January, 2019

Who, if anyone, is in charge of multi-cloud business optimization?

The next BriefingsDirect composable cloud strategies interview explores how changes in business organization and culture demand a new approach to leadership over such functions as hybrid and multi-cloud procurement and optimization. We’ll now hear from an IT industry analyst about the [...]

Intel makes interim CEO Swan permanent

(Reuters) – Intel Corp named interim Chief Executive Officer Robert Swan to the role on a permanent basis on Thursday while also naming a new interim chief financial officer. Swan, 58, had been in temporary charge [...]

Alibaba sales grow at weakest pace in three years as slowing China bites

SHANGHAI (Reuters) – E-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd’s quarterly revenue grew at its weakest pace since 2016, as the impact of a slowing Chinese economy and a crippling Sino-U.S. trade war kept buyers away during [...]

Future Trends 2019: Supply Chains Among Top Contenders for Blockchain Growth

Future Trends 2019 Predictions about blockchain’s future run the gamut from wildly transformational to completely dismissive. Before we get too mired in the trough of disillusionment or carried away by the hype, here are some recent [...]

Mozilla security policy cracks down on creepy web trackers, holds supercookies over fire

Firefox makers sets out dodgy practices the browser will block The Mozilla Foundation has announced its intent to reduce the ability of websites and other online services to track users of its Firefox browser around the [...]

Accenture Joins Forces with MIT Professional Education to Reinvent Their Quality Engineering Workforce

Quality engineers are being trained to be catalysts for speed, agility and improved business performance NEW YORK; Jan. 29, 2019 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) is collaborating with MIT Professional Education to launch a new training program aimed [...]

Exploit the Economics of Artificial Intelligence with Design Thinking and Data Science

Economics of Artificial Intelligence In my most recent blog “Design Thinking Humanizes Data Science”, I discussed how Design Thinking and Data Science complement each other.  They are not just two sides of the same coin, but the [...]

10 Enterprise Analytics Trends to Look Out For in 2019

10 Enterprise Analytics Trends Today’s intelligent world requires more from businesses then they have ever had to deliver. Prioritizing and implementing analytics doesn’t cut it anymore – organizations have to step out of their comfort zones [...]