Predictions 2019: Digital Technologies Shift from Visions to Realities

Predictions 2019: Digital Technologies Shift from Visions to Realities

In 2018, the buzz in business was all about digital transformation technologies—everything from artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) to hybrid cloud, blockchain and the Internet of Things (IoT). That buzz won’t cease in 2019—but the chatter around these technologies may become more refined, with less of a focus on what the technologies are and more on how they will be applied to have the most impact on business.

If Santa Replaced Magic with IoT Technologies

If Santa Replaced Magic with IoT Technologies

The holiday season brings songs and stories about Santa Clause with his sleigh full of toys which he delivers around the world to good boys and girls. Magic may not be able to make digital transformation happen, but Santa…Santa runs on magic (along with milk and cookies and lots of imagination).

Should Santa’s magic run a bit low, he and his team could turn to IoT technologies to support many of the use cases needed to deliver millions of packages in one around-the-planet journey.

Black Friday and Cyber Monday of the Future: What’s “in Store” for Us?

Black Friday and Cyber Monday of the Future: What’s “in Store” for Us?

Many of you may know the background of Black Friday being a term used for the first shopping day after Thanksgiving. The reason for the name varies depending on where you look, or who you ask. Anything from it being the first time that retailers finally start to show a profit for the calendar year, to the traffic chaos on the roads, or even the less than orderly behavior of shoppers scrambling for bargains.

Software-defined Networking is an Essential Consideration for Successful IT Transformation

Software-defined Networking is an Essential Consideration for Successful IT Transformation

Making the switch to software-defined networking delivers significant business benefits and plays a key role in IT Transformation.

In the fifth of a series of blogs inspired by influential research published by industry analyst ESG, we discover the impact that software-defined networking can have on an organization’s IT Transformation efforts.

Don’t Age Out: Adopt Modular Servers for Transformational Workloads

In today’s age of digital disruption, one of the greatest challenges that companies face is the need to keep up with evolving technology. Speed and agility are key to a successful IT transformation, and organizations that can handle transformational workloads, such as AI and cloud-native applications, have a significant advantage over those that can’t.

On one end of the spectrum are the innovative companies, with modern data center infrastructure and IT automation in place.

Fortifying Foundations – The Secret to Amplifying AI in the Digital Age

Fortifying Foundations – The Secret to Amplifying AI in the Digital Age

As any architect worth his brick and mortar will tell you, a solid foundation is the key to achieving the desired outcome of any substantial structure. This is certainly true when it comes to implementing a successful digital transformation with an eye toward maximizing the benefits of artificial intelligence and all of the other new technologies now available.

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

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, to intellectual property rights protection and cybersecurity cooperation.