Jesus Rodriguez

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Jesus Rodriguez is a technology expert, executive investor and startup adviser. He founded Tellago, an award-winning software development firm focused helping companies become great software organizations by leveraging new enterprise software trends. Under his leadership, Tellago has been recognized as an enterprise software innovator earning Inc. 500 and Stevie Awards for American and international business. Jesus also started KidoZen, an enterprise mobile app platform company that was founded around a simple yet powerful goal: to enable the mobile-first enterprise.

A software scientist by background, Jesus is an internationally recognized speaker and author with contributions that include hundreds of articles and presentations at industry conferences. He is an active investor who currently serves as a board member in more than a dozen enterprise software companies and also serves as an adviser to companies such as Microsoft and Oracle. He is a prolific blogger on software technology and entrepreneurship at JRodThoughts.com.

The opinions expressed in this blog are those of Jesus Rodriguez and do not necessarily represent those of IDG Communications Inc. or its parent, subsidiary or affiliated companies.

The race to monetize artificial intelligence is on

The race to monetize artificial intelligence is on

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We need Cloud Foundry for IoT

We need Cloud Foundry for IoT

Cloud Foundry has become the default standard for private and hybrid PaaS solutions in the enterprise. The enterprise IOT space offers a unique set of opportunities for Cloud Foundry to become one of the most relevant platforms to...

Bots are the new generation of apps

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Bots are becoming one of the most fascinating technology trends of modern software applications. In some perspectives, Bots are starting to be considered a new generation of apps after websites and mobile apps. If Bots are the new...

The necessary evil: Enterprise IoT needs a new middleware

The necessary evil: Enterprise IoT needs a new middleware

IoT is rapidly becoming a foundational element of the next generation of enterprise software solutions. As IoT evolves in the enterprise organizations are encountering new challenges integrating data between sensors, smart devices...

What do chatbots mean for the enterprise?

What do chatbots mean for the enterprise?

Chatbots are an exciting new trend in the technology ecosystem and they are starting to become relevant in the enterprise. Chatbots can be considered the apps of voice interfaces. In the near future, we should expect enterprises to...

Is Amazon Echo the next enterprise IoT platform?

Is Amazon Echo the next enterprise IoT platform?

Amazon Echo has become one of the most popular technologies in the consumer market and is starting to transform the enterprise as well. Its rich platform capabilities and ecosystem, makes Amazon Echo one of the most disruptive...

How conversational interfaces can be the future of mobile and IoT in the enterprise

How conversational interfaces can be the future of mobile and IoT in the enterprise

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The innovator’s dilemma and enterprise IoT platforms

The innovator’s dilemma and enterprise IoT platforms

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Microsoft acquisition opens door for cross platform mobile application development

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Two days ago, Microsoft announced the acquisition of Xamarin, a platform that allow developers to create IOS, Android and Windows Phone applications using C#. The acquisition represents a great win for both Microsoft and Xamarin but...

5 things we learned from Cisco’s acquisition of Jasper Technologies

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Beyond bitcoin: Can the blockchain power industrial IoT?

Beyond bitcoin: Can the blockchain power industrial IoT?

Bitcoin has become one of the most interesting technologies of the past few years. The magic behind bitcoin is powered by an equally exciting technology known as the blockchain. While the Bitcoin is certainly the most famous...

The era of cognitive mobile and IoT is upon us

The era of cognitive mobile and IoT is upon us

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5 tech trends that will drive the next wave of mobile innovation in the enterprise

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Innovation in the mobile space continues at a record pace and the enterprise is not the exception. In recent months, the industry has produced a series of technologies that will play an important role in the next successful generation...

What enterprise IoT will look like in 2016

What enterprise IoT will look like in 2016

It was an interesting year for the enterprise IoT space in 2015 and 2016 promises to be even better. In 2015 we witnessed the launch of brand new IoT platforms by major software vendors and startups as well as an increasing activity...

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