Technology >> Analyst Interviews >> February 3, 2003

Enterprise Portals: Laura Ramos – Giga Information Group Inc

LAURA RAMOS, Director of Enterprise Portals Information Management at Giga Information Group, Inc., is an Analyst covering unstructured data management software and technologies. Her areas of research include enterprise portal software, information management, information retrieval and search, automatic classification technologies, taxonomy and classification system development, best practices for enterprise portal design and deployment. Ms. Ramos has more than 19 years of experience in the design, development and marketing of both computer hardware and software. Prior to joining Giga, she was the Director of Product Marketing at Verity and a small startup producing automatic classification technology. At both, she defined the product requirements for and drove the launch of products that automatically classify text-based documents into a taxonomy of business concepts. She has also held Director positions at Resumix and Vitria Technology, where her interest in automation software started when she defined and marketed products that automatically matched resumes to job descriptions and produced business rules to automate information flow between back-office applications. Her previous positions included product management of middleware products and object-oriented technology at Sybase and natively compiled RISC operating systems at Tandem, where she also held positions in hardware development, management and computer-aided design. Ms. Ramos holds an MBA from the Leavey School of Business at Santa Clara University and a BS in Mechanical Engineering from Stanford University. Profile
TWST: Would you start out by telling us how you define enterprise


Ms. Ramos: Today, enterprise portals encompass many different

technologies and capabilities and are therefore