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Traditional IT vs Cloud Computing: Gain the Competitive Advantage

In Cloud by Keith MiersmaLeave a Comment

There are many reasons why your business should to move to the cloud and away from traditional IT. Getting out of the data center business makes you more efficient, more secure, and provides greater flexibility. The cloud also offers other benefits, such as automation, increased collaboration, efficient disaster recovery, and faster time to market. The business challenges the cloud solves …

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4 Ways Managed Cloud Services Drives Digital Transformation

In Digital Transformation by Daniel NewmanLeave a Comment

Are you making the most of your managed cloud services? In today’s digital landscape, you’d better be. As important as technologies like blockchain, artificial intelligence (AI), or augmented reality (AR) might be, they all have one thing in common: they rely on cloud technology to fuel them. In that sense, you could say managed cloud services drives digital transformation by …

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Three AI and Machine Learning Predictions for 2019

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Machine learning and artificial intelligence have been the talk of the town for the past few years—and the hype isn’t slowing down anytime soon. I believe 2019 is going to be the year for businesses who have waited to finally jump on board to witness a goldmine of advancements for their industry. What could we potentially see next year? New …

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Truly Intelligent Machines: The Impact of AI That Can Think

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Intelligent machines are one of the most controversial types of technology in development today. And I hate to break it to those of you who are concerned about the use of AI-powered robots, but intelligent machines aren’t going anywhere. In fact, they’re only getting smarter. Recently, leaders like IBM and Alphabet have been pushing AI to its outer limits, teaching it …

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Four Ways the Right Leadership Drives the Digital Transformation

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A few weeks ago, I outlined six pillars that are essential for successful digital transformation. This week, I continue the series by focusing on the important role leadership—specifically executive leadership—play in driving a company forward. Yes, in my view, leadership drives digital transformation. So why are so many companies doing it badly? Case in point: In an article for Forbes …

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CyberSecurity–The Greatest Challenge CISOs Face Today

In CIO/IT by Shelly KramerLeave a Comment

What a time to be alive! The rapid advances of technology and dawn of an era dominated by the Internet of Things (IoT) has changed pretty much everything about life as we know it. Which is why it’s no surprise that cybersecurity is perhaps the greatest challenge CISOs face today. But let’s back up. Why is the IoT such a …

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Three Ways Change and Innovation Drives Digital Transformation

In Digital Transformation by Daniel NewmanLeave a Comment

It is a widely accepted fact that companies who are resistant to change cannot compete with those who accept rapid change. Think about where your company was a year ago. What about six months ago? Last month? Have you changed? Have you innovated? If you haven’t you’re going to fall behind the competition, because I firmly believe change and innovation …

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15 Key Stats from the 2018 Digital Transformation Index

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Curious where your company stands when it comes to digital transformation? The 2018 Digital Transformation Index can help. We recently released the most comprehensive report of its kind on digital technology adoption among business organizations. The Index can serve as your company’s benchmark in digital transformation, noting both progress and obstacles impacting more than 1,000 North American and Western European …

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What Does the Future of Unified Communications Look Like?

In Technology and Innovation by New Era TechnologyLeave a Comment

Business cannot happen without constant communication. Take a minute to think about the relationship between your business and your consumers or clients. Think about your vendors and employees. How do you engage with these individuals on a daily basis? Chances are, you have been using a comprehensive communication system. But like everything, it’s beginning to change. What does the future …