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U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement Enables the Digital Economy

Minutes before a midnight deadline on October 1, the U.S., Mexico and Canada agreed on a new trade pact to replace the previous North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). The new trade agreement is known as the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) and contains 34 chapters and various side letters, covering everything from tariffs and non-tariff barriers, […]

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The Rise of Deep Learning in the Enterprise

In a recent IDC report IT decision makers believe 75% of enterprises applications will use AI by 2021. Artificial Intelligence is not a new solution in fact we have seen various cycles of excitement followed by lulls. What makes this cycle any different? Two words: Deep Learning What is deep learning? The early stages of World War II […]

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5 Most Common Application Performance Issues

Some things never change: application performance issues Flashback to twelve years ago when I was working at Mercury Interactive on their managed service for application performance management (APM). That year, Italy won the World Cup (again) and Enron went down in flames.

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Networks and IoT Play Nice Together in the Digital Age

The Internet of Things (IoT) is gaining serious momentum these days, especially now that digital transformations are well underway. Gartner estimates that 20.4 billion IoT devices will be deployed by 2020 and IDC expects enterprise spending on the category to reach $772 billion by the end of this year.

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Pandas, Caviar, and Deep Learning

Analytics is redefining the world. Data is the new oil. Artificial intelligence (AI) is everywhere It feels like we hear some variant of these phrases too often. But there is a reason why such statements have become so pervasive. Data has quickly become the most valuable and differentiating asset for many organizations as it opens up new […]

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The 5 Barriers to Optimal App Performance

Businesses globally experience application performance issues, ranging from mildly annoying to severely threatening levels of interference. While not every malfunction costs millions of dollars in lost revenue, even just a brief outage can have long-term effects.

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Why a Big Data Approach is Key for APM

There has been some debate about whether a big data approach is relevant to application performance monitoring (APM). Some experts claim that sophisticated analytics and sampled data are more than sufficient when it comes to monitoring and diagnostics, and a big data approach is unnecessary.

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What’s Innovation? Learning to Love Failure

Anyone rummaging around in search of innovation in the annals of economics will inevitably end up running into Joseph Schumpeter. The political economist was already aware of the fact that innovation is the critical dimension of success more than 100 years ago (1). But although it appears straightforward on the surface, it isn’t. Scratch the surface […]

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