Digital Transformation

Why does the concept of airspace matter in the drone world?

By Scott Andersen | November 23, 2017

The Airspace Drone World Recently I was invited to continue a discussion started last year. The conversation was a roundtable of now High School Seniors. All of them participate in the technology program of a Maryland School District. The originally

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Autonomous Vehicle Startups Attract 76% of All Auto Tech Investment

By Kiril Kirilov | November 22, 2017

Autonomous Vehicle Startups Automotive tech startups are attracting close to $4 billion worth of investment since the start of 2017, according to a report by CB Insights. However, two-thirds of the amount, or 76 percent, are going into the pockets

Interactive and Immersive Visual Platforms: The Next Wave in Cloud Management and Optimization

By Jennifer Klostermann | November 17, 2017

The Next Wave in Cloud Management and Optimization Less than a decade ago the first distributed blockchain was implemented and only a few years ago the wider value of blockchain was recognized, causing major upheavals in the financial sector and

Why Open Source Technology is the Key to Any Collaboration Ecosystem

By Bobby Beckmann | November 8, 2017

Open Source Collaboration Ecosystem Open source – software whose source code is public and can be modified or shared freely – is a hot topic in the world of technology development and for good reason. In my opinion, the trend

How Will Artificial Intelligence Really Impact Jobs?

By Allan Leinwand | November 7, 2017

Will Artificial Intelligence Impact Jobs? Hamilton is my favorite Broadway musical. The show follows the life of one of America’s founding fathers, Alexander Hamilton, who went from a destitute, illegitimate child in the British West Indies to become the mastermind

Blockchain ≠ Bitcoin: Demystifying Blockchain’s Business Value in Oil and Gas

By Cloud Syndicate | November 6, 2017

Demystifying Blockchain’s Business Value This is part 1 of a 2-part series on blockchain technology. Blockchain was developed almost a decade ago from the need to provide a cost-effective, secure, and reliable system to conduct financial transactions for Bitcoin. For

The Digital Upheaval Has Transformed Even Money, Creating Cryptocurrencies

By John Pientka | November 3, 2017

Why Has China Banned Them? Is This a Signal? All money is fiat currency. Its value depends upon your faith in the state that backs it. Bitcoin’s value is skyrocketing because it does not depend on faith in a government.

How Automation is Changing the Digital Revolution

By David Gildea | November 2, 2017

Automated Digital Revolution While the exact moment it began is up for debate (opinions vary wildly on the matter, from the late 1940s to the early 1980s), the digital revolution continues to have a profound effect on our present-day society.

Insight PaaS – Necessary or Just Hype?

By Daren Glenister | October 31, 2017

Insight PaaS: A Primer A recent report from Forrester predicts that Platform as a Service (PaaS) will soon be the primary way to move big data to the public cloud, as on-premise will no longer be an option. While this

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Artificial Intelligence and Fintech Collaborations

By Jennifer Klostermann | October 30, 2017

Is AI the Future of Fintech? The prevalence of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in fintech is growing steadily and experts believe the next few years will show a particularly notable increase in the use of this flourishing technology for improved financial

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