Dell Technologies held its first combined conference in Austin last week, blending Dell World and EMC World into a single venue. This marks the last time of event will be held in Texas. It's just grown too big. Next year, attendees will find themselves in Las Vegas. A year after blending the two companies, the combined entity seems to be gaining momentum.
Dropbox's updated iOS app lets you digitally sign PDF files stored in the cloud. That's just one of a few valuable enhancements, but the PDF feature falls short when it comes to filling out certain forms.
Even though many companies are moving to the cloud, I still hear from cloud-resistant CIOs who are concerned about myths that are circulating about cloud computing. Some think that the cloud isn't safe, or that they can build better solutions on-site. Let's dispel the biggest myths about cloud computing.
The new HHS guidelines recognize the growing importance of cloud computing in healthcare and are the right step in the bringing cloud service providers into the broader discussion on healthcare data security and privacy. However, covered entities and BAs have to unpack the guidelines and address certain gaps.rn
Tape storage has been declared dead so many times that it has become a trope in technology journalism. The truth is more complicated and is ultimately less about tape’s demise than it is about the steady encroachment of cloud services.
The elements necessary to bring artificial intelligence (A.I.) to life are converging right now. Inexpensive computing in the form of the cloud, edge "nodes" (ie: smartphones), big data (growing continuously, thanks to the propagation of cheap sensors) and continuous deployment agile development methods make real A.I. likely to succeed now more than ever.
Developers are people, too, and they get annoyed by the same things that bug the rest of us: Co-workers, endless meetings and bad office coffee. But some issues are unique to developers. Here are the top 10 things that tick off software developers.rn
Google yesterday said its cloud business now has a billion active users. To celebrate the milestone, the company reorganized its cloud efforts under the name 'Google Cloud' and rebranded Google Apps as 'G Suite.'
Much of the front office has been automated, including customer relationship management and marketing. But sales itself has been adrift in business process automation. Sales engagement platforms are beginning to remedy that situation by pulling together monitoring and communication tools that reveal exactly how customers are connecting with marketing material at a granular level. This knowledge helps accelerate close rates and allows management to bottle the alchemy of the company's best sales people and pass it around to the rest of the team.
PokemonGo became an international phenomenon this summer. People wandered into traffic, swarmed coffee shops and walked their dogs into a state of exhaustion. PokemonGo also made $500 million in 60 days. CIOs can learn from the successes and struggles of Pikachu and his friends.
When Facebook released a live-video feature for Facebook at Work, Weber Shandwick was one of the first companies to put it to use. The service hasn't replaced the PR's firms other collaboration tools (yet), but it is quickly gaining traction.
Automation as a service is a technology that is quietly expanding in functionality, is gaining momentum with personal and corporate users, and can simultaneously enhance organizational efficiency and product quality.rn
You might not have noticed it, but cloud implementation consultants and contractors have been acting increasingly stupid over the last couple of years. If you think this doesn’t affect you and your project, you’re wrong.
AWS, Microsoft and Google are building data centers in Europe to address privacy concerns in a post-Snowden world. Cloud infrastructure revenue is rising, but how much better could be for U.S. vendors?
Nintex has been in the business of providing software to automate corporate workflows for years. In July, the company introduced an analytics package, called Hawkeye, that lets workflow professionals measure their effectiveness. Over time, Nintex expects to build this capability out to include a wider range of data sources and more refined views of workflow performance.
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