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SAP HANA on Intel Xeon Scalable Processors Continue to Shine

In a previous post, I talked about Lenovo servers, powered by new Intel® Xeon® Scalable processors. I covered how the combination beat previous SAP benchmarks and delivered up to 38.5 percent more query executions per hour on the SAP HANA* 2 platform compared to servers based on the previous-generation Intel® Xeon® processor E7 v4 family.[1] …continue reading SAP HANA on Intel Xeon Scalable Processors Continue to Shine

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Developing Your Business Strategy in a Digital World

Businesses in every industry are facing “once in a generation” levels of technological and economic disruption. Your organization has likely felt some of the effects — be they challenges or opportunities. Time waits for no one these days, so unless you have a fascination for what the corporate graveyard feels like, it’s time to reinvent …continue reading Developing Your Business Strategy in a Digital World

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2017: The Tipping Year for Digital Transformation

We’ve been talking about it for years. You’ve been evangelizing it up your food chain as well (successfully, we hope). And now it’s here: 2017 is shaping up to be the year that the C-suite really embraces digital business—and takes action. That’s the big takeaway from a recent Gartner survey, which reveals that 42 percent …continue reading 2017: The Tipping Year for Digital Transformation

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Artificial Intelligence Powers Online Video Engagement Through Personalization and Content Discovery

We love online video, whether it’s the news, entertainment, or education. The challenge is to deliver the right video content when the viewer wants it. In fact, people spend over 20 minutes1 searching for content to watch every day. The Internet helped to solve this problem with the vast amount of video now available at …continue reading Artificial Intelligence Powers Online Video Engagement Through Personalization and Content Discovery

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AI Got Algo-Rhythm: Smart Music-Making Machines

Artificial intelligence gets creative credit on the first music album collaboration between a human and machine, changing the way artists make music. Taryn Southern’s song “Break Free” opens with a fat cinematic chord, stuttering on the downbeat. A thumping pulse sets a tense heartbeat tempo. The three-minute song swells and recedes, transitioning between brooding and … Continued

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Exploring the Human Robot Dance at Intel Day at UC Berkeley

Ask a surgeon about their best operating room assistants, and they’ll tell you they know the instrument the surgeon will need even before they do. They know the surgeon’s style, preferences, body language and can correctly interpret these signals to offer the right instrument at the right time.  What if one of these assistants was a …continue reading Exploring the Human Robot Dance at Intel Day at UC Berkeley

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In-Store Experiences That Bring in Customers

If the first step to retail success has historically been getting people in the door, the first step now is likely a digital one. The majority of customers start the buying journey by looking around online. A 2016 survey found 58 percent of shoppers who own smartphones visited a retailer’s website or app before making …continue reading In-Store Experiences That Bring in Customers

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Facial Detection and AI Helping Customize Retail Experiences

When shopping online, today’s customers want all the personalization of an in-store experience. And when they walk into a brick-and-mortar store, they want continuity from this online experience, based on the choices they made across all other touchpoints. Savvy retailers … Read more >

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Future of Brick and Mortar Begins With Responsive Retail: 7 Questions With JDA

We recently had the pleasure of sitting down with JDA Software GVP Product Strategy Todd McCourtie to discuss the future of brick-and-mortar stores. Successful retailing comes down to one thing: getting the right product into shoppers’ hands. That may sound simple, … Read more >

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A Teacher’s Perspective on Using Digital Tools to Encourage Democracy and Participation in an International Classroom

What do you think when you hear the phrase ‘democracy in the classroom’? Before I started teaching at an international state school in Berlin, I associated democracy at school with heated political debates among secondary school students and with democratic institutions like student councils. These are indeed highly valued practices at Berlin’s secondary schools. Yet …continue reading A Teacher’s Perspective on Using Digital Tools to Encourage Democracy and Participation in an International Classroom

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Intel at O’Reilly: Fast Forward AI in the Data Center

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is fast becoming the transformational technology for both business and society as a whole. Gartner recently added General Artificial Intelligence, Natural Language Processing, and Deep Learning to its 2017 hype cycle; the Web overflows with think pieces on what AI is, how to develop an AI strategy, and how to build a …continue reading Intel at O’Reilly: Fast Forward AI in the Data Center

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Queen of Drones: Revolutionizing Night Sky Light Shows

Natalie Cheung quickly rose from MIT engineering grad to Intel general manager of a drone innovation team that’s revolutionizing nighttime entertainment at outdoor concerts, theme parks and city festivals around the world. When Natalie Cheung’s team flew 100 light-equipped drones and lit up the night sky outside Hamburg, Germany in November 2015, it set a … Continued

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Six Top Security Gaps in Healthcare Organizations

As the deadline of May 25, 2018, for General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) compliance looms near, together with steep penalties for non-compliance of up to 4 percent of total worldwide annual turnover, any organization working with sensitive data of European citizens needs to identify and address security gaps to ensure compliance. This includes, but is not …continue reading Six Top Security Gaps in Healthcare Organizations

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