Technology

Dell EMC Designs New Converged Infrastructure ‘for All Workloads’ (Data Center Knowledge)

This week Dell EMC expanded its converged infrastructure (CI) portfolio with the introduction of the VxBlock System 1000, which is designed to support all workload types and includ... More

How AR/VR Analytics May Help Your Business (IW)

Alternative reality and virtual reality are gaining traction, and some of the early adopters are already trying to figure out what it means to their businesses. The use cases vary ... More

AWS Lets Users Run SAP Apps Directly on SUSE Linux (IT Pro)

Businesses can now buy SUSE's Linux Enterprise Server for SAP apps directly from the Amazon Web Services (AWS) marketplace. SUSE and AWS said their closer collaboration means cu... More

Voice UI is the Future. But When? (Monday Note)

Propelled by what we can legitimately call The Alexa Movement, voice is now perceived as the future of the User Interface. But we need numbers: How many of us continue to use Alexa... More

2017 Capture Technologies Review and Predictions for 2018 (OpenText Blog)

Innovation is driving real-time capture solution development and having a direct impact on customer experience. It’s easier than ever to embed capture technologies into customer-... More

Welcome to the Post-Text Future (NY Times)

I’ll make this short: The thing you’re doing now, reading prose on a screen, is going out of fashion. We’re taking stock of the internet right now, with writers who cover ... More

Why Mainframes are Still Part of IBM’s Backbone (Data Center Knowledge)

IBM's last earnings report showed the first uptick in revenue in more than five years. A major boost came from a spike in mainframe revenue. Z series mainframe sales were up 70 per... More

PwC: Job Automation Will Hurt Women First but Will Ultimately Hurt Men More (Quartz)

There’s a risk that gender and racial inequality will be exacerbated by automation, as women and some ethnic minority groups are more likely to work in the lower-skilled jobs tha... More

What Does the GDPR and the ‘Right to Explanation’ Mean for AI? (IT World)

What does the GDPR, the sweeping overhaul of the 1995 European Data Protection Directive that affects any company that does business with Europeans, say about machine learning and ... More

Adobe Brings More AI Smarts to Its Experience Manager (TechCrunch)

Unless you’ve ever used it, chances are you’ve never heard of Adobe’s Experience Manager. Inside of large enterprises, though, it’s among the most popular cross-platform co... More

The Future of Work: How to Thrive Through IT’s Latest Revolution (CIO)

1. Skills will matter less than the ability to learn new ones - According to Oxford University research, the “half-life” of a job skill dropped from 30 years to 5 years between... More

MarkLogic Honored for Delivering Innovative Developer Tools (HITS)

MarkLogic announced that its flagship product, MarkLogic® 9, received a 2018 DEVIES Award to be presented at DeveloperWeek. MarkLogic received the award in the Enterprise Solution... More

3 Ways General IT Pros Can Become IoT Experts Before the Jobs Boom (TechRepublic)

To say the Internet of Things (IoT) is a booming industry would be an understatement: By the end of 2017, 8.4 billion connected devices were in use worldwide, according to Gartner... More

8 Early Warning Signs of IT Disaster (CIO)

There may be something rotten in your IT department, and if you don't deal with it soon you could have a disaster on your hands. Things may look fine now. But the warning signs are... More

Western Digital’s CIO Modernizes Technology in the Face of Two Major Acquisitions (Forbes)

The integration of a major acquisition is the bane of the existence of many executives. Chief information officers have special challenges during such scenarios, since, after all, ... More

The 13 Most Valuable IT Certifications Today (CIO)

Hiring certified professionals is also beneficial for employers. Of those surveyed, 44 percent of IT decision-makers say certifications result in employees performing work faster, ... More

Here Come All the AI Deployments; Now How Do We Manage AI? (ZDNet)

How will enterprises manage artificial intelligence deployments when most managers and executives don't understand the underlying models, data science or technology? That questi... More

5 Principles for Riding the Digital Disruption Wave (DXC Technology Blog)

2. Think in streams not structure - Rather than structuring around functional specialisms, consider organising around customer value streams and creating teams that minimise the nu... More

5 Factors Defining Digital Transformation in 2018 (IA)

Research shows that organisation are failing to balance the demands of day-to-day business operations with the need to invest in digital innovation that drives the business forward... More

Artificial Intelligence Goes Vertical in 2018 (DCK)

Armughan Ahmad, SVP and GM of Solutions for Dell EMC: As we move furiously through 2018, media, analysts and tech enthusiasts are thinking about what will be ‘the next big thing... More