Gartner calls ‘hyperautomation’ the most important of the top 10 strategic technology trends for 2020. Is it worth the hype? The short answer is, “Yes.”
By Tyler Suss, Product Marketing Director at Kofax.
As the business world attempts to keep pace with the exponential march of technology, and in general continues to fall well behind, there are nonetheless several interesting market signals indicating that things are about to change.
By David Poole, CEO of Emergence Partners.
What do you think of when you hear the term “business intelligence” (BI)? Most, but not all, will immediately turn their thoughts to reports, dashboards, graphs and charts. If you spend just a few minutes walking through a BI trade show that is exactly what you’ll see on the screens of the vendors exhibiting at the event.
By Pedro Arellano, VP of Product Marketing at Looker.
AI is constantly evolving and, with every development, its value to businesses grows. As demonstrated by Accenture’s global study with C-suite executives, the implementation of AI is becoming synonymous with growth and profitability. In fact, 84 per cent declared AI as imperative to their growth ambitions, while 74 per cent went as far as saying they would go out of business if they failed to implement the technology over the next 5 years.
By Dr. Madhav Durbha, Group Vice President Industry Strategy at LLamasoft.
David Ellis, Vice President, Security and Mobility Solutions, Tech Data EMEA, talks through the challenges and opportunities for the Channel as digital transformation and, in particular, the rapid hybrid workplace evolution, place ever greater emphasis on the need for cybersecurity to be front and centre in almost any technology solution.
Jorn Wittendorp, Founder and CEO of Ydentic, explains how the company’s platform helps MSPs and their customers to optimise the management of workplaces, accounts, access rights and passwords from one, central location. The company is expanding from its Netherlands base, looking to develop partners in Germany, the UK and the Nordics.
Chair of the Data Centre Alliance’s Thermal Management Special Interest Group (SIG), Jon Summers, looks at some of the topics and technologies under scrutiny as the current sustainability focus turns up the heat on the data centre sector to improve its environmental performance. Liquid cooling, legacy data centres, the PUE metric, geography and climate, waste heat reuse and the role of AI are all covered during the discussion.
Mike West, CEO of Digital Infrastructure Advisors Ltd (DIAL), outlines the company’s comprehensive data centre service – business advice, legal services, technical and design – alongside what he believes is an overdue, major focus on cybersecurity. In simple terms, Mike thinks that there needs to be more industry-wide understanding and planning around ‘what happens if a data centre goes down thanks to a cyber attack’.