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PREDICTIONS 2019: With the new year only weeks away, we present some ideas from various industry executives about what new impacts they believe AI and machine learning will be making on the IT business and our lives in general.
INDUSTRY RESEARCH: More than one-half of shoppers (51 percent) believe they are better connected with their smartphones than store associates. Two-thirds of retail store staff believe they can provide better customer service using tablets.
NEWS ANALYSIS: CEOs, looking to ride the economic wave for as long as it lasts, are much more willing to use whatever technology is at hand because growth has become a greater imperative than cost reduction.
TECHNOLOGY ANALYSIS: It’s unusual for a big tech company to ask for limits on its own technology, but that’s exactly what Microsoft is doing, and it should be a standard for the industry.
JOIN US: This is one of the most fun and interesting #eWEEKchats of the year, offering an opportunity to predict the IT future for 2019.
NEWS ANALYSIS: According to a Spiceworks survey of IT decision-makers, the top five technologies enterprises plan to adopt within the next two years are IT automation, gigabit WiFi, IoT devices, hyperconverged infrastructure and container technology. Read on to find out why.
NEW PRODUCT LAUNCH: Liqid's PCIe Fabric and Intel Optane software bridge the gap between SSD and DRAM in supercharging industry-leading solid-state package for memory-centric workloads.
NEWS ANALYSIS: The Dec. 3 launch aboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket carried 64 tiny satellites into orbit, with several of those spacecraft dedicated to a new wave of IoT communications.
With a lack of business decisions boosted by embedded, actionable data, enterprises admit that they aren’t getting as much out of analytics as they should.
ACQUISITION NEWS: BlueData’s EPIC platform uses Docker container technology to make it more efficient for enterprises to innovate with AI and Big Data technologies–either on-premises, in the cloud or in a hybrid architecture.
FUTURE TECH: VERGE (Virtual Resilient Ground), which includes small, cube-like antennas about the size of bookshelf stereo speaker, which will be deployed at the AWS Ground Stations to communicate with satellites.
PRODUCT ANALYSIS: Business Intelligence becomes more relevant than ever before with Yellowfin’s Signals and Stories platforms.