Analysis

Digital transformation: The lowdown from first movers, early adopters and fast followers

Digital transformation is now recognised as key to the success of the enterprise, and many organisations are experiencing a positive return on their digital investments.

Nestle phases out Salesforce Chatter, deploys Facebook's Workplace

The Swiss company plans to use the enterprise social network for its 210,000 employees worldwide.

CIOs need to direct and steer the ‘AI ship’

Calling your friend with the help of Siri, browsing films personally selected for us by Netflix, checking Google Maps for the fastest route home: we perform these actions daily, and may even take them for granted due to how seamlessly they’ve been embedded into our routines. They all have one thing in common – they are driven by artificial intelligence (AI).

Cloud computing trends for 2019

Cloud computing is a fast moving beast, with new trends and technologies popping up all the time. Last year we predicted serverless and Kubernetes to maintain their strong momentum, and that the 'big three' vendors would maintain their stranglehold on the market.

Trello adds IFTTT-style automation with Butler buy

Butler, a 'Power-Up' created in 2016 for Trello, will allow users to create their own rules to automate tasks.

Industrial IoT, fog-networking groups merge to gain influence

The Industrial Internet of Things Consortium and the OpenFog Consortium have wed to bring together the clout of member vendors Arm, Cisco, Dell, INtel, Juniper Microsoft, others.

Juniper CTO talks cloud, high-speed networking

Juniper CTO Bikash Koley looks at disaggregation, cloud computing and intent-based networking as he looks toward 2019.

Does your workforce speak data?

A major shift occurred almost 30 years ago when the notions of business process re-engineering and Six Sigma arrived. Most famously practiced as a part of Jack Welch's business strategy at GE, Six Sigma became part of the fabric of most Fortune 500 organisations by the late 1990s.

Who is the new Google Cloud CEO Thomas Kurian?

Diane Greene's tenure as the CEO of Alphabet's Google Cloud division is coming to a close this year as she announced her departure in a blog post on Friday. Greene will continue in her role until January and will retain a seat on the Alphabet board.

Military Bank goes all-in with Finacle SaaS stack

Australian Military Bank has implemented Finacle’s full banking solution stack in just ten months, in a bid to better serve its members and more readily link up with fintechs.

 

 

SAP’s big Qualtrics buy: It’s all about your customers

SAP’s USD 8 billion acquisition of Qualtrics may help put customer experience on the CIO’s agenda.

Winter is coming: Dell EMC expert outlines IT infrastructure vision

Dell EMC modern data centre specialist, Perry Delaney, said it’s both “exciting times” and “challenging times” for the ICT industry given the new and ever-present digital reality.