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Momenta Edge Podcast

Deeper explorations into Connected Industry and beyond

Welcome to the Momenta Edge podcast series, which feature leading practitioners and thinkers across Connected Industry, Digital Transformation (DX) and the digital technology landscape.  The podcast format allows for more free-form and in-depth explorations of topics of interest, and we’re targeting guests that provide unique perspectives and practical experience on connected industries and technologies, and relevant adjacencies. Keep an eye out for our upcoming guests.  We welcome any comments, feedback or show suggestions – please send to

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Ed Maguire
Insights Partner: New York
Ed Maguire
Insights Partner: New York
Ed brings more than 17 years of Wall Street experience in equity research and investment banking to Momenta, with deep domain expertise in enterprise software.  He has proven success identifying strategic opportunities and articulating actionable insights based on rigorous analysis of technology, operations, competition and markets.  Most recently he was senior analyst and managing director at CLSA Americas covering the software industry, technology and innovation.

Posted by Ed Maguire - Insights Partner on September 19, 2018

Momenta Edge Podcast #27: Robotics, Blockchain, AI and Game Theory - A Conversation with Thuc Vu, Co-Founder of OhmniLabs and Kambria


Dr. Thuc Vu is an entrepreneur and co-founder of OhmniLabs and Kambria, a decentralized open innovation platform focused on accelerating the development and adoption of the world's most advanced robotic technologies. Our conversation covered a range of topics, including the differences between industrial and consumer robotics, key advances in AI, the role of game theory in designing collaborative systems, and the promising opportunities for robotics in health care, education and senior care. We also explore the broader market dynamics in the robotics markets and the burgeoning tech scene in Vietnam.   


Posted by Cate Lawrence - Marketing Associate on September 18, 2018

Meet Momenta's Jesse DeMesa at Hitachi Vantara's NEXT2018, September 25-27 in San Diego

Advisory Events

NEXT 2018 is Hitachi Vantara's second annual user conference. Technologists and innovators from around the globe will convene to explore how data innovation drives business transformation. Over the course of three days, attendees will engage with technology and business leaders to learn how to embrace the data-driven economy,

Building upon the successful company launch of Hitachi Vantara at last year’s event, NEXT 2018 will provide a comprehensive set of opportunities for customers, prospects, partners, media and analysts to learn about the latest capabilities and technologies of Hitachi’s data center modernization, data management, cloud, content intelligence, analytics and IoT solutions portfolios.

Posted by Ed Maguire - Insights Partner on September 13, 2018

Insight Vector: Bringing Blockchain to Products That Are Born Digital

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Posted by Ed Maguire - Insights Partner on September 12, 2018

Momenta Edge Podcast #26: The Social Singularity - A Conversation with Max Borders


Author Max Borders tackles an broad range of topics relating to his new book The Social Singularity: How decentralization will allow us to transcend politics, create global prosperity, and avoid the robot apocalypse.   Our conversation covered the factors that have led to the current political disfunction in the US, how unbalanced incentives evolve over time and the profound implications of decentralization. Drawing from the arguments outlined in the book, Borders applies a philosophical lens to understand the roots of decentralization, and how blockchain and related technologies have the potential to reshape power dynamics in organizations, the evolution of hierarchies in society, and the structural dynamics of economies and culture.   

Posted by Cate Lawrence - Marketing Associate on September 11, 2018

Value Vector: The Opportunities of Location Intelligence

Advisory Insights

Anyone who works in the smart city space knows the power of data: it’s held up as rich oil that can be revealed through smart sensor technology embedded throughout the public landscape including train stations, parks and recreation areas in various neighborhoods or districts. It intersects across multiple components of a city including traffic management, public safety, infrastructure and city planning. IoT sensor technologies, cloud ingestion and streaming analytics services enable location data to be collected and analyzed in real-time from connected devices.

Posted by Jim Fletcher - Strategy Partner on September 6, 2018

Impressions: DCD Sydney by Jim Fletcher

Advisory Insights Events

DCD’s recent event in Sydney Australia explored the opportunities and challenges of data infrastructure in the APAC region, including how companies can adapt to the requirements of the new era. One of the key topics was Edge computing and how to manage a hybrid IT architecture that meets data requirements. The event featured thought leaders and experts representing technology vendors, enterprises and data center operators.