the right…

  • Topera Medical: The Legend of Sanjiv Narayan

    Ron Burgundy: “What cologne you gonna go with? London Gentleman? Or wait…No, no, no. Hold on. Blackbeard's Delight!” Brian Fantana: “No... It's called Sex Panther by Odeon…They've done studies, you know.  Sixty percent of the time, it works every time." Ron Burgundy: "That doesn't make sense..." —    From Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy Atrial fibrillation (AF) is a difficult disease for patients and an…

  • Managing personal health through social, mobile technologies: it’s not an app, it’s an ecosystem.

    Today Welltok®, developers of the CaféWell® social health management platform that enables consumers to optimize their health in partnership with plans and providers, announced a Series B round of funding to accelerate product development and increase focus on strategic partnerships. NEA believes that Welltok is uniquely positioned to deliver a vital service to consumers and we are thrilled to be a new investor in an already strong syndicate—particularly with the…

  • MuleSoft: Leading the Next Frontier of Enterprise Disruption

    Today, more than ever before, enterprises are buying software from multiple vendors and have started to shift their applications to the cloud. At the same time, enterprises are adopting new infrastructure components such as databases and storage paradigms. Amid this proliferation of cloud applications and next-generation infrastructure components, enterprise developers and IT groups are faced with the daunting task of integrating them all with existing on premise infrastructure and…