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The Power of Intel Xeon Scalable Now in Microsoft Azure Stack

Public cloud or on-premise cloud?  For years, IT leaders wrestled with this question, with partisans and prophets on either side arguing for an “all-in” strategy one way or the other. Today, the question is settled. A hybrid cloud strategy provides the most economical, secure, and scalable services for most enterprises. IT organizations often find lower …continue reading The Power of Intel Xeon Scalable Now in Microsoft Azure Stack

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4 Reasons Why Mobile Innovation Demands A Mobile Mindset

If designed, developed, and delivered effectively, mobility solutions provide unparalleled convenience, speed, and ease of use. However, having a mobile mindset is a prerequisite if we want to drive growth and profitability. In its simplest and purest form, I define “mobile mindset” as a framework that enables organizations of all sizes to unleash the power …continue reading 4 Reasons Why Mobile Innovation Demands A Mobile Mindset

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6 Steps to Building a Culture of Innovation

How can we cultivate, spread and scale a culture of innovation throughout our classrooms and schools to create positive change? This is the powerful question that we’re exploring in my school district, Richland School District Two in Columbia, South Carolina. Coming to a common understanding about what a culture of innovation means has been essential to the development …continue reading 6 Steps to Building a Culture of Innovation

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Healthcare Use Cases for Blockchain: 5 Key Factors for Success

Many health and life sciences organizations are now bought into the concept of blockchain and are currently researching suitable use cases to implement this technology. Below I share five key characteristics I am seeing in successful blockchain implementations of use cases. 1. It’s About the Network, Not a Database Blockchain is a type of B2B …continue reading Healthcare Use Cases for Blockchain: 5 Key Factors for Success

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Right-Sizing Retail Expectations for Today’s Consumers

Just read yet another post on the future of the store. Once again, it was all about technology. Wearables. Beacons. Smart shopping carts. And no surprise, “personalized experience.” What’s missing? Even a thought about the shopper and more importantly, shopper expectations. Not experiences. Expectations. What will satisfy – and better yet, delight – the shopper? …continue reading Right-Sizing Retail Expectations for Today’s Consumers

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The Key to Enhanced Data Protection

It is no surprise that security is an increasing issue, especially in the cloud. Every week there is a new cybersecurity breach that pops up in our news feed. I can probably guess which one you just thought of. Unfortunately, a security disaster like the Equifax breach isn’t the only incident. Many other high profile …continue reading The Key to Enhanced Data Protection

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IT as a “Business Unit” – A Critical Seat at the Executive Table

In my three previous blog posts, I’ve discussed some of the key topics organizations need to tackle as they consider the “how” of digital transformation: The creation of a singular, fungible, differentiated business vision (beyond 2020!) The progressive business strategy that supports it The need for what amounts to a quantum shift in culture and …continue reading IT as a “Business Unit” – A Critical Seat at the Executive Table

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The Growing Opportunity for Cloud Service Providers: Acceleration-as-a-Service with Intel FPGAs

The computing landscape continues to change and evolve, and new technology tools are being applied to challenges once thought insurmountable.  Some of these are business and commercial applications, others in research and scientific breakthroughs.  Ten years ago, who could have imagined what we can do with genomics sequencing and analysis today, where a complete DNA …continue reading The Growing Opportunity for Cloud Service Providers: Acceleration-as-a-Service with Intel FPGAs

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Get Ready for Sibos 2017 with Intel

Sibos 2017 launches next week in Toronto and Intel is excited to participate in this global industry event for the fourth year. Sibos has been a great venue to help us understand the key challenges and dynamics impacting the industry (see Sibos 2016 Insights). The theme at Sibos this year is “Building for the Future.” …continue reading Get Ready for Sibos 2017 with Intel

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He Battled a Brain Tumor and is Winning His Fight against Cancer, Now Intel’s Oscar Garcia Advocates for Individuals with Hidden Disabilities

This blog was posted on behalf of Oscar O. Garcia. Oscar is a Program Controls Analyst/PM in Intel Federal LLC and is passionate about developing people looking to further their careers, helping those with hidden disabilities, and providing resources for those … Read more >

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IoT And Big Data In The Colocation Space

So much data, so much of it big, and so many, many things. IDC forecasts the Big Data market will increase to approximately $32 billion this year from just over $3 billion five years ago. Meanwhile, IDC predicts that the Internet of Things (IoT), which is fueling the explosion of data, will become a $1.7 …continue reading IoT And Big Data In The Colocation Space

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Blockchain’s Road to Adoption

Trust is a foundational value of civilization. Laws, money, and social customs work because people trust the governments, markets, and social groups that support them. Blockchain promises to revolutionize how finance, government, banking, and commerce work because it provides a new source of trust. Instead of having to rely on potentially flawed human institutions, organizations …continue reading Blockchain’s Road to Adoption

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