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Gartner: Most cloud ERP systems are doomed to fail by 2018

Enterprises that think they can escape the clutches of vendor lock-in by shunting their Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) operations to the cloud …

MIT student builds real-time MBTA map into wall using LED lights

CAMBRIDGE — The makeshift display secured into the wall glows and pulsates, creating a hypnotic aura like a lava lamp for the modern-day engineering …

HBO patents boxing glove sensor tech that measures the power of punches

HBO has been awarded a patent for a sensor technology that measures and transmits the force at which a boxing glove hits someone’s face.<p>The patent describes a system where accelerometer and gyroscope sensors are embedded in the front of a boxing glove. A database containing motion profiles of …

Audi and Amazon to try car-boot delivery service

<b>Packages could soon be delivered to the boot of your Audi as part of a trial involving the car maker, Amazon and DHL.</b><p>Kicked off by Audi, the system aims to end the frustration of missing the arrival of a package being delivered to home or work.<p>Instead, Audi owners will be able to use their car as a …

Iowa Digital Driver's License Pilot Begins

The company that makes most of the nation’s driver’s licenses — MorphoTrust — is now piloting the first digital driver’s license in the nation.<p>About …

Business transformation: how to stay ahead of the game in the digital age

Since the beginning of this century, over half of Fortune 500 companies have disappeared. In their place has emerged a generation of new, digitally-driven businesses such as Facebook, Airbnb and Uber.<p>Famously, Warren Buffett has had great success picking the corporate winners over the years. His …

Innovation

As Utilities Embrace Change, FirstEnergy’s Strategy Is Resistance and Protectionism

It’s easy to make the case that America’s electricity industry is stuck in the past. But it’s impossible to suggest a new energy future isn’t already …

Beyond the UX Tipping Point

Surprisingly, few are talking about what could be the biggest user experience story of 2014: The introduction of the Disney Magic Band.<p>Once …

Molecular Health Drastically Improves Cancer Treatment

<i>I’ve always been proud to work at SAP. However, this past year, I interviewed some amazing companies that run SAP solutions, and now more than ever,</i> …

How Indra Nooyi Turned Design Thinking Into Strategy: An Interview with PepsiCo’s CEO

Just a few years ago, it wasn’t clear whether Indra Nooyi would survive as PepsiCo’s CEO. Many investors saw Pepsi as a bloated giant whose top brands were losing market share. And they were critical of Nooyi’s shift toward a more health-oriented overall product line. Prominent activist investor …

Telling Tales

In 1998, I made a pilgrimage to the International Storytelling Center in Jonesborough, Tennessee, seeking some enlightenment. Several years earlier, as the program director of knowledge management at the World Bank, I had stumbled onto the power of storytelling. Despite a career of scoffing at such …

Execute Like a Rookie, Lead Like a Multiplier

In 1989, Liz Wiseman took her first job out of business school at a mid-size startup called Oracle. With no previous experience, she was recruited as …

Charisma

There Are No Liquid Lunches in the Cloud

<i>(Updated 10th paragraph to clarify that Guardian Life Insurance uses AppDynamics)</i><p>Until a few years ago, Evan Blake made about $300,000 a year selling …

Crime fighter than can bend time

Thirty kilometres above a chosen city, a plane hangs out of sight of the thousands of people scurrying below — continuously circling the metropolis …

Fighting disease with data - the power of disease tracking and surveillance

The Black Death was probably the most devastating pandemic in history, killing well over 100 million people in the 1300’s, reducing half of Europe’s …

What's Blocking The $11 Trillion Internet Of Things Opportunity

The Internet of Things (IoT) is a goldmine waiting to happen, says a new report from management consulting firm McKinsey & Co.. However, according to its findings, we may be waiting a long time.<p>The tech industry seems to have reached full lather over this trend, with companies big and small rushing …

Oracle Sales Erode as Startups Embrace Souped-Up Free Software

Dan Wagner, the chief executive officer of U.K.-based mobile payments company Powa Technologies Ltd., poses a challenge for database giant Oracle …

The #InternetOfThings Will Generate Terabytes of Data | @ThingsExpo #IoT #M2M #API #Microservices

DxWorldEXPO Celebrity Blogs<p>By Liz McMillan<p>In his keynote at @ThingsExpo, Chris Matthieu, Director of IoT Engineering at Citrix and co-founder and CTO …

Steve Risseeuw on SAP’s ‘Co-Innovation’ Tech Approach With Agencies, Push for Collaboration

Steve Risseeuw heads SAP‘s work with the Defense Department and its component agencies as a vice president at the technology services contractor. The …

HANA business case realities - demystifying the SAP S/4 HANA migration

In part one of this piece (Pondering SAP S/4 HANA business case realities), I expressed surprise that HANA business cases don’t typically include the …

13 fascinating charts that show the state of American energy

Amazon, Microsoft, IBM and the cloud gang: Comparing the revenue

Comparing the largest cloud players on the block gets a bit convoluted the way tech vendors are compiling their financials. Here's a crack at playing …

Fujitsu Technology and Service Vision : Fujitsu Global

Here's how IBM uses sensors and lasers to track the Masters

Using internet-connected devices to capture where golf balls are headed, users can now visualize exactly how a golf player tracked the course from …

DISA’s Data Center Automation Plan

The Defense Information Systems Agency is pushing hard to automate its data center operations to free up staff to work on more difficult challenges, …

Unlocking networks: the growing mobile mandate

It’s always nice to be with 100,000 close friends at a mega-event like Mobile World Congress 2015 in Barcelona. With a career’s worth of trade shows …

To Improve Sales, Pay More Attention to Presales

At a time when CEOs are in a constant quest for growth, there is a promising but often overlooked opportunity available close to home: presales. Distinct from marketing and sales operations, presales provides a specific set of activities that lead to qualifying, bidding on, winning, and renewing a …

SAP in the city

SAP have been showcasing the latest mobile innovations powered by HANA, using real-time analytics to create the ‘real-time economy’.<p>At Mobile World …