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Using the Digital Transformation Journey Workbook to Deliver “Smart” Spaces

By Bill Schmarzo | April 2, 2019

Key points of this blog include: Digital Transformation sweeps aside traditional industry borders to create new sources of customer and operational value Unfortunately, Digital Transformation and “smart” initiatives are struggling, and organizations will need a more pragmatic approach to successful

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Lessons Learned When Moving to the Cloud

By Karen Gondoly | April 1, 2019

Moving to the Cloud Lessons At Leostream, we work with organizations around the globe that are moving workloads to the cloud. These organizations span a wide range of industries, vary in company size, and typically have very different motivations for

The Mobile Gender Gap: A $700 Billion Opportunity for Sustainable Development

By CloudBuzz | March 29, 2019

A new study, released at MWC19 by the GSMA, finds ongoing disparity among men and women in ownership of mobile devices and access to mobile internet in low- and middle-income countries. Closing the mobile gender gap could inject an additional $700 billion in GDP growth

Microsoft gives 500 patents to startups

By CloudBuzz | March 28, 2019

Microsoft  today announced a major expansion of its Azure IP Advantage program, which provides its Azure users with protection against patent trolls. This program now also provides customers who are building IoT solutions that connect to Azure with access to 10,000 patents to

Trusted and ethical AI with IBM Cloud Private for Data

By CloudBuzz | March 28, 2019

The next big wave to impact humanity is artificial intelligence. It will be powered by the new oil: data. AI is poised to fundamentally change every industry, every business, and possibly every person on earth. A moment like this is

AI, Automation & 5G ensuring the future of Industry 4.0

By Ronald van Loon | March 27, 2019

AI, Automation & 5G Industry 4.0 involves interconnecting all parts of a company and giving rise to effective automation resulting in a more intelligent organization. It is considered the fourth industrial revolution to the digitization phase of the manufacturing sector

EU backs controversial copyright law

By CloudBuzz | March 26, 2019

The European Parliament has backed controversial copyright laws critics say could change the nature of the net. The new rules include holding technology companies responsible for material posted without proper copyright permission. Many musicians and creators say the new rules will

AI in automotive report: Capgemini research shows modest AI implementation progress in the automotive sector

By CloudBuzz | March 26, 2019

Uptake on large scale AI projects stalls, however research shows successful adoption can add millions to operating profit Paris, March 26, 2019 – A new study from the Capgemini Research Institute has found that just 10% of major automotive companies are implementing artificial

Using Data Science and Google Cloud to Win March Madness…Well, Not Really

By Bill Schmarzo | March 22, 2019

I suck at the NCAA March Madness® bracket selection process.  I let my personal biases get in the way of making decisions based upon the numbers.  I over-rate the well-known Big Ten conference and under-rate the lesser-known Mid Majors and fall in

Worldwide Spending on Security Solutions Forecast to Reach $103.1 Billion in 2019, According to a New IDC Spending Guide

By CloudBuzz | March 20, 2019

FRAMINGHAM, Mass., March 20, 2019 – Worldwide spending on security-related hardware, software, and services is forecast to reach $103.1 billion in 2019, an increase of 9.4% over 2017. This pace of growth is expected to continue for the next several years

Succeed in the Intelligent Era with an End-to-End Data Management Framework

By Ronald van Loon | March 19, 2019

The last decade has seen unprecedented advancements in artificial intelligence. We have moved towards a data-centric approach, and data is the center of everything digital. The data collected through different sources is refined, analyzed, and orchestrated with data platforms to

Six in Ten Consumers Willing to Share Significant Personal Data with Banks and Insurers in Exchange for Lower Pricing, Accenture Study Finds

By CloudBuzz | March 14, 2019

LONDON, NEW YORK and HONG KONG; March 14, 2019 – Nearly six in ten consumers would be willing to share significant personal information, such as location data and lifestyle information, with their bank and insurer in exchange for lower pricing