What will be the next tech inventions we can’t live without?

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Google recently celebrated 20 years of existence. Now, two decades really isn’t a lot of time in the big picture. But the world’s most popular search engine — though it’s not the first internet search engine — now is such a part of our daily lives that its very name has been turned into a […]

Kubernetes is free of Google’s purse strings

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Kubernetes rules cloud-container orchestration. We all know that. You may also know that Google created Kubernetes and then spun the project’s management off to the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) in 2015. But what you probably don’t know is that Google still controls all the computing resources used to manage and test Kubernetes and its […]

For workers in the digital economy, staying still is falling behind

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The introduction of computers, the internet, wireless networks, social media and smartphones and other mobile devices into the enterprise world dramatically changed how organizations conducted business. They also forced tech-averse enterprise workers to face a stark choice: Develop new skills (the ability to find information quickly, fluency across multiple communications channels and the discipline to […]

G is for geolocation

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This post is part of a continuing series, “Digital: from A to Z,” that explores what it means to be “digital” from A to Z, broken down into individual blog posts diving deeper into various subjects. Check back regularly to see continuing posts as I work my way through the alphabet and let me know: What’s in […]

When your personal digital assistant is a spy

It won’t be long before many or even most of our daily activities in and out of work will be conducted with the help of personal digital assistants (PDAs) such as Alexa, Cortana, Google or Siri. From checking daily appointments to sending messages to capturing personal and professional epiphanies, these PDAs promise to be the […]

Automating AI to make enterprises smarter, faster

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Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning are in the process of transforming the economy, the workplace and the home. We already see it in the form of Siri, Google Assistant, Alexa, Nest, Pandora, chatbots and other technologies used by millions of consumers and workers every day. Throw in self-driving cars, robots and smart drones — […]

The big cloud is making big bucks

There’s money to be made in the cloud. Smaller companies may have trouble realizing revenue from their cloud offerings, but for billion-dollar businesses, the cloud can be very, very profitable. Let’s look at some examples. Do you know what Amazon‘s profits would look like without Amazon Web Services (AWS)? Actually, that’s a trick question. Amazon […]

2017 will be a cloud buyer’s market as providers simplify and add capabilities

In 2016, four clear leaders emerged in the cloud provider market, and in 2017 we can expect these leaders to innovate and differentiate through simplicity, automation, analytics and cognitive computing. Without question, the clear leaders in enterprise cloud at the end of 2016 were Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft, IBM and Google. In terms of […]

Just the facts: Social media and the rise of fake news

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Did you see or share on social media the map of a mostly blue America claiming to show the electoral college results if only Millennials voted? The one that had Hillary Clinton winning by some 400 votes – and was proven to be completely untrue? What about the call to boycott Pepsi over (false) claims […]

Google gets its cloud together

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Confused by what was what with Google’s various cloud offerings? Join the club! We were all members. Now, Google is integrating its offerings under one brand: Google Cloud. According to Google, Google Cloud includes all of Google Cloud Platform (GCP); its user-facing collaboration and productivity applications, renamed G Suite; all its machine learning tools and […]