Yearly Archives: 2017

Healthcare Blockchain: Does Your Chain Have any Weak Links?

Security is all about protecting all links in the “security chain,” since any weak link represents a vulnerability open to exploitation and could enable a breach or other security incident. In this “chain and weak link” metaphor, I’m not talking about any weak link in the blocks within a blockchain. Rather, I am talking about …continue reading Healthcare Blockchain: Does Your Chain Have any Weak Links?

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Making Exascale Computing a Reality

Everyone loves a good race. After years of speculation and expectation, we are now on the cusp of the exascale era of computing. Leading national labs are accelerating their exascale deployment plans, with China pulling in their estimates to hit the exascale mark, and the United States accelerating its deployment forecast for an exascale class …continue reading Making Exascale Computing a Reality

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Unleashing High-Performance Computing Today and Tomorrow

Around the world, excitement is growing for exascale computing and the new era of discovery and innovation it will enable. A consortium of European nations plans to deliver two exascale systems by 20221. The US Department of Energy recently announced intentions to by 2021 deploy the first US exascale system based on Intel® architecture, demonstrating …continue reading Unleashing High-Performance Computing Today and Tomorrow

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Intel and Broad Institute Deliver For Genomics Research, Again

Genomics holds real promise to improve healthcare for countless patients worldwide. When the genomic roots of a disorder have been identified, pharmaceutical companies can develop treatments targeting the specific underlying disorder. Clinicians can then use these targeted therapies to develop treatment plans individualized to each patient, increasing the chances of successful outcomes. Massive genomic data …continue reading Intel and Broad Institute Deliver For Genomics Research, Again

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Creating an immersive learning environment with Intel Unite

Coming from a family of educators and having two young kids, an area I care deeply about is education. Bridging that with working for a technology company, I love seeing how technology can enrich my kids’ classroom experience. Education leaders in IT will gather at the California Education Technology Professional Association event (CETPA) in Pasadena …continue reading Creating an immersive learning environment with Intel Unite

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The Triple Bottom Line – Part Three: Environmental Responsibility

We’ve been exploring the concept of the triple bottom line[1] of Economic, Social and Environmental, and how digital fusion (the coming together of the physical and digital and biological worlds) can help drive innovation and business transformation in the fourth industrial revolution. Today we’re looking at the Environmental bottom line. In the past, if companies …continue reading The Triple Bottom Line – Part Three: Environmental Responsibility

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Intel’s Estelle Hong Shares Her Journey from West Point to Silicon Valley

    This article was written in partnership with Estelle Hong.  Estelle works as Chief of Staff and TA for Rob Crooke, SVP & GM of Intel’s Non-Volatile Memory Solutions Group. A former Army Engineer Officer on Active Duty, Captain … Read more >

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Machine Learning Empowers Better, Faster Decisions

In a recent blog, Intel IT described some lessons learned when developing our Integrated Data Platform (IDP) based on SAP HANA* and Cloudera Distribution of Hadoop* (CDH*). One of the next steps is to show business value by combining this platform, which runs on high-performance Intel® Xeon® processor-based servers, with machine learning. The overarching principle …continue reading Machine Learning Empowers Better, Faster Decisions

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A (Real) Guide to the Store of the Future

How can you keep up with it? When it comes to keeping up with the pace of change in retail and retail technology, I often feel like Wile E. Coyote in pursuit of the Roadrunner. Left in the dust on a mesa of countless articles, links, videos, podcasts, and everything that, in good conscience, you …continue reading A (Real) Guide to the Store of the Future

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Lustre is accelerating but do you know if you have speed bumps?

Lustre has gone through some big enhancements in the last few years.  ZFS has been added was a back-end filesystem, multiple metadata targets allow high levels of performance,  whole file snapshots provide a new mechanism for data protection. The Lustre 2.11 release will provide a huge boost in small file performance with support with Data-on-metadata …continue reading Lustre is accelerating but do you know if you have speed bumps?

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Powering Population Health Initiatives with Technology

There’s been a lot of discussion about population health in the health and life sciences (HLS) industry recently. Population health is an approach to healthcare that targets subpopulations with chronic conditions for proactive intervention. These populations tend to be sicker, higher risk, or costly to care for, so finding ways to engage and help them …continue reading Powering Population Health Initiatives with Technology

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AI’s Role in Fighting Fraud

Given the growing threat of data theft, it will surprise no one to hear fraud is a major concern in the financial services industry (FSI). It’s a big problem: The United Nations estimates at least $800 billion is laundered worldwide every year, and that’s the low estimate. Financial institutions care about fraud for many reasons. …continue reading AI’s Role in Fighting Fraud

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HPC Developer Community Advances the Future of Scientific and Supercomputing Outcomes

Intel® HPC Developer Conference is almost here! The conference will be held November 11th and 12th in Denver, CO. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn the latest from Intel experts, industry luminaries, and peers who are driving the industry towards the next era of HPC. Register today. Five years ago, someone made an off-hand comment …continue reading HPC Developer Community Advances the Future of Scientific and Supercomputing Outcomes

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