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Next Valley View: Cloud, Baseball IT, And More
Tune in May 23 for the next episode of our live Web TV series, including chats with execs from Framehawk and Cloudability, plus Bill Schlough, CIO of the 2010 World Series Champion San Francisco Giants.
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• Framehawk (enterprise mobility)
• Neurosky (brain computer interface technology)
• Spigit (big data/game mechanics)
• Prize giveaways and much more!
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