Despite the trend toward digitization and a shrinking branch footprint, the brick-and-mortar bank isn’t disappearing anytime soon. In June, JPMorgan Chase opened one of the largest branches in the country—a 12,500-square-foot emporium in Midtown Manhattan.
As networking moves from monolithic to disaggregated infrastructure, the necessity of programmability has become existential, be it physical or software-defined networks (SDN). A common thread runs through these movements: the need for control. As the notion of control continues to evolve, it will drive significant changes to the systems that form the foundations of the […]
When Campofrio Food Group’s 17-year-old factory in Burgos, Spain, famously burned to the ground, the multinational meat processor turned tragedy into opportunity. With an eye on digital transformation, Campofrio rebuilt the facility as a connected factory, powered by the Internet of Things (IoT). This allowed the state-of-the-art, greenfield meat packing plant to automate processes and provide real-time […]
Most of us are familiar with the saying “upstream without a paddle”. This is an unfortunate event, where one finds themselves without the proper resources. I have witnessed this exact phenomenon on one of my canoe trips. A pair of canoers had broken a paddle.
It’s amazing to think that within my lifetime I will travel to work in a self-driving car; I’ll have conversations with my fridge about what’s for dinner; and I’ll receive customer service from Artificial Intelligence (AI)-powered chat bots. Developments in technology are taking these once-fictional scenarios and planting them in our very near future.
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 […]
With a tap, Lyft can take you to where you need to go in just a few minutes. Car companies like Audiare using virtual reality to give you a test drive of their latest models. Amazon Prime Now can deliver groceries to your door step within two hours.
It’s a small world. It’s also an increasingly hot, crowded and contentious one. The double wallop of climate change and society’s own impact on the earth’s atmosphere are intensifying struggles over natural resources while also threatening our infrastructure, food systems and quality of life.
We’ve come a long way as an industry in last 10 years. As I travel to #KubeCon in Austin, I’m reflecting back on what has changed. 10 years ago, I ran an independent research group called the IT Process Institute, and was lead researcher on a study designed to identify change, config, release best practices.