Category: Predictions

Predictions, Trends

Globalscape 2018 Predictions: What to Watch in Digital Transformation

December 14, 2017

Via: VMBlog

We continue to see companies emphasizing modernization and digital transformation in order to realize the benefits of availability, resilience, performance and cost management. There will continue to be challenges to face, though, in ensuring that digital transformation results in appropriate […]

Innovations, Predictions, Trends

Robotics in business: Everything humans need to know

December 13, 2017

Via: ZDNet

One kind of robot has endured for the last half-century: the hulking one-armed Goliaths that dominate industrial assembly lines. These industrial robots have been task-specific — built to spot weld, say, or add threads to the end of a pipe. […]

Predictions, Trends

Zoomdata 2018 Predictions: What We See Coming in 2018

December 11, 2017

Via: VMBlog

In our predictions blog for 2017, we noted three trends that characterized the declining prevalence of standalone BI applications: 1. Interactive exploration on the freshest data 2. The end of static data models 3. Search-based analytics gaining greater traction All […]

Innovations, Predictions, Trends

Microsoft delivers public preview of its new Azure IoT software as a service

December 5, 2017

Via: ZDNet

Microsoft is making available as of today, December 5, a public preview of its IoT software-as-a-service offering called Microsoft IoT Central. Microsoft IoT Central is a software-as-a-service (SaaS) offering for connecting physical devices to back-end services, such as field service, […]

Cloud Computing, Predictions, Trends

Rackspace 2018 Predictions: Customers will Demand Help to Navigate Multi-Cloud Complexity

November 29, 2017

Via: VMBlog

Living in the fast-paced, iterating world of technology can be a whirlwind – one year can yield advances that shake up the industry multiple times over. It’s because of this that I find it’s always helpful to pause at this […]

Predictions, Trends

Will Wearables Ever be Cool? Probably Not. But in Field Service, They’ll be Useful

November 23, 2017

Via: Aberdeen Essentials

As a lover of gadgets, I look forward to the day I can wear a short sleeve shirt and my Apple Watch and not feel like a social pariah, but today is not that day. Part of the stigma is […]

Innovations, Predictions, Trends

​UN to host discussion about AI in warfare

November 13, 2017

Via: ZDNet

Recent advancements in artificial intelligence (AI) make it possible to design weapons systems that can target and attack without human intervention. This week, experts are expected to attend a meeting to discuss lethal autonomous weapons systems at the United Nations […]

Predictions, Trends, Vendors & Products

Report: Apple AR Headset Coming In 2020 With Brand New OS

November 8, 2017

Via: UploadVR

Apple’s ARKit marks the start of a long journey for the company’s work with augmented reality technology, but the long-rumored AR headset the company may be working on may still be years away from release. A new report from Bloomberg […]

Innovations, Predictions, Trends

Microsoft quietly announces end of last free Windows 10 upgrade offer

November 3, 2017

Via: ZDNet

If you’ve been waiting to claim your free Windows 10 upgrade using the “assistive technologies” exception, you need to act soon. In a quiet change to an obscure web page, Microsoft announced this week that those exceptions will end on […]

Predictions, Trends

Data management woes? How AI and machine learning may solve one of IT’s biggest problems

October 24, 2017

Via: TechGenix

Statistics released by Cisco show that global Internet traffic is going to hit 3.3 zettabytes per year by 2021. (How big is a zettabyte? It’s this big.) This is no doubt a staggering number, but it makes sense considering how […]