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I browsed through two vastly different reports on artificial intelligence (AI) this week, leading me to again wonder if there is substance on the matter or just a lot of hot air blowing around.
My publisher posted an Adweek story on her LinkedIn page which reported that marketing teams have decri…READ MORE
In this guest post, Allan Brearley, cloud practice lead at IT services consultancy ECS and Tesco Bank’s former head of transformation shares his thoughts on what enterprises can do to address the anarchy in their cloud deployments
Just over 40 years ago the Sex Pistols released their first sing…READ MORE
I was hugely pleased today to see that despite the possibility of another legal roadblock in the Court of Appeal, telecoms regulator Ofcom is going to move ahead and lay the groundwork for the long-delayed auction of two massive slices of radio spectrum, one to support enhanced 4G mobile networks, a…READ MORE
The law of cause and effect might be hard for Donald Trump to comprehend, but experts in areas from transport infrastructure to community development need to apply their expertise to the relationship between digital lifestyles and traditional ways of living.
Digital transformation comes at a pric…READ MORE
The finalists for this year’s everywoman in Technology Awards have been announced prior to the awards ceremony in February 2018.
After sorting through applications from hundreds of candidates, judges for the eighth everywoman in Technology Awards 2018 have chosen 39 finalists across its 13 awa…READ MORE
This is a guest post for the Computer Weekly Developer Network written by Klaus-Michael Vogelberg in his capacity as chief technology officer at financially-focused Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) company Sage.
Vogelberg is perhaps somewhat unimpressed by the gadgets and gizmos being displayed…READ MORE
Cloud computing is promising much – but is failing in many areas as users get to grips with some of its more complex areas. An example here is when organisations start to look at how best to use multiple cloud platforms across a private and public environment – what is known as a ‘hybrid…READ MORE
One of my favorite things about interviewing women in technology has been hearing all their helpful tips and insights. Many of these women spent decades in the tech world, moved up the career ladder, innovated in their areas of expertise, started new businesses, and created more opportunities for th…READ MORE
This is a guest post by Peter Duffy, CTO, Sumerian
British consumers are increasingly bombarded with a constant stream of companies attempting to bring their latest deals and products to their customers’ fingertips.
This has fantastic implications for both parties involved, however in orde…READ MORE
Politics, rightly or wrongly, has an impact on government technology projects. It’s an inevitable part of having a democracy and political prowess can be used to drive transformation, but can it also become an obstacle to success?
Earlier this week, I wrote a story in which shadow Cabinet Offic…READ MORE
Taking a laptop across the border? There’s good news and bad news.
As you may recall, since 2009 there has been an ongoing struggle with how much right the U.S. government has to search laptops that people are carrying into the U.S., without a warrant, or even any particular reason other than t…READ MORE
Changes in smartphone purchasing trends have hurt Samsung.
Samsung released the Galaxy Note 8 in the last two weeks of the third quarter of 2017, around the same time as Apple released its three latest iPhone versions 8, 8 Plus and X. Samsung mobile sales decreased by 6% for the quarter. Why? Bec…READ MORE
The following is a roundup of last week’s SearchCIO and SearchCompliance content.
With digitization, unpredictability comes with the territory. This is epitomized by Gartner’s revised IT spending forecast for 2017, which shows a modest increase in worldwide spending, but less than originally pr…READ MORE
IT, and security especially, is overloaded with slick marketing terms that have little or no substance behind them – the classic “solution searching for a problem” scenario.
But… just occasionally the complete opposite prevails, as in the most recent test project I’ve just completed for…READ MORE
One of the most popular topics coming out of the CNCF’s KubeCon event in Austin was the concept of a “Service Mesh”.
There were a number of great sessions (videos) at KubeCon about Service Mesh technologies (including Istio, Envoy, Linkerd and Conduit).
This week we discussed the basics of Se…READ MORE
Way back in this post https://richardspowershellblog.wordpress.com/2008/03/27/start-and-end-of-week/ I showed how to find the start of the week. I recently had a question about how to restrict the display to just the date.
PowerShell uses the .NET datetime class for working with dates so there…READ MORE
With so many natural disasters in the news this year, many enterprises have thought about their approach to disaster recovery — and whether their plan is foolproof.
The cloud provides many benefits for disaster recovery (DR), and enables an enterprise to safeguard its data across multiple region…READ MORE
Digital transformation is tied to the broader trend of business transformation and takes ______ to take hold.
b. a while
Which is correct?
Both a while and awhile refer to a vague period of time. However, a while is used as a noun meaning “a period of …READ MORE
This is a guest blogpost by Sebastian Darrington, UK MD at Exasol
The days of operating a single vendor IT software estate are behind us. Such is the pace of innovation and change, putting all your eggs in one basket simply won’t do.
Businesses need the ability to mix and match, leveraging t…READ MORE