The world of high-performance computing (HPC) will continue to evolve, as enterprise CIOs and CTOs anticipate the future demands for IT Infrastructure capable of supporting new workloads.
Artificial intelligence is a sector that attracts big investor checks: Q2’19 recently saw record quarterly funding to AI startups at $7.4 billion. This included several $100M+ mega-deals to companies like robotic process automation company UiPath and AI-powered insurance startup Lemonade.
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“The imperative for humans and machines working together is clear. That doesn’t mean the constant media hype about robot overlords doesn’t have an impact – workers hearing about their jobs being displaced on a regular basis may still have reservations about machine co-workers.”
“The blurring of lines between IT and business groups reflects the fact that coding and the ability to analyze data are now central to product development. Tech teams at large corporations have developed new tools for employees and customers in the past few years.”
Despite the growth of cloud over the past decade, for most organizations, only 20 percent of workloads have made their way to the public cloud — and these are not yet companies’ core mission-critical workloads. The 80 percent that remains is where real enterprise value lies.
About 68% of midsize CIOs expect to increase investment in information technology in 2019 over 2018, according to Gartner. Some technologies could have a wide-ranging impact and amplify business capabilities.
IT decision-makers and Line of Business executives found that developers have significant autonomy with tools and technologies selection. In addition, developers exercise influence over enterprise purchasing decisions and are key stakeholders for cloud and digital transformation projects.