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News, trends and insights for mobile technology

The payoff enterprises expect when they indulge their employees’ tech preferences

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Prior to the influx of smartphones, tablets, and other consumer devices into the workplace, enterprise IT and business leaders made top-down decisions regarding which technologies would be used by employees — who typically had little or no input — to do their jobs. Consumerization rendered that approach as obsolete as a pager. Enterprises today must […]

6 technology trends for 2018: Guideposts for digital transformation

‘Tis always the season for continuous innovation. As we look ahead to 2018, we see six big trends feeding the next wave of disruption and productivity. And that means opportunity for the digital enterprise. 1. Re-platforming the enterprise In 2018, companies will move to common IT platforms so they can respond to market changes faster […]

How serverless computing serves the enterprise

Savvy businesses crave rapid iterative development, reduced IT costs, and strategic use of IT staff for creating differentiated services, not for provisioning and managing back-end compute resources. The answer? Serverless computing. Serverless computing, an emerging style of application development, eliminates the complexity of dealing with servers at all levels of the technology stack. It provides […]

La W de wearable

Ya sea un reloj inteligente o una pulsera fitness, nuestras muñecas llevan hoy en día muchos de los wearables más populares, y este campo está en constante expansión, con nuevas formas de conectar sensores y datos a nuestra vida diaria. En general, la “ropa inteligente” comprende casi cualquier artículo que podamos llevar puesto y que […]

Enterprises must disrupt or die

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Technologies and ideas are disruptive when they solve simple and widespread problems in ways that have not yet been tried. Disruptive technologies and ideas also have the power to create entirely new markets; think the Internet (online publishing and advertising), wireless communications networks (smartphones), and services such as Airbnb, which made it easy for anybody […]

Z is for zabeta

We made it! This is the final post in my series, “Digital: From A to Z,” that explores what it means to be digital. What’s in your A to Z of digital? Find me on Twitter @Max_Hemingway or leave a comment below. “Zabeta” is a British word meaning tariff or tax. “The robots are coming! So is the tax!” […]

When your IT users are on Mars

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Both Elon Musk’s SpaceX program and Mars One are racing to colonize Mars. Meanwhile, the U.S. government wants to use the moon to “build the foundation we need to send Americans to Mars and beyond,” as Vice President Mike Pence recently explained. Who will be first to establish a permanent human presence on the moon, […]

El vehículo eléctrico derrumbará muchas barreras

El vehículo eléctrico es una pieza clave del sector energético actual, que está a punto de entrar en su segunda fase. Por eso, es necesario repensar todo el ecosistema automovilístico y el impacto que puede generar en múltiples sectores de actividad. Como subrayan tres estudios recientes, la llegada del vehículo eléctrico puede adelantarse y su […]

The five enterprise archetypes: Which one are you?

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Dramatic advances in technology have redefined the corporate workspace. Powerful and intuitive technologies are being put into the hands of more and more employees, making them more nimble and effective. Technology is finally empowering humans to better perform their jobs – which is the fundamental rationale for corporate IT in the first place. The promise […]

Y is for yottabyte

I am nearing the end of my series, “Digital: From A to Z,” that explores what it means to be digital. What’s in your A to Z of digital? Find me on Twitter @Max_Hemingway or leave a comment below. You are probably more used to terms such as megabyte, gigabyte and terabyte in everyday computing terms. Yottabyte is […]