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Data Science And Machine Learning Jobs Most In-Demand on LinkedIn

By Louis Columbus | January 16, 2018

Data Science And Machine Learning Jobs Machine Learning Engineers, Data Scientists, and Big Data Engineers rank among the top emerging jobs on LinkedIn. Data scientist roles have grown over 650% since 2012, but currently, 35,000 people in the US have data

53% Of Companies Are Adopting Big Data Analytics

By Louis Columbus | January 8, 2018

Adopting Big Data Analytics Big data adoption reached 53% in 2017 for all companies interviewed, up from 17% in 2015, with telecom and financial services leading early adopters. Reporting, dashboards, advanced visualization end-user “self-service” and data warehousing are the top five technologies and

The Best Software Companies To Work For In 2018, According To Glassdoor

By Louis Columbus | December 26, 2017

Best Software Companies To Work 62% of all employees working for Software 500 companies would recommend their company to a friend, up from 61% in 2015. 76% of all employees working for Software 500 companies approve of their CEO today,

Gartner’s Top 10 Predictions For IT In 2018 And Beyond

By Louis Columbus | October 26, 2017

Gartner’s Top 10 Predictions For IT In 2018 In 2020, AI will become a positive net job motivator, creating 2.3M jobs while eliminating only 1.8M jobs. By 2020, IoT technology will be in 95% of electronics for new product designs.

73% of Executives Are Researching & Launching IoT Projects

By Louis Columbus | October 12, 2017

New IoT Projects Manufacturing-based IoT connections grew 84% between 2016 and 2017, followed by energy & utilities (41%). 73% of executives are either researching or currently launching IoT projects. The IoT platform market is expected to grow 35% per year

How Artificial Intelligence Is Revolutionizing Business

By Louis Columbus | October 2, 2017

Artificial Intelligence Revolution 84% of respondents say AI will enable them to obtain or sustain a competitive advantage. 83% believe AI is a strategic priority for their businesses today. 75% state that AI will allow them to move into new businesses and

Gartner’s Hype Cycle for Emerging Technologies, 2017 Adds 5G, Edge Computing For First Time

By Louis Columbus | September 7, 2017

Gartner’s Hype Cycle for Emerging Technologies Gartner added eight new technologies to the Hype Cycle this year including 5G, Artificial General Intelligence, Deep Learning, Edge Computing, Serverless PaaS. Virtual Personal Assistants, Personal Analytics, Data Broker PaaS (dbrPaaS) are no longer

McKinsey’s State Of Machine Learning And AI, 2017

By Louis Columbus | August 2, 2017

McKinsey’s State Of Machine Learning And AI, 2017 Tech giants including Baidu and Google spent between $20B to $30B on AI in 2016, with 90% of this spent on R&D and deployment, and 10% on AI acquisitions. Artificial Intelligence (AI)

73% Are Using Internet Of Things Data To Improve Their Business

By Louis Columbus | July 14, 2017

Internet Of Things Data According to the Cisco Visual Networking Index, M2M connections will represent 46% of connected devices by 2020. 95% of execs surveyed plan to launch an IoT business within three years. These and many other insights are

How Artificial Intelligence Is Revolutionising Enterprise Software In 2017

By Louis Columbus | June 30, 2017

Artificial Intelligence Is Revolutionising Enterprise 81% of IT leaders are currently investing in or planning to invest in Artificial Intelligence (AI). Cowen predicts AI will drive user productivity to materially higher levels, with Microsoft at the forefront. Digital Marketing/Marketing Automation,

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Salesforce Gets Serious About Its Security Ecosystem

By Harold Byun

Security Ecosystem Salesforce is one of the fastest growing enterprise software companies in history and while security is a major roadblock for many cloud projects, the company’s extensive security investments appear to be paying off. Salesforce is one of just

Four Cloud Security Mega Trends

By Roy Feintuch

Cloud Security Trends Last year was a big year for the cloud. Cloud adoption continued to grow at a rapid clip, even as executives from companies such as McDonald’s and ENEL talked about how their organizations are embracing a cloud-first

Rainmaking From The Cloud – CIOs Struggle To Keep Pace With IT Demands

By Brendan O'Brien

Rainmaking from the Cloud In the digital era, where customers can select virtually anything with a click of a button, they are demanding more choice; not only in products, but in how and when they pay for them. They expect

The Paradigm Shift In Enterprise IT Operations Management

By Sheetal Kale

IT Operations Management Rapid change is the new constant with today’s Enterprises. There is a continuous shift in the technology landscape and the demands of the customers coupled with Enterprises wanting to stay competitive. This changing, fluid environment results in

5 Ways New Technology is Having an Impact on the Energy Sector

By Eric Hebert

Tech Energy Sector We’ve discussed here in the past how cleantech (a blanket term that includes technologies that affect recycling, renewable energy, transportation, and others) is moving energy efficiency into the cloud, and how there are many very well-known technology

Bare-Metal Cloud: Meeting The Demand For High-Performance Cloud Solutions

By Gopala Tumuluri

High-Performance Cloud Solutions Organizations have been flocking to cloud infrastructure services in an effort to cut IT costs while capitalizing quickly on technology innovations. The driving force is almost always the desire for flexibility, scalability and efficiency. And the cloud

The Five Rules of Security and Compliance in the Public Cloud Era

By Suda Srinivasan

Security and Compliance  With technology at the heart of businesses today, IT systems and data are being targeted by criminals, competitors and even foreign governments. Every day, we hear about how another retailer, bank or Internet company has been hacked

7 Essential Facts About SharePoint And ECM

By Jim Kane

SharePoint And ECM Pioneer enterprise content management systems like SharePoint can help in take up your business to the next level, but only if you use them correctly Here are seven things you need to know about this leading web

Cloud Proving To Be Major Resource For Hedge Funds

By CloudTweaks

Major Resource for Hedge Funds As we near the end of Q1 2013, hedge fund managers continue to generate higher returns. Following several years of sub-par performances from global hedge funds, investment managers have turned to cloud computing and infrastructure-as-a-service

Don’t Forget Networking In Your Travel Plans To The Cloud

By Mike Johnson

Don’t Forget Networking The term “cloud” was first used by the telecomm industry in early schematics of the Internet to identify the various, non-specific uses data was put to at the end of their cables. The transmission of data was

Five Ways CPQ Is Revolutionizing Selling Today

Five Ways CPQ Is Revolutionizing Selling Today

CPQ Is Revolutionizing Selling Configure-Price-Quote (CPQ) continues to be one of the hottest enterprise apps today, fueled by the relentless ...
Big Data Employment Essential for Startups

Big Data Employment Essential for Startups

Big Data Employment Small businesses and startups tend to be more open to innovative new technologies and readily implement fresh ...
Part 2: Strategies for Securing Mobile Devices in a Cloud-based World

Part 2: Strategies for Securing Mobile Devices in a Cloud-based World

Part 2: Strategies for Securing Mobile Devices With workplace mobility now a way of life and companies investing in cloud-based ...
5 Things To Consider About Your Next Enterprise Sharing Solution

5 Things To Consider About Your Next Enterprise Sharing Solution

Enterprise File Sharing Solution Businesses have varying file sharing needs. Large, multi-regional businesses need to synchronize folders across a large ...
How Artificial Intelligence Is Revolutionising Enterprise Software In 2017

How Artificial Intelligence Is Revolutionising Enterprise Software In 2017

Artificial Intelligence Is Revolutionising Enterprise 81% of IT leaders are currently investing in or planning to invest in Artificial Intelligence ...
Driving Transformation? It is possible to predict the future.

Driving Transformation? It is possible to predict the future.

Driving Transformation Previously, I wrote about the criticality of defining the Vision for your transformation - what is your real objective, how ...