Strategy

LiveTiles to Launch Unified Intelligent Workplace Platform Next Month (Small Caps)

LiveTiles is preparing to add yet another string to its bow with the launch of a new product that will expand its growing suite of features enabling businesses to automate their op... More

The Death of the TV Remote – and What’s Coming Next (WSJ)

In the last few years, Alexa and Siri have moved in. With this invasion of AI assistants comes incredible command over technology: Don’t set a timer or check the weather; ask. Do... More

Industry Collaboration in the Battle Against Piracy (NAGRA Blog)

The loss the media and entertainment industry is incurring from piracy is increasing every day. The growing scale and sophistication of the pirate threat is something that cannot b... More

SAP CEO Bill McDermott Explains How Intelligence Revolutionizes the Customer Experience (Forbes)

Bill McDermott, CEO of SAP, had three main messages for the capacity crowd at the company’s biggest customer event this year: Intelligence is only valuable to the business when i... More

LiveTiles’ Redenbach: ‘User Engagement Central to Success of Digital Workplace’ (CMS Wire)

For Karl Redenbach, the introduction of workplace artificial intelligence (AI) and chatbots have been among the most significant developments in the digital workplace market over t... More

Adobe Buys Magento for $1.68 Billion to Target E-Commerce (Bloomberg)

Adobe agreed to buy e-commerce company Magento for $1.68 billion, in a bid to capture a bigger slice of the digital-commerce industry. The Photoshop software provider is making its... More

Oracle to Launch Internet ‘Weather Map’ (WSJ)

Oracle plans to launch in June an “Internet Weather Map” aimed at helping businesses better anticipate latency issues and outages caused by storms, earthquakes, state interven... More

Can Blockchain Solve Your Document, Digital Signature Headaches? (Forbes)

The purchase order looks legitimate, yet does it have all the proper approvals? Many lawyers reviewed this draft contract so is this the latest version? Can we prove that this esse... More

China Wants to Shape the Global Future of Artificial Intelligence (MIT Technology Review)

China isn’t just investing heavily in AI—its experts aim to set the global standards for the technology as well. Academics, industry researchers, and government experts gath... More

SHIFT Unveils ‘Creative Fund’ Short Film Grant (SCN)

SHIFT, the new brand for the combined software-as-a-service businesses of MediaSilo and Wiredrive, has launched a new grant program for up-and-coming filmmakers, providing up to $3... More

5 Reasons Why Smart Platforms are a Must for Digital Transformation Success (Wipro Blog)

How do most digital transformation initiatives run? They are well planned -- at least on paper. The smaller initiatives even manage to succeed, but they don’t have enough enterpr... More

At Hannover Messe, SAP Presents End-to-End Solutions for the Digital Factories of Tomorrow (SCN)

At this year’s Hannover Messe, SAP is showcasing “Generation 2018” of the open integrated factory, demonstrating how customers can create a digital twin for end-to-end proces... More

5 Ways Augmented Reality is Disrupting the Supply Chain (Fortune)

Thanks to innovations in artificial intelligence and distributed ledger technology known as blockchain, augmented reality is poised to transform the software used to manage supply ... More

NAB Show: ZOO Digital Adds Facial Recognition to Content Security Mix (Rapid TV News)

ZOO Digital is to debut a video content security feature that incorporates machine learning and facial recognition. The feature will address a major security risk by automatical... More

SAP’s Design Chief Explains How to Scale Design Across Organizations (Fortune)

How can new design strategies be scaled across an entire organization? The answer involves a internal transformation of company culture as well as an external shift in client relat... More

A Look at the Future of 5G-Powered Smart Cities (Adweek)

What will cities of the near future look like when buildings, cars, people and a whole slew of other things can communicate with each other? Earlier this month, tech companies a... More

Netflix’s Newest App Isn’t for Consumers, but the People Making Its Shows (Variety)

First, Netflix used technology to reinvent the way movies and TV shows are being watched. Now, it wants to do the same thing with the way they’re being made. To that end, Netf... More

Cisco and TIM: Together to Accelerate Italy’s Digitization (MESA)

Cisco and TIM, the leading service provider in Italy, announced a major agreement aimed at accelerating Italy’s digitization at Mobile World Congress. The two companies are engag... More

By Buying the Ring Doorbell, Amazon is Expanding Alexa’s World Once Again (Fast Company)

Amazon’s acquisition of the digital doorbell-cam company Ring is a perfect example of how the retail giant uses its Alexa Fund investment arm to get an early line on good technol... More

Smart Cities Set to Go Worldwide by 2025 (ITProPortal)

Countries around the world are set to enjoy a major burst in connected technology as “smart cities” increasingly become the norm, new research has predicted. A new report ha... More