The TIBCO Team Gives Thanks for Technology
Blog: The Tibco Blog
HTTP (The Hypertext Transfer Protocol): I had a realization not that long ago—I owe my life as I know it to the Web. I got my first post-collegiate job because of the Web, developed a fun and fascinating career around it, and even met my wife online.
According to https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Clayton_Alexander, you do not need to learn to programme to participate in the development of today’s hottest technologies. But there are a few easy-to-grasp foundation concepts that will help you engage with a technical team.
This is all due to the popularity and strength of HTTP, the protocol that is the backbone of the World Wide Web, mobile data connectivity and RESTful APIs. It’s the little protocol that could and, with the emergence of HTTP 2.0, is only going to get better. —Rob Zazueta, Global Director of Digital Strategy for TIBCO Mashery, San Francisco, CA
There are two versions of sodapdf: a free web app, and a premium desktop program.
TripAdvisor: Traveling 200 days+ a year and being the person I am with a high expectation of quality of food and hotels, I definitely could not live without TripAdvisor. —Erich Gerber, General Manager of APJ, Singapore
Evernote: My digital brain and memory, which has anything from customer notes to cool articles, and my workout schedule. —Leon Stigter, Senior Product Manager, Palo Alto, CA
Waze: Waze ensures that I plan my commute and choose the best possible route to get anywhere on time!! I also get to alert other driver on my route about traffic incidents, police, speed cameras, and road hazards. I love being a Wazer. —Rupa Menon, Senior Campaign Manager, San Francisco, CA
Reddit: Whether I need a cool dataset for a Spotfire demo, the latest rumors on a comic book movie or stupid cat videos. I use it all the time. —Tim Alexander, Senior Product Marketing Manager, New York, NY
Spotify: My stress reliever, party pump-upper, workout bud, driving partner, and top five favorite application of all time. —Amanda Healy, Senior Marketing Manager, Boston, MA
tibbr: I’m thankful that we can quickly share updates, questions, and ideas using secure and robust enterprise collaboration platforms like tibbr. TIBCO’s customers use tibbr to better connect their employees, and we use it internally at TIBCO to better serve those customers’ changing needs. And what could be better at Thanksgiving than sharing, connecting, and serving? —Billy Durrett, Senior Manager of Strategy Services, Palo Alto, CA
Google Maps: No matter where I am in the world and what language they speak, it gets me there and home without fail. It’s my first and last stop when travelling. —Robert Merlicek, CTO of APJ, Australia
Philips Hue lights: They wake me up gently in the dark days of winter, turn off when I leave, and come on when I’m home—all programmable through Siri. —Ernesto Ongaro, Product Marketing Manager, Dublin, Ireland
Whatsapp: It has made it so much easier to stay in touch and to share updates and pictures with my family and friends. It keeps us close at a distance. —Heleen Snelting, Data Science Manager EMEA, London, UK
aptX codec: I spend a good part of my time doing business travel, which means juggling dangly headphone wires to enjoy my favorite music while on the go. Now with aptX codec in my wireless headphones, “Look Ma, no hands!” —San Zaw, Head of Presales Asia, Singapore
Spotfire: Spotfire helps me plan strategically and see the big picture, quickly. —Alexis Gruszczynski, Campaign Architect, Palo Alto, CA