As an engineering manager, some day you will be faced with a need to select a vendor. Usually, it's when you need a quick solution that's not within your team's skill set, but there are a lot of other instances. The selection could be very important to your team, company and career (no pressure), so it's important to get it right. After doing it for many years, I've developed a framework to help streamline the vendor selection process. First, you need to come up with a list of business requirements for the project.
The AI-based security vendor, Balbix, screens positively in the Information Security sector of ETR's Emerging Technology Study (ETS) designed to measure the brand awareness and market opportunity for privately held technology vendors. In fact, Balbix has one of the highest percentage of Global 1000 respondents citing that they are currently evaluating the company, in comparison to the numerous other information security vendors that we track in that sector. As part of its ongoing research efforts, the VENN team is highlighting some of the best performing emerging vendors.