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Whales at the Center of Ocean Health

The world’s largest animals lend invaluable insights into the Earth’s ecosystem, but they are also notoriously difficult to study. Researchers are leveraging artificial intelligence to better understand the health of whales and our oceans. Thousands of years ago, Polynesians followed migrating whales to discover New Zealand. Some Maori myths say that their ancestors arrived via …continue reading Whales at the Center of Ocean Health

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Supercharging Data Center Performance while Lowering TCO: Versatile Application Acceleration with FPGAs 

For a wide range of data center workloads, FPGAs can dramatically speed performance, minimize added power and lower Total Cost of Ownership (TCO). For example, Intel partner Swarm64 realized a 10X improvement in real-time database query performance using Intel® FPGAs, resulting in a projected >40% TCO savings over three years.1 Similarly, using Intel® Arria® 10 …continue reading Supercharging Data Center Performance while Lowering TCO: Versatile Application Acceleration with FPGAs 

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#GartnerSym Orlando: Intel’s Top Four Tech Trends Reworking the Workplace

It’s a very exciting time for business, as new technologies are causing disruptions across industries and allowing for amazing innovation. ‘Digital transformation’ has become a buzz word applied to everything from the way we consume and share content, connect with family and friends and go about our daily lives. We have all become conditioned to …continue reading #GartnerSym Orlando: Intel’s Top Four Tech Trends Reworking the Workplace

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AI, Deep Learning with BigDL, Apache Spark, and BlueData

At Intel, we’re seeing Artificial Intelligence (AI) transform the way that businesses operate and how people engage with the world. AI has increased significantly in the last five years with the availability of large data sources, growth in distributing computing systems, and modern algorithms development based on neural networks. Machine learning and deep learning are …continue reading AI, Deep Learning with BigDL, Apache Spark, and BlueData

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Becoming a Digital Champion Starts with People

The path to becoming a digital champion in this Vortex of Change requires people and technology. But know that if you can’t help the people change, the technology on its own won’t get you there. Keep in mind that people doesn’t just refer to HR or your employees, people also means the CEO. Think of …continue reading Becoming a Digital Champion Starts with People

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Citizen Scientists and AI Help Save the Whales

Conservationists use data collecting technologies and artificial intelligence to turn whale watching into scientific research, gathering photos of whale encounters from citizen scientists to help protect the mammals. After centuries of whaling and habitat destruction, saving whales is one of modern science’s great ambitions. Researchers are turning to technology like artificial intelligence (AI), cloud computing … Continued

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Intel Xeon Processors Help Autodesk Turn 2D Images into 3D Models at Lightning Speeds

Nearly every week, I’m excited to discover new ways that Intel® Xeon® processors are helping businesses reach new customers with innovative apps and services. Here’s a case in point: Autodesk has found a way to harness the power of Intel Xeon processors to help architectural, engineering, and construction (AEC) firms quickly create photorealistic 3D models …continue reading Intel Xeon Processors Help Autodesk Turn 2D Images into 3D Models at Lightning Speeds

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Setting Goals for the New School Year

With the start of a new school year in the United States, students and teachers welcome the hope and promise of a clean slate; it’s a time for resetting, taking risks and trying things differently. The start of school is an exciting time and I often use it as a reminder for focusing on professional …continue reading Setting Goals for the New School Year

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The Intel Persistent Memory Zone is Ready for Software Developers

Autumn is high season for software events and news, and we’re expecting more buzz about Intel persistent memory, planned to release with a future version of the Intel® Xeon® Scalable processor.  For our software developer colleagues around the industry, we’re pleased to announce our new persistent memory resource showcase in the Intel Developer Zone. The …continue reading The Intel Persistent Memory Zone is Ready for Software Developers

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10 Ways to Improve Retail With Data

Retailers collecting data isn’t news. We all know that when a cashier asks for our email address or when we buy something online, the retailer will keep information about our purchases. It probably wouldn’t surprise most people to know retailers also collect data about our movements (whether within stores or on websites), our advertising and …continue reading 10 Ways to Improve Retail With Data

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Put Points on the Board with New Intel Xeon Scalable Processors

With summer at an end, the collective attention of the nation is turning from beaches and barbecues to matters more serious: World Series contention, tailgating and football! Yes, it’s the season when scoring points reigns supreme. The leaderboard is the … Read more >

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A Shared Vision for IT Transformation at Microsoft Ignite

Intel and Microsoft have come a long way together. I remember when a competitor tried to needle our combined technology as “cereal box” servers back in the late-nineties dot-com days. Well, the market made its preferences clear – that cereal turned out to be the “breakfast of champions,” and today Intel and Microsoft technology power …continue reading A Shared Vision for IT Transformation at Microsoft Ignite

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Delivering Hybrid Cloud Innovation with Microsoft Azure Stack

As the need for a true hybrid cloud solution increases, Microsoft Azure Stack provides the flexibility required by modern workloads. As an extension of Azure, Azure Stack lets organizations build and deploy apps using the exact same approach – same APIs, tools and experiences – across Azure and their environments. Intel is proud to work …continue reading Delivering Hybrid Cloud Innovation with Microsoft Azure Stack

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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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