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Blockchain + Analytics: Enabling Smart IOT

By Bill Schmarzo | May 21, 2018

Blockchain + Analytics Autonomous cars are racing down the highway at speeds exceeding 100 MPH when suddenly a car a half-mile ahead blows out a tire sending dangerous debris across 3 lanes of traffic.  Instead of relying upon sending this urgent,

How Deep Learning Will Change Customer Experience

By Ronald van Loon | May 16, 2018

Deep learning is a sub-category within machine learning and artificial intelligence. It is inspired by and based on the model of the human brain to create artificial neural networks for machines. Deep learning will allow machines and devices to function

Washington’s Cloud Attempts Reveal Lessons for All of Us – First Up, People

By John Pientka | May 16, 2018

Sure the Federal Government has some pretty unique aspects when it comes to adopting the cloud. Don’t let those obscure the key lessons that apply to all of us. Let’s first focus on people. Anybody remember Vivek Kundra? Back in

How Zero Trust Security Fuels New Business Growth

By Louis Columbus | May 15, 2018

Bottom Line: Zero Trust Security (ZTS) strategies enabled by Next-Gen Access (NGA) are indispensable for assuring uninterrupted digital business growth, and are proving to be a scalable security framework for streamlining onboarding and systems access for sales channels, partners, patients, and

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

Lies, Damm Lies, and Statistics. Faith in Technology Blinded Us to Terrible Decisions

By John Pientka | May 14, 2018

Everybody knows that the decline in manufacturing employment is due to the adoption of new technologies making us more productive, not jobs moving offshore. Sadly, “everybody” was wrong and we made some stupid policy choices. Here’s the research. Between 2000

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,

Top 10 Machine Learning Algorithms

Top 10 Machine Learning Algorithms to Know

By Ronald van Loon | May 7, 2018

Top 10 Machine Learning Algorithms Modern advancements in Artificial Intelligence (AI) are set to change our world for the better. These developments have largely been made possible due to technologies such as cloud sharing, data analytics, blockchain, and improved computing

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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.

Storage Stalemate: Why Current Trends Are Breaking Old Storage Solutions

By CloudTweaks

Old Storage Solutions While new technologies are being adapted at lightening pace across all kinds of industries, one thing has not changed: IT departments are expected to use antiquated storage solutions to meet their new storage needs. Just as we

Backups And Disaster Recovery Are Not The Same Thing

By Ed Dryer

Backups And Disaster Recovery Most business owners are aware of the consequences of losing data. Much of the value of a modern business is in its data: customer records, analytics, marketing data, product catalogs, bookkeeping and accounting data, emails and

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

IT Transformation Journey

Self Discovery and the IT Transformation Journey

By Kevin Gruneisen

IT Transformation Journey At its most basic level, travelling along the IT transformation journey from conventional data centers to the dynamic, intelligent environments of cloud computing is an adventure in self discovery that has a way of changing you as

Outsourcing Agile Cloud Development: A New Frontier

By CloudTweaks

Outsourcing Agile Cloud Development The rise in cloud popularity has brought a corresponding increase in the number of companies outsourcing their cloud software development. Yet things can get a bit complicated when a business sets out to find a compatible

ERP Ain’t Got the Same Soul, I Like that Old Time Rock ‘n’ Roll

By Deepak Marwah

Designing Enterprise Software around People Looking back, business owners talked to their customers and employees in person or by phone. This human contact was more personal and the heart of any good business. As technology advanced in the 1990s, organizations

Cybercrimes And The Growing Importance Of SDN Technology

By CloudTweaks

Last months Cloud Security Alliance Central Eastern Europe Summit gave a good opportunity to learn about the Cloud Computing market in areas of Europe that are less reviewed. The congress, held in the center of the old city of Ljubljana,

Green Cloud Computing – Green Power Usage Effectiveness

By Eirikur Hrafnsson

  A few years back the Green Grid developed the Power Usage Effectiveness metric or PUE for short to measure a data centers’ effectiveness of getting power to IT equipment. What the PUE tells you in simple terms is how

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Keeping Your Business Data Secure In An Insecure World

By Stijn Hendrikse

Keeping Your Business Data Secure If you’re a small or medium-sized business (SMB), you might be hoping keeping your head down and staying off the Cloud will keep your data safe from interlopers — hackers and government agencies alike. Yet

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 ...
Big Data Employment Essential for Startups

Big Data Employment Essential for Startups

Big Data Employment Small businesses and startups tend to be more open to innovative new technologies and readily implement fresh ...
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 ...