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Your DevOps Initiatives Are Failing: Here’s How to Win

Your DevOps Initiatives Are Failing: Here’s How to Win

Everyone wants to do DevOps, but not everyone understands how to do it. While most organizations understand the benefits successful DevOps brings to the business, they don’t understand how to get there. Harvard Business Review recently found 86 percent of respondents want to build and deploy software more quickly, but only 10 percent are successful…
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On-Chain Versus Off-Chain: The Perpetual Blockchain Governance Debate

On-Chain Versus Off-Chain: The Perpetual Blockchain Governance Debate

Blockchain technology has been transforming the whole system of digitalization across industries. The main benefit of blockchain offerings is to have a lease on the transparency of transactions for both the beneficiary and the grantee. Organizations in the recent age have been managing data for blockchain-based solutions either as on-chain or off-chain as storage mechanisms.…
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How IoT And AI Can Enable Environmental Sustainability

How IoT And AI Can Enable Environmental Sustainability

Leveraging AI and IoT for environmental sustainability can help maximize our current efforts for environmental protection. According to a 2018 report by Intel, 74% of 200 business decision-makers in environmental sustainability agreed that AI would help solve environmental problems. Using IoT and AI for reducing e-waste Millions of electronic devices are discarded without proper disposal.…
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Android security flaw: More than 1bn phones could be hacked with single text message

Android security flaw: More than 1bn phones could be hacked with single text message

A major security flaw with Android mobile operating system has left over a billion Samsung, Huawei, LG and Sony smartphones vulnerable to cyber attacks. Researchers at cyber security firm Check Point identified the bug in Android-based phones, revealing that it only takes a single SMS text message to gain full access to a person’s emails.…
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Amazon CTO Details Company’s Path to the Cloud Business

Amazon CTO Details Company’s Path to the Cloud Business

Amazon.com Inc.’s dominance in cloud computing is the result of early struggles with its information-technology system as the e-commerce giant sought to expand beyond online book sales, a top executive said. “If I look back 10 or 15 years ago, I could not have projected where we’d be now,” said Werner Vogels, Amazon’s chief technology…
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What AIOps means for the datacenter

What AIOps means for the datacenter

Let’s cut through the hype: what can AIOps do to help IT teams perform their mission AIOps – In this modern era of the hybrid datacenter, consisting of cloud, a combination of on-prem technologies and management methodologies, IT operations teams are grappling with the resulting ever increasing complexity as they attempt to adapt to this…
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Top 5 Digital Transformation Trends In Retail For 2020

Top 5 Digital Transformation Trends In Retail For 2020

Digital Transformation – Each year, I take a look at the major digital transformation trends hitting every industry. Next up are the big digital transformation trends in retail for 2020. Before getting into this year’s trends, I want to go over some of the hits and misses we chose for 2019. While we did see…
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5 Insurtech Working to Improve Agency Processes, Efficiency

5 Insurtech Working to Improve Agency Processes, Efficiency

Independent insurance agents can find sifting through the many insurtech products to pinpoint ones suited to their needs is a daunting assignment. But it’s an assignment they must tackle, according to agency consultant Chris Burand, founder of Chris Burand & Associates, who says that agencies themselves, not their carriers, must decide which insurtechs are best…
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Elon Musk and Jack Ma don’t see eye to eye on Artificial Intelligence

Elon Musk and Jack Ma don’t see eye to eye on Artificial Intelligence

Outspoken tech billionaires and entrepreneurs Jack Ma and Elon Musk may share some similarities. But their views on AI (artificial intelligence) and their interest in space exploration don’t seem to be one of them. When the duo spoke on stage for the annual World Artificial Intelligence Conference (WAIC) in Shanghai on Thursday, Ma, chairman and…
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This AI Gives Emojis Real Faces and the Results Are Horrifying

This AI Gives Emojis Real Faces and the Results Are Horrifying

If you train a machine learning tool to find human features in emojis, the results are not pretty. Withered eyes on child, Red lips as pepperoni, Ghost with gaping jaw. AI – This haiku was inspired by Jonathan Fly’s horrifying post on his blog “I Forced a Bot.” Fly took a machine learning model—designed to…
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