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Academia is on the Ropes but is Reluctant to Change. Why are Most of Them Digital Dinosaurs?

By John Pientka | October 5, 2017

“Moving a university is like moving a cemetery—you can’t expect any help from the inhabitants,” says Barb Oakley, Ph.D. Higher Educations’ product is too expensive, takes too long and doesn’t produce enough of the graduates needed. New technology could be

Matthew Cleaver

Dispelling the Myths of Cloud Solutions for the Small Business

By Matthew Cleaver | October 3, 2017

Dispelling the Myths of Cloud Solutions As a business leader, migrating to the cloud can be overwhelming due to the large number of cloud solutions available, and the services they offer. Finding the right fit is important, and we understand

Tesla is Worth More Than Ford or GM. Is this the Automakers iPhone Moment?

By John Pientka | October 3, 2017

The Automakers iPhone Moment Remember Blackberry? How about Nokia or Motorola? Vaguely you say. Will we one day state the same about Ford, GM, and the others? Seems hard to believe but the parallels have got to keep their execs

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

The Cloud Has Your Data (Whether You Like It Or Not)

By Ashwin Krishnan | September 28, 2017

Cloud Cleanup Anyone? Following on where we left off from my last two articles now we shift focus to what this data collection means to you and me and some impending regulations that presumably give us control but do they

The Shift from Monolithic to Microservices: What It Means for CTOs.

By Steve Prentice | September 27, 2017

The Shift to Microservices The shift in application development strategies is moving from monolithic design to isolated and resilient components known as microservices. As a result, applications that were designed with platform entanglements such as database and messaging layers have

How Leading Organizations are Leveraging Big Data

By Ronald van Loon | September 21, 2017

Seeing The Big Data Picture “Data will talk to you if you’re willing to listen”— Jim Bergeson. Few can dispute that. However, the challenge comes when data transforms into bundles and stacks of unorganized and unstructured data sets. The challenge comes

Using Cloud Analytics To Improve Customer Experience

By Daren Glenister | September 20, 2017

Evolution of Cloud Analytics Moving data to the cloud, once considered a strenuous task, has now become commonplace in most industries. Originally, this migration started as organizations looked to speed up the time needed to deploy applications or services –

Death of Traditional Enterprise Storage

By David Gildea | September 18, 2017

Traditional Enterprise Storage Back in 2003, Chris Pinkham and Benjamin Black, two engineers working for Amazon.com, proposed a dramatic overhaul of the company’s computing infrastructure. In a paper written for CEO Jeff Bezos, the pair envisioned a new system that

A Ray of Digital Sunshine During a Hurricane Portends Big Changes in One of the World’s Largest Industries

By John Pientka | September 18, 2017

A Ray of Digital Sunshine Here’s something that will bring a smile: As hurricane Irma was about to slam into Florida, Elon Musk boosted the maximum range for evacuating Tesla owners for free and remotely. A very neat trick but

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