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The Future of Corporate Banking

The bank of the future looks significantly different than it does today. The changing landscape of B2B banking and payments is presenting an opportunity for banks to become strong infrastructure providers. With a concentration on transactional services, capital financing, regulation, and compliance, banks can become the solid backbone for consumer-focused companies. By relinquishing consumer-facing architecture …continue reading The Future of Corporate Banking

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4 Holiday Shopping Behaviors Retailers Should Monitor

You may not have started shopping for gifts yet, but data shows holiday shoppers are getting an early start this year, with the majority starting by Cyber Monday. To make the most of the holiday season, retailers need to pay close attention to consumer behaviors so they can adjust appropriately. As omnichannel shopping becomes increasingly …continue reading 4 Holiday Shopping Behaviors Retailers Should Monitor

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5 Digital Signage Strategies for Retailers

If you work in retail, there’s no doubt you’ve heard about the importance of personalization. A customized experience should apply to all parts of a shopper’s buying journey. But I want to discuss one personalization opportunity that holds many potential benefits for retailers: digital signage. Digital signage presents a big opportunity for retailers. New signage …continue reading 5 Digital Signage Strategies for Retailers

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Why Most People Are Wrong on Personalization

A few weeks ago McKinsey’s Marketing and Sales practice published “What shoppers really want from personalized marketing.”  It is the best paper I’ve read on the topic in years. And thank you, McKinsey, for sending it forth. Because “personalization” has become one of those awful clichés of retail strategy – oft-cited, but rarely thought-through or …continue reading Why Most People Are Wrong on Personalization

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Understanding “Hozho”: An Intel Scholar’s Story about Finding Connection between Culture and Academic Passion

    This blog was written in partnership with Michael Charles. Ph.D. student and Intel Legacy Scholar.               Navigating today’s educational and professional pipeline is a difficult task for many American Indian students. I … Read more >

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Increasing Efficiency with AI in Banking

A slew of fintech and regtech companies have entered the financial sphere to help aid banks in their search for cost savings and better efficiencies. Improving security, following regulations, and effective compliance are all benefits that financial institutions can receive from these companies. And, in the realm of “time is money,” these services aren’t cheap. …continue reading Increasing Efficiency with AI in Banking

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Investors, Governments Drive Renewables Boom

While today only some 20 percent of global electrical energy is provided by renewable sources – in the U.S., it’s about 15 percent – that number is changing and growing rapidly. In the last decade, industries have made breakthrough innovations in renewable technology that have driven prices down, and governments have provided mandates, incentives, and …continue reading Investors, Governments Drive Renewables Boom

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Doing Good with a Solutions Focus in the Data Center

Today, I had the pleasure of participating in a Fireside chat with Martin Giles from the MIT Tech Review as part of the Newsweek Structure Conference focused on cloud computing and infrastructure. It was an opportunity for me to share how the data center is evolving and transforming. By 2025, between 70-80%1 of data center …continue reading Doing Good with a Solutions Focus in the Data Center

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What the Equifax Hack Means for Banking Security

What’s next for cybersecurity after the Equifax hack? On Thursday, September 7, 2017, consumer credit reporting agency, Equifax, reported that consumer data and personal information was stolen due to a cyber attack on the company’s system. The incident, originally detected on July 29, 2017, impacted 143 million U.S. consumers. Much of the information lifted was …continue reading What the Equifax Hack Means for Banking Security

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Dell EMC & Intel: Collaborating to Help Customers Jumpstart Their Machine Learning Use Cases

Artificial intelligence (AI) is the buzz across a wide range of industries due to its seemingly endless possibilities. Machine learning is a subset of artificial intelligence which gives computers the capacity to learn tasks without being explicitly programmed to do so. Companies worldwide are focusing on specific ways they can integrate machine learning solutions into …continue reading Dell EMC & Intel: Collaborating to Help Customers Jumpstart Their Machine Learning Use Cases

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Solving Science and Engineering Problems with Supercomputers and AI

Machine learning and deep learning represent new approaches scientists can use to interrogate data, develop hypotheses, and make predictions, particularly in areas where no overarching theory exists. Traditional applications on high-performance computing (HPC) start from “first principles” — typically mathematical formulas representing the physics of a natural system — and then transform them into a …continue reading Solving Science and Engineering Problems with Supercomputers and AI

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Intel Omni-Path Architecture Enables Deep Learning Training On HPC

We’re beginning to see the acceleration of deep learning algorithms on HPC clusters through multi-node processing. Customers are using their HPC clusters for more than simulation and analytics. They’re running sophisticated deep learning training projects on them with incredible success. Customers who have now deployed clusters with the new Intel® Xeon® Scalable processors and Intel® …continue reading Intel Omni-Path Architecture Enables Deep Learning Training On HPC

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HPC-Accelerated Genomic Insights with BIGstack

Advancements in the field of genomics are revolutionizing our understanding of human biology, rapidly accelerating the discovery and treatment of genetic diseases, and dramatically improving human health. Genomics, the study of genetic material, is allowing medical professionals to enhance clinical care based on their patients’ specific genetic makeups. Thanks to ongoing IT innovations, genomic research …continue reading HPC-Accelerated Genomic Insights with BIGstack

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Storage: A Key Linchpin Of Enterprise Data Strategy

I had a great time speaking at SHIFT 2017. In particular, I enjoyed speaking about the importance of storage as it relates to strategy and overall enterprise performance. I wanted to highlight some real-world examples of how business and industries have used Intel® Optane™ technology to deliver new levels of performance. What Is Intel Optane …continue reading Storage: A Key Linchpin Of Enterprise Data Strategy

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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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