Dwight Davis

Dwight Davis

Independent Writer, Researcher, Consultant

Dwight Davis has reported on and analyzed computer and communications industry trends, technologies and strategies for more than 35 years.

Can AI Drive Innovation? It Already Is.
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Can AI Drive Innovation? It Already Is.


Re-imagining Business Operations with Robotic Process Automation

Re-imagining Business Operations with Robotic Process Automation

Many repetitive tasks now done manually can be more efficiently and productively handled by software bots, especially when aided by other artificial intelligence technologies.

Marrying Security Analytics and Artificial Intelligence

Marrying Security Analytics and Artificial Intelligence

AI-based technologies such as machine learning and natural language processing are already enhancing security defenses.

Filling Critical Security Gaps with Cloud-Based Services

Filling Critical Security Gaps with Cloud-Based Services

Faced with new cyber threats and a shortage of security expertise, organizations are turning to managed cloud security solutions for help.

AI and the Workforce: Augmenting Human Skill, Not Replacing It

AI and the Workforce: Augmenting Human Skill, Not Replacing It

Despite the concerns of some knowledge workers, AI-based cognitive solutions will most likely offload mundane tasks while improving higher-level job functions.

Relational Database Services – Not Quite as Simple as They Seem

Relational Database Services – Not Quite as Simple as They Seem

Moving database operations to the cloud can deliver many benefits, but database services may be opaque, and can vary in size and type by region.

Standard or Custom Cloud Instances? How to Decide?

Standard or Custom Cloud Instances? How to Decide?

Building customized cloud environments for your applications may make sense -- but only if you can easily weigh the benefits versus the costs.

Why Saving 30% on Your Cloud Deployments May Be a Bad Deal

Why Saving 30% on Your Cloud Deployments May Be a Bad Deal

Attempting to cut cloud costs only by analyzing services bills can leave significant savings on the table.

Don’t Have Reservations About Your Reserved Instances

Don’t Have Reservations About Your Reserved Instances

Although reserving capacity intelligently can dramatically cut costs, locking in the wrong type or number of cloud instances can prove to be a confining money pit.

AI Technology in the Digital Enterprise

AI Technology in the Digital Enterprise

AI-based cognitive solutions are making rapid inroads into business environments, but it will take time – and support – before they can realize their full potential.

Are You Ready to Become a “Cognitive Business?”

Are You Ready to Become a “Cognitive Business?”

As organizations evolve to meet modern-day digital business demands, AI-based technologies such as machine learning are making rapid inroads.

How to Avoid a SaaS Security Disaster

How to Avoid a SaaS Security Disaster

Properly managed, the combination of shadow IT and SaaS can make companies more agile and competitive. But the security risk is very real.

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