All posts by Jeff Berman

Accenture Execs: Company Sees Strong Demand for Digital Cloud, Security Services

Accenture continued to see strong demand for its digital cloud and security-related services in its fiscal second quarter (ended Feb. 28), according to company executives. “We... More

IBM, Salesforce CEOs Tout AI Advancements at InterConnect Conference

IBM and Salesforce executives touted the advancements that have been made in artificial intelligence (AI), as well as their visions for the technology, at the IBM InterConnect conf... More

Strong Cloud Services Adoption, Retention Gives Adobe a Q1 Boost

Strong Creative Cloud and Document Cloud adoption and retention drove Adobe’s digital media revenue, boosting its overall results for the first quarter (ended March 3), according... More

Oracle CEO: Company’s ‘Pivot to the Cloud’ is in ‘Full Swing’

Oracle’s shift in focus to the cloud provided the company with a significant lift in its results for the third quarter (ended Feb. 28) as its overall performance came in ahead of... More

Aspera Touts Latest Enhancements to Orchestrator

Several enhancements have been made to Aspera’s Orchestrator web-based application and software development kit (SDK) platform already this year, and additional enhancements are ... More

Salesforce Exec: Company Sees More Opportunities from Digital Commerce, AI

Salesforce continues to see major new opportunities from the digital commerce market and from its Einstein artificial intelligence (AI) platform, according to John Cummings, its SV... More

Wipro Expands Holmes AI, Cloud Initiatives with Cloud Bot Digital Consultant

Wipro on March 14 launched the latest initiative that’s part of its artificial intelligence (AI) and cloud strategies, saying the new Wipro Holmes Cloud Bot is a “continuously ... More

Nintendo Switch Demand Strong in First Week

Initial demand for the Nintendo Switch hybrid home video game console and portable system has been strong since its global launch March 3, and supplies were still spotty at U.S. re... More

Sling TV Expands Cloud DVR to Amazon Fire Devices; Apple TV Up Next

After launching Cloud DVR exclusively on Roku devices late last year, Dish Network’s Sling TV has now expanded availability of the service to consumers using Amazon Fire TVs, Fir... More

Teradata Introduces Open Source Kylo Software Platform

As part of its ongoing open source software strategy, Teradata has introduced Kylo, a data lake management software platform that the company says will help users quickly build and... More

Salesforce Exec: AI Pact with IBM Will Help Enhance Customer Engagement

The artificial intelligence (AI) partnership announced by Salesforce and IBM March 6 — combining the companies’ respective AI platforms, IBM Watson and Salesforce Einstein — ... More

Viacom CEO: OTT Could Be Greater Driver of Pay TV Penetration Outside the U.S.

The increasing number of over-the-top (OTT) “skinny bundles” stand a greater chance of boosting pay TV penetration outside the U.S. than inside the country, according to new Vi... More

IMAX CEO: Strong Content Will Decide VR Winners

It may still be the early days for virtual reality (VR) and it remains to be seen who the big winners will be in the space, but the creation of strong content will go a long way to... More

Accenture: Quality Content’s the Most Important Driver of Brand Engagement

Quality content is the single most significant driver of brand engagement, according to new research released by Accenture Interactive. “The insatiable demand for quality cont... More

Box CEO: Strong Feedback for Relay Workflow Solution

The new Box Relay workflow solution that Box developed with IBM will officially launch later this year, but it’s already being rolled out as part of a beta test to some of Box’... More

Hewlett Packard Enterprise CFO: Company’s Confident on ‘Opportunities for Growth’ (MESA)

Hewlett Packard Enterprise continues to see “opportunities for growth,” especially in the “high-growth areas” that include high-performance computing, according to CFO Tim ... More

Viacom Execs: ‘Data Democratization’ is Important for Better Decision-Making

NEW YORK — The “democratization” of data is important today for better decision-making in the entertainment industry, according to Viacom data strategy executives. To help... More

TiVo Exec: Company’s Bullish on Open Standard Audio Watermark

NEW YORK — An open standard audio watermark would be a positive for TiVo and the entertainment industry as a whole, according to Scott Maddux, VP of business development at TiVo.... More

IMAX CEO: Company Encouraged by Results of First VR Centre

IMAX is encouraged by the early results of its first Virtual Reality (VR) Centre, in Los Angeles, which attracted more than 7,000 attendees since opening Jan. 6, according to compa... More