Gaming

Built to Last: Choosing the Right Infrastructure Partner for Your Game

By Robert Van der Meulen | October 23, 2017

Choosing the Right Infrastructure Partner There are millions of gamers around the globe, and according to gaming market research firm Newzoo, they’ll drive roughly $108.9 billion in revenue for the industry by the end of this year. As video games

Will 2018 Be the Year Augmented Reality Moves Outside ‘Pokémon Go’?

By Kayla Matthews | September 12, 2017

2018 Augmented Reality If you’ve never heard of “Pokémon Go” — or at least never had the concept explained to you — then surely you’ve been living under a rock. Heck, it probably means you’ve been living under hundreds of

What You Need to Know About GameStop’s Data Breach

By Kayla Matthews | June 19, 2017

GameStop’s Data Breach Just in case you missed it, GameStop quietly announced a major data breach of sensitive customer information which occurred for a six-month period. We say “quietly” announced because they sent out snail mail letters to anyone that

VR Gaming

How The Cloud Will Make VR Gaming More Popular

By Kayla Matthews | April 21, 2017

VR Gaming Cloud As far as many gamers are concerned, the future of video games lies in two main areas: the cloud and virtual reality. Each entity is poised to influence the gaming industry on its own, and in the

IBM has hinted at plans to gain cloud market share

By Kiril Kirilov | April 11, 2017

IBM launches bold bid IBM has hinted at plans to gain cloud market share. They are nothing if not ambitious. Undisputed leader in public cloud services Amazon Web Services draws 40 percent of global revenue. IBM, Google, and Microsoft combined

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Virtual Reality – The Latest Applications from Psychology to Gambling

By Jennifer Klostermann | February 9, 2017

Virtual Reality Applications While virtual reality is still considered by many to be primarily a gaming application, efforts in other spaces are increasing with rapid technological improvements. From healthcare to environmental sustainability to training programs, creative developers are finding innovative

5 Technology Wishes

Wearable Entertainment for Everyone

By Jennifer Klostermann | January 16, 2017

Wearable Entertainment for Everyone Wearable technology has been incorporated into many aspects of our lives, helping boost health goals of both individuals and large corporate health organizations, encouraging social and business interaction with smart watches, tracking and promoting marketing innovations

Big Data: Stacking The Deck Or Leveling The Playing Field?

By Jeremy Daniel | January 14, 2016

Big Data and Gambling In recent reports,  Nevada’s casino industry lost $662 million last year, and has been in the red consistently for six years. That is sobering reality that is perhaps attributed to a number of residual effects or

$93 Billion Global Gaming Market Catching Up To Film Industry

By Jennifer Klostermann | November 5, 2015

Cloud Gaming Making Its Move Research and Markets latest analysis of the cloud gaming market expects growth at a CAGR of 33.8% between 2015 and 2020 while PriceWaterhouseCoopers’ Global and Entertainment Media Outlook 2015-2019 states that a slowdown in traditional

The High Octane Mobile Gaming Industry And Its Massive Growth

By Jeremy Daniel | November 3, 2015

The High Octane Mobile Gaming Industry The birth of a global gaming giant signals how cloud gaming has come of age In a clear sign that the future of gaming will be driven by the unique relationship between cloud services

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IT Service Management Strategy

Automation and the IT Service Management Strategy

By Brian Day

IT Service Management Strategy It’s true. The full potential of automation cannot be fully realized until it is informed and supported by an effective IT service management strategy (ITSM) that encompasses your entire IT environment, as well as business objectives,

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

By Robb Heineman

Big Data Strategies Data is ubiquitous, but success apparently isn’t. Companies using big data strategies are running headlong into an 85 percent failure rate as a result of resistance from management, a lack of adequate training, and an inability to integrate the

Breakthroughs in Clinical Trials Utilizing the Power of the Cloud

By Craig Morgan

Cloud Computing and the Medical Field Clinical trials play an essential role in the drug development process by effectively demonstrating the efficacy and safety of a pharmaceutical compound. Although lead by scientific endeavor with patient safety and therapeutic benefits in mind,

Leveraging Carrier Ethernet To Connect To The Cloud

By Mary Stanhope

Connecting To The Cloud Determining the Best Cloud Connectivity Solution With the Cloud only being as good as employees’ ability to effectively access it, the overall user experience depends highly on enterprise network connectivity. Today, the Internet is the predominant

New Year, New Cloud? Managing “Extreme Data”

By David Eisner

Managing Extreme Data Companies are familiar with the concept of “big data”; every piece of information they generate from day-to-day business processes or when interacting with customers is considered valuable, so long as these pieces are quickly analyzed and converted

Advances in Technology and Consumer Behaviour are Driving Transformation

By Francesco Venturini

Technology and Consumer Behaviour Advances in technology and consumer behaviour are driving a transformation in the way video content is delivered to consumers. The change involves a migration away from traditional broadcasting models and platforms towards digital distribution over the

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,

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Technology Predictions of the Future

By John Barnes

Cloud Computing Predictions In 2010, we have seen a transformation of skeptics from their belief that cloud computing is suited mainly for small to mid-sized business, to a general acceptance that “the cloud” is everywhere. However, we have also seen

What the Dyn DDoS Attacks Taught Us About Cloud-Only EFSS

By Kris Lahiri

DDoS Attacks October 21st, 2016 went into the annals of Internet history for the large scale Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks that made popular Internet properties like Twitter, SoundCloud, Spotify and Box inaccessible to many users in the US. The DDoS

Predictions For The Enterprise – Interconnected Cities

By Mark Barrenechea

Predictions For The Enterprise The IoT will be reality In 2016, we’ll work smarter, not harder. Human beings, appliances, homes, factories, cars, businesses, and cities will become more interconnected. If these items aren’t already, they’ll soon be “talking” to the

What Skills Do I Need to Become a Data Scientist?

What Skills Do I Need to Become a Data Scientist?

Becoming a Data Scientist Leveraging the use of big data, as an insight-generating engine, has driven the demand for data ...
Cloud Accounting Industry

Skills for faster innovation in financial services

Banks and insurance companies are going through a lot of changes. Read on to see my thinking on how to facilitate that ...
How Will Artificial Intelligence Really Impact Jobs?

How Will Artificial Intelligence Really Impact Jobs?

Artificial Intelligence Jobs Hamilton is my favorite Broadway musical. The show follows the life of one of America’s founding fathers, ...
New Report Reveals Just How Bad The Cybersecurity Skills Gap Is

New Report Reveals Just How Bad The Cybersecurity Skills Gap Is

The Cybersecurity Skills Gap It’s not difficult to find worrying predictions from experts who say the cybersecurity sector desperately needs ...
The Innovation of Automation Has Fueled the Fear of Machines Stealing Jobs

The Innovation of Automation Has Fueled the Fear of Machines Stealing Jobs

Automation and Job Creation What happens when humankind makes a machine more intuitive and efficient than itself? A wake of ...