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Hank Barnes

It has been a few weeks since the conference ended. I again want to thank everyone that joined us in Huntington Beach. The feedback has been …

Gartner Inc.

IDC - Latam to see 26.2% CAGR in public cloud services spending by 2021

Close<p>Methodology & Procedures<p>Definitions<p>Projects covered include state-owned and private projects in the Infrastructure, Electric Power, Oil & Gas …

Project Management

The Sarbanes-Oxley Act's 15th Anniversary: Global Corporate Ethical Behavior Improves, Challenges Remain

NEW YORK, July 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- More than half (52.4 percent) of C-suite and other executives say global corporate ethical behavior has …

Software is helping the world, not just eating it: Infor CEO on vertical cloud

Businesses inside and outside technology are learning what happens when cloud takes infrastructure out of the picture. Infor Inc. opted to build its …

Tech Industry

AI Will Be Ubiquitous in 2020 but Overhyped in 2017 – Gartner

Artificial intelligence will be baked into nearly every new software product and service by 2020, but the rush to claim AI integration today is …

Artificial Intelligence

AI Will Be Part of Almost Every New App by 2020, Claims Gartner

Signifying the growing popularity of Artificial Intelligence (AI), global research firm Gartner has predicted that AI will be virtually pervasive in …

Businesses will spend $128 billion on public cloud this year, says IDC | ZDNet

Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) will dominate as the top cloud computing type, capturing two-thirds of all public cloud spending in 2017.<p>Spending on …

CRM

Lenovo unveils business strategy to strengthen its portfolio

Dubai<p>Lenovo has redesigned its data centre line-up, adding new product families, to help businesses transform for the ‘intelligence revolution’ …

Human Capital Management Market to Reach $22 Billion by 2022: Analysis By Component, Software, Service, Deployment Model, Organizational Size & Vertical

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Human Resources

Mobile Workforce Management Vendors Urged to Invest in AI and Predictive Analytics to Sustain Competitive Edge in Market

Most Influential Technology Blogs<p>By Rene Buest<p>Being a business leader in the established economy is not necessarily a fun job these days. Keeping the …

Digital Transformation

Gartner: AI to arrive in 'almost every new software product by 2020'

It was once “cloud washing,” but it’s now “hype” and “AI Washing” that is “creating confusion, obscuring the real benefits of the …

Artificial Intelligence

Gartner: AI tech will be in most software products by 2020

Gartner has predicted the future of Artificial Intelligence (AI): by 2020 AI technologies will be virtually pervasive in almost every new software …

CIOs, ignore ‘change fatigue’ at your peril

Sequence periods of change with time to master new skills when implementing digital and business transformation initiatives, advises Gartner.

New Zealand

Gartner Cuts 2017 Global IT Spending Forecast, But Sees Silver Linings

Gartner has reduced its worldwide IT spending projections for the second time this year, now forecasting a 2.4 percent increase in 2017 to $3.5 …

Gartner: IT spending to rise in 2017

Worldwide IT spending is set to increase 2.4 percent this year as businesses increasingly adopt emerging technologies, according to a report released …

When Software Mergers Heat Up, These Companies Will Be Buyers

Trends in the enterprise software market favor big guns, says Goldman Sachs, and another wave of mergers and acquisitions seems likely with smaller …

Goldman Sachs

The Next Frontier Of B2B Sales Is Predictive Analytics

You don’t need to be a certified data scientist to see that data is playing a critical role in transforming businesses across every industry and niche in 2017. But beneath all this growth you can definitely find one particular concept: predictive analytics.<p>When you look at predictive analytics, …

Business Intelligence

IBM Watson takes on IT services

Dive Brief:<p>Danske Bank is testing the first IBM Watson-based services platform that uses cognitive technologies to help IT service providers improve …

IBM Watson

Enterprise Mobility Survey Commissioned by Red Hat Reveals Growing Demand for Mobile Applications in ASEAN Countries

SINGAPORE, July 13, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE: RHT), the world's leading provider of open source solutions, today announced the …

Red Hat

PC shipments hit the lowest level in a decade

PC shipments are at the lowest levels since 2007.<p>Gartner said this week that the PC market declined 4.3 percent during the second quarter. The …

Personal computer market continues to decline

Worldwide shipments of personal computers continued to slump in the recently ended quarter but showed signs of stabilising, according to the latest …

Traditional PC market fares slightly better than expectations as component shortages ease, says IDC

Worldwide shipments of traditional PCs (desktop, notebook, workstation) totaled 60.5 million units in the second quarter of 2017, posting an on-year …

A Cyberattack ‘the World Isn’t Ready For’

NEWARK — There have been times over the last two months when Golan Ben-Oni has felt like a voice in the wilderness.<p>On April 29, someone hit his employer, IDT Corporation, with two cyberweapons that had been stolen from the National Security Agency. Mr. Ben-Oni, the global chief information officer …

Security

Adapting For Careers In The 21st Century | Sage People

Over seven million of today’s jobs are expected to disappear by 2020, according to the World Economic Forum.<p>Many are calling it the fourth industrial …

Companies are moving to the digital era, but they're not necessarily taking IT with them

Digital is a hot topic among IT leaders, but they also risk getting left behind. Here's how IT leaders can keep their career relevant.<p>Digital, the …

Accenture Report: Artificial Intelligence Has Potential to Increase Corporate Profitability in 16 Industries by an Average of 38 Percent by 2035

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Businesses that successfully apply artificial intelligence (AI) could increase profitability by an average of 38 percent …

Artificial Intelligence

Accenture Digital CEO – ‘Fix the back-end, be open and eradicate your silos’

Mike Sutcliff and Accenture Digital believe that companies that are just applying digital tools to the old ways of working are getting it wrong.The …

Innovation

Canadian CEO Outlook at a glance—Disrupt and grow

We hope that this report provides insights to help you deliver results today but also anticipate the changes you may have to make to be successful in …

For India's CEOs, growth comes before ethics, finds EY study

<i>Image: Shutterstock (For illustrative purposes only)</i><p>At a time when investment in corporate compliance programmes is at an all-time high in the Asia …