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SAP Customer Data Cloud Brings Trust to Personalized Marketing Campaigns

By CloudBuzz | May 14, 2018

WALLDORF — SAP SE (NYSE: SAP) today released SAP Customer Data Cloud solutions from Gigya, the industry’s only solution based on a consent-based data model. The solution helps businesses nurture trusted relationships with customers by providing them more transparency and control over the use

Oracle Enables Smart Manufacturing with New Artificial Intelligence Cloud Applications

By CloudBuzz | May 14, 2018

Intelligent applications help improve overall business performance in manufacturing by driving smarter decisions, increasing yields and enhancing production efficiency Oracle today announced new artificial intelligence (AI) cloud applications that enable manufacturing organizations to reduce costs and increase yields by providing

Facebook suspends 200 apps over data misuse investigation

By CloudBuzz | May 14, 2018

(Reuters) – Facebook Inc has so far suspended around 200 apps in the first stage of its review into apps that had access to large quantities of user data, in a response to a scandal around political consultancy Cambridge Analytica.

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Google Blog: 100 things we announced at I/O ‘18

By CloudBuzz | May 10, 2018

That’s a wrap! After a bustling three days at Google I/O, we have a lot to look back on and a lot to look forward to, from helpful features made possible with AI to updates that help you develop a

The U.S. Needs a National Strategy on Artificial Intelligence

By CloudBuzz | May 10, 2018

China, India, Japan, France and the European Union are crafting bold plans for artificial intelligence (AI). They see AI as a means to economic growth and social progress. Meanwhile, the U.S. disbanded its AI taskforce in 2016. Without an AI

AI is poised to create 2.3 million jobs by 2020

By CloudBuzz | May 10, 2018

The White House is hosting a conference on the future of artificial intelligence, Reuters reports. Executives from 38 companies, including Intel, Oracle, Ford, Boeing, Mastercard, Microsoft and Accenture, will attend the daylong summit. The meeting is “an important step to

Internet of Things: From Megatrend to Commodity

By CloudBuzz | May 10, 2018

Every year, Hannover Messe, the world’s largest industrial trade show, brings together more than 5,000 exhibitors from every corner of the globe. The many conversations I had in Hannover this year with customers, partners, media, and government representatives made clear that

5 Industries That Will Be the Most Affected by GDPR

By Kayla Matthews | May 10, 2018

5 Industries Most Affected by GDPR The EU’s General Data Protection Regulation — or GDPR as it’s being tossed around — goes into effect on May 25th. Many are preparing for its activation, primarily because they don’t want to be

Artificial Intelligence: Suffering in the Over-hype Tornado

By Bill Schmarzo | May 9, 2018

The Over-hype Tornado “AI is more important than fire or electricity to humans” – Google CEO Sundar Pichai Google CEO Sundar Pichai says artificial intelligence (AI) is going to have a bigger impact on the world than the most ubiquitous

Being relevant, leading and remaining differentiated in the era of AI

By Ajay Malik | May 8, 2018

In the previous post “Yes, AI could be smart enough to take your job,” I mentioned that AI would affect the way you make a living. It is different from the “industrial revolution” or the “dot-com era” as: AI aims to replace us,

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Business Versus Technical Cloud Service Brokers And Why It Matters

By CloudTweaks

Cloud Service Brokers Gartner predicts “By 2015, at least 20% of all cloud services will be consumed via internal or external cloud service brokerages, rather than directly, up from less than 5% today.” Thus, it is important to understand what

Consumerization Is Revolutionizing “File Sync And Share” Services

By CloudTweaks

The highly regulated asset management industry The Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) movement has gained significant popularity in the corporate world and is rapidly changing how enterprises share information. Consumerization of devices in asset management – the migration of features,

Why Your Cloud Project Needs A Strong PMO

By Vinny Hu

Cloud Project Needs A Strong PMO Cloud projects are highly complex. Without a strong project management office, they have a tendency to go off track. As enterprises in all verticals look to modernize application and infrastructure stacks, Project Management Offices

Demand For Cloud Skills Increases Around The World

By CloudTweaks

Demand for Cloud Skills Increases Thinking about adding more cloud skills to your repertoire? Stop thinking. The time to do it is now. For IT professionals, cloud computing skills are becoming an essential resume item. Companies are actively – and

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

Cloud Comings and Goings

By John Pientka

Cloud Power Amazon Web Services – the giant of cloud computing – is on track to do $10 Billion in revenue this year. Yet, rumors swirl that Apple may take a huge chunk of business away from them and Dropbox has

Cloud signifies a fundamental shift from a traditional model to a more dynamic model

By Gopan Joshi

Traditional vs Dynamic Cloud computing is not just a trend. It is changing the way IT organizations drive business value. In a short span of time, cloud computing has changed the way in which businesses and individuals consume computing resources.

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

Data Visualization 101: How, What, Why?

By Cloud Syndicate

Data Visualization 101 “A picture is worth a thousand words.” This old, English idiom could not ring more true than in today’s fast-paced, digital age – the big data age. At a time when we are creating 2.5 quintillion bytes

My Fascination with Amazon Go

By Ken Tsai

Amazon Go Recently, Amazon unveiled the world’s first completely self-service, no checkout, grocery store — and it’s really captured the public’s imagination. Lines have stretched around the block to try the new, “no-line” experience. It’s the new topic of water cooler, coffee shop,

Everyone Has Data, but the Ones Who Can Optimize It Will Be the Winners

Everyone Has Data, but the Ones Who Can Optimize It Will Be the Winners

Big Data Strategies Data is ubiquitous, but success apparently isn’t. Companies using big data strategies are running headlong into an 85 ...
Cloud Services Providers - Learning To Keep The Lights On

Cloud Services Providers – Learning To Keep The Lights On

The True Meaning of Availability What is real availability? In our line of work, cloud service providers approach availability from ...
A Smart Data Approach to Assurance in a Hybrid Cloud Environment

A Smart Data Approach to Assurance in a Hybrid Cloud Environment

Smart Data Microsoft and Amazon both reported significant growth in their cloud businesses recently. Revenue for Microsoft’s Azure increased by ...
The Unintended – and Intended – Consequences of Cloud Data Sovereignty

The Unintended – and Intended – Consequences of Cloud Data Sovereignty

Cloud Data Sovereignty It seems that everything has unintended consequences – whether positive or negative. Intended consequences are those that ...
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Getting ready for Europe’s new data protection rules

Europe’s New Data Protection Rules Next May, Europe’s new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into force, replacing the 1995 ...