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So much of what’s written about IoT is either related to infrastructure, networking or telecom. Why is this? One might think that IoT is driven by these capabilities since it requires hardware, connectivity and management capabilities. I would argue, as would many of the public cloud providers, that…READ MORE
VMware recently announced they’re vExpert list for 2018 and I’m proud to say that both Joey and myself were on the VMware list for 2018. The VMware vExpert program is designed to recognize those in the VMware community who help out with the VMware community at large. While the vExpert list looks rat…READ MORE
Robotic process automation (RPA) is the use of software with artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning capabilities to handle high-volume, repeatable tasks that previously required humans to perform. Continued…
Quote of the Day
“When we talk about RPA, this is really digital labor …READ MORE
It was quite an insightful day meeting industry leaders, academicians, and students together. The event was at InterraIT. In fact, it was an in-house event but the point of discussion was no less than a topic of global relevance. The topic was – Doing business in India. We had Dr. AD Amar, Professor…READ MORE
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Thanks to AI, speech technology is now more than just speech-to-text dictation for note taking and documentation. But find out why enterprises may not be ready for the technology in this week’s roundup.
1. Ready for artificial intelligence in speech recognition? – K…READ MORE
In this guest post, Thibaut Ceyrolle, vice president for Europe, Middle-East and Africa (EMEA) at data warehousing startup Snowflake Computing, makes the business case for using cloud to boost data-sharing within enterprises and beyond.
The phrase, ‘data is the new oil’, continues to hold tru…READ MORE
Despite the opportunities for technology to be really disruptive, it is surprising how often it simply digitally replicates existing processes. There is one common business process where the results could be described as patchy – meetings.
Meetings tend not to divide opinion that much. Most w…READ MORE
This is a guest post for the Computer Weekly Developer Network written by Eran Kinsbruner, lead technical evangelist at Perfecto.
Kinsbruner wants to uncover the mechanics behind an application stream being called Progressive Web Apps (PWA) and examine why the could be the next big thing.
PowerShell v6.0.2 is available from https://github.com/PowerShell/PowerShell/releases
The only real change is that .NET core 2.0.6 is used in this release to counter the Hash Collision vulnerability – https://github.com/PowerShell/Announcements/issues/4
A number of changes that affect the way …READ MORE
Just yesterday, I had an article go live on ComputerWorld. Its title explains its focus: “How to fix Windows 10 with an in-place upgrade install.” I’ve already gotten a couple of emails from readers informing me they tried this, and get only a clean install as an option when they fire off setup.exe….READ MORE
Ctera Networks claimed subscription revenue for its enterprise file services platform more than doubled in fiscal 2017, pushing the company to record results for the year.
As a private company, Ctera Networks does not publicly disclose revenue. But CEO and co-founder Liran Eshel said the company …READ MORE
Every company I have worked with has some sort of technical debt. One organization years ago was so bad, we had to do something similar to debt consolidation. We had gone years without really dealing with various problems in the code and build system. The product I was working on was delicate enough…READ MORE
In a world where data is more readily available than ever, having analytical skills that will help you to make sense of data in day-to-day tasks is instrumental in career progression.
But going by a recent survey conducted by Qlik, a data analytics software provider, only 20% of employees in the …READ MORE
I recently talked about the use of AI in the enterprise with Rob Clyde, vice chairman of the board of directors at ISACA, an organization focused on IT governance. The conversation focused on a new report about the threats AI poses to society and floated possible recourses. Remedies ranged from buil…READ MORE
It’s no longer Citrix and Microsoft vs. the world in the MAM market.
Not too long ago, Citrix was the only third-party vendor that could manage Microsoft Office 365 mobile apps, and all the other major players promoted native OS-level mobile application management (MAM) through membership in the …READ MORE
In a country that, according to Michael Gove, has “had enough of experts”, you might have expected the death of Stephen Hawking to trigger a bunting rush not seen on these shores since the street parties of the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee.
The mood has instead been one of regret over the loss of …READ MORE
Hybrid cloud has had a boost recently with the emergence of file/object environments that allow customers to operate a single namespace between on-premise and public cloud locations.
One of the pioneers here is Cloudian, which offers its HyperStore object storage-based environment with file-level…READ MORE
The results are in. The analysis is complete. Now you can answer competitive market questions
What tactics, discounts and feature differentiation did challengers like Rackspace or Virtustream use to win competitive deals against larger rivals like Amazon & Microsoft Azure?
Which Infr…READ MORE
Philip Hammond’s Spring statement, as UK chancellor, reached, predictably, for the rhetoric of the so-called fourth industrial revolution.
Not for the first time. Whenever he gets the chance to say the UK is in the forefront of artificial intelligence, big data analytics, and so on, and so fort…READ MORE
Although it is not an area I specialise in I do from time to time write about cryptocurrency.
Writing about the subject from a high level is doable for me, but when it gets into the detail of how it all works I quickly realise I have limited understanding. I basically know it’s a thing.
So w…READ MORE