HITS News Headlines

Google Delivers Broad Array of Cloud Platform Security Improvements (eWeek)

Though corporate concerns about cloud security have waned considerably in recent years, it still remains a big reason why enterprise balk at move IT workloads more quickly to cloud... More

Oracle Opens State-of-the-Art Cloud Campus in Austin (HITS)

Oracle unveiled its new Austin, Texas campus as a sales innovation customer experience hub to support increasing demand for Oracle Cloud and attract top talent to service the busin... More

Driving Data Science Results by Asking Why (Data Points)

With a productized analytic , a data consumer is presented with a solution that is well documented. This creates some useful boundaries within which the process of asking questions... More

Digital Leaders: Navigators in a Complex World (SAP Blog)

Today’s technology-driven world is undeniably complex. This complexity is reflected in many aspects of our society, from cultural shifts to ethical issues resulting from the adva... More

Companies Ready to Spend on IT Hardware Again (NW)

In-house IT hardware spending has been on hold thanks to executives flip-flopping on whether to move to cloud computing. It hasn't been because they've actually shifted to cloud se... More

HBO Chooses Wazee Digital for Archiving Endangered Formats (HITS)

Wazee Digital today announced that HBO® has begun using Wazee Digital Core to digitize and archive sports content currently stored in endangered videotape formats. In doing so, HB... More

Salesforce to Acquire MuleSoft (MESA)

Salesforce have entered into a definitive agreement under which Salesforce will acquire MuleSoft for an enterprise value of approximately $6.5 billion. Every digital transformat... More

Cognizant, General Assembly to Launch No-Cost Digital Engineering Education Program (MESA)

Cognizant and digital training and talent acquisition company General Assembly today announced a new digital engineering education program as part of Cognizant's global effort to a... More

Microsoft Unveils New Azure Databricks Service (HITS)

Databricks, provider of the leading Unified Analytics Platform powered by Apache Spark, today announced general availability of Microsoft Azure Databricks. Azure Databricks is Dat... More

Robert Half: Promising Resumes Often Don’t Equal Promising Hires (HITS)

Employers impressed by a job candidate's resume often discover the person isn't such a good match for the position after all, research shows. More than six in 10 senior managers (6... More

How to Write a New CRM Story with Customer Service (Forbes)

Today we are surrounded by so many techy acronyms: IoT, ML, AI, VR, CX, (to name a few), that we sometimes forget about one of the originals: CRM. Doing simple searches of CRM solu... More

How Blockchain Will Transform the Supply Chain, Logistics Industry (Forbes)

Managing today’s supply chains—all the links to creating and distributing goods—is extraordinarily complex. Depending on the product, the supply chain can span over hundreds ... More

Featured Jobs: Sony Pictures Entertainment; Microsoft; Dolby

Manager, Sales Analytics and Data Science — Culver City, CA — Sony Pictures Entertainment Sr. Data Engineer, Analytics — Redmond, WA — Microsoft Product Marketing Manager... More

Has Content Services Really Sent ECM Into Retirement? (IT Pro Portal)

David Jones, Nuxeo: In a posting entitled “The Death of ECM and the Birth of Content Services”, Gartner decided that ECM had had its day. ECM solutions were intended to serve a... More

SAP Predictive Analytics, Application Edition, Powers Intelligent Enterprises (HITS)

SAP today announced the general availability of the application edition of SAP Predictive Analytics software to help enterprises create and manage predictive machine learning model... More

NAB 2018: Prime Focus Technologies, Microsoft Partner to Lead the Media, Entertainment Industry to the Cloud (MESA)

Prime Focus Technologies has partnered with Microsoft to further strengthen its flagship CLEARTM Hybrid Cloud-enabled Media ERP Suite. CLEAR handles 1.5 M hours of content, and its... More

Google Expands its Cloud Platform Region in the Netherlands (TechCrunch)

Google announced that it has expanded its recently launched Cloud Platform region in the Netherlands with an additional zone. The investment, which is worth a reported 500 million ... More

Tata Communications Helps Surbana Jurong Take Lift Security in the Internet of Things to the Next Level (HITS)

Tata Communications, a leading digital infrastructure provider, is working with Surbana Jurong, one of Asia’s largest urban, industrial and infrastructure consulting firms, to eq... More

FTC Reportedly to Investigate Facebook’s Use of Personal Data (CNBC)

The Federal Trade Commission is investigating whether the use of personal data from 50 million Facebook users by Cambridge Analytica violated a consent decree the tech company sign... More

IBM Brings its Power9 Servers with Nvidia GPUs to its Cloud (TechCrunch)

IBM is hosing its annual THINK conference to packed halls in Las Vegas this week. Given how important its cloud business has become to its bottom line, it’s no surprise that this... More