Key takeaway – The Red Hat acquisition can be a win-win for IBM and CIOs’ multicloud strategies, so long as IBM resists the temptation to overload Red Hat solutions with IBM services. IBM’s CEO Rometty acquired Red Hat Inc for $34 billion to turn around cloud computing services. This is IBM’s largest acquisition in over 100 years, according to Reuters. IBM agreed to pay Red Hat shareholders $190 a share, or a high 63% premium over its value, as reported by Bloomberg media. IBM has had some missteps in the cloud computing execution over the last five years. It is in 4th place in cloud leadership behind Amazon…
Reading time: 3 minutes Dennis Simanaitis, Engineering Editor for Road & Track magazine from the end of the 1970s to 2012, filled my casual reading with delicious stories galore of the details of automobiles and internal combustion engines for most of that career. Afterward, he began to blog, most recently penning a piece on premature requiems for the internal combustion engine.
Amazon says that it has conducted 10,000 real-world tests of the MK27 delivery drone. The deliveries must be within 8.5 miles making for a 15-mile round trip. They will begin in rural areas and creep toward more densely populated areas.
Facebook’s Libra plan is a massive digital cryptocurrency for peer-to-peer payments. It has the appearance as a way to reinvent itself with a new digital disruptive service. This creative destruction financial concept could go in the Silicon Valley record book to break up global banking models. Yet, the Libra plan has three key major challenges that could lead it to implode and fail. Facebook seems to follow its mantra to “go fast, release it, break things, clean up, and worry about regulators later”. If Libra cryptocurrency is successful for peer-to-peer payments, then it’s a new global currency. This proposed Libra coin could have a major impact and influence…
It is wise to have a robot/automation strategy for your business that is open to new advancements in this field. This is a technological threshold where swarms of robots will perform a wide variety of different tasks.
You saw software do something your organization cannot do today but should do soon. What do you do? Capterra blog details how technology is changing how churches connect with its members. As a result, faith-based organizations are adopting and leveraging technology-centric tools and services. To better engage their communities. Avoid the potential for poor decision-making and costly mistakes when selecting and procuring vendors. Follow these tips. 1. Adopt the mantra of trust but verify. If you can’t exploit a tool it might as well not exist. Software offerings maybe built on older data models. Containing code that is difficult for rewriting applications. Be circumspect of vendor participation in…
Quantum Computing is unlikely to start emerging as a business opportunity for at least another five years. Nonetheless, some industrial R&D departments, the finance industry, and security vendors should start playing with it in case they still haven’t.
On 27 and 28 March 2019, at PwC’s Risk Summit in Boston, PwC senior leaders and consultants in the risk assurance and consulting practices shared with their clients and over three dozen industry analysts their vision of how digital technologies are transforming both risk management and business performance.
Larger companies looking at the healthcare market have an advantage in access to clients–most likely featuring affordability.
While blockchain-inspired technologies are slowly progressing, the full-blown Blockchain suffers from functional flaws and is hindered by a religious belief that decentralization be positively superior to centralization.