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More than 100 services ______ the AWS portfolio, including those for compute, databases, infrastructure management, application development and security.
Comprise means “is made up of” or “consists of.”
Compose means “m…READ MORE
Over the past month, HIMSS 2018 exhibitors have proposed nearly 150 story ideas to me, so I decided to informally track the topics associated with these product pitches.
Although it didn’t surprise me that healthcare cybersecurity made up about 23% of the story ideas I got suggested, buzzwords li…READ MORE
If there’s one email that every consultant looks forward to, it’s probably “What are your rates and availability for work?”
I got that email a few years ago at an awkward time; I was in Germany at the Agile Testing Days Conference.
So I wrote the email you might expect. For a duration of less …READ MORE
The connected car business is booming. According to BI Intelligence, the connected car market is growing at a five-year compound annual growth rate of 45%, which is 10 times as fast as the overall car market. Furthermore, the report estimates that by 2020, 75% of cars shipped globally will be built …READ MORE
Director at IBM Research Arvind Krishna opened IBM’s Think 2018 conference in Las Vegas this week by introducing the firm’s ‘5 in 5’ presentation.
Delivered as an almost TED Talk style opener, this opening session was pleasing for three key reasons:
Female speaker/scientists outweigh…READ MORE
The technology industry is still relatively young, and certainly has a lot more growth to come. But it’s old enough now for us to see the repeating trends that make regulatory and legal restrictions of the big internet companies inevitable.
Google is already under scrutiny by the European Commi…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
Fintech is an adolescent suddenly realising it can’t use the excuse of being young for any inadequacies. Like with everyone when they reach adulthood the rules change.
Remember when fintech was on the fringes of the IT and banking industries? Today it is an industry of its own which combines the …READ MORE
Almost everyone who’s ever used a computer has sat, head in hand, frustratingly waiting for the desktop to start up. If this productivity loss runs rampant in a VDI deployment, it can have a real cost, so it’s important for IT to get a handle on logon times.
If users detect a decline in virtual d…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
Speech image via FreeImages
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
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
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