AI Drives Demand for Next-Gen Compute Architecture

AI Drives Demand for Next-Gen Compute Architecture

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.

via Digital Lifescapes

Artificial Intelligence Startups Gain Momentum in 2019

Artificial Intelligence Startups Gain Momentum in 2019

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.

via CB Insights

Why Robots and People Will Naturally Coexist Together

Why Robots and People Will Naturally Coexist Together

“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.”

via World Economic Forum

How Enterprise Employees Create Digital Business Ideas

How Enterprise Employees Create Digital Business Ideas

“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.”

via WSJ

Next-Generation Hybrid Cloud Empowers Digital Business

Next-Gen Hybrid Cloud Empowers Digital Business

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.

via Institute for Business Value

Why Midsize Enterprises Invest in Emerging Technology

Why Midsize Enterprises Invest in Emerging Technology

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.

via Gartner

Developers Gain Influence Over IT Investment Decisions

Developers Gain Influence Over IT Investment Decisions

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.

via IDC