Microsoft Wins $10 Billion Department Of Defense Cloud Contract
The 10-year contract is part of a Pentagon efforts to modernise the military's computing infrastructure, much of which is decades old, using computers from the 1980s and 1990s. The technology is woefully inadequate in today's high-tech environment, and the government is spending billions of dollars to update its antiquated information technology systems.
Microsoft shows off prototype VR controller with force-feedback for grasping small objects
The researchers claim that most approaches to resistance in VR hardware are bulky, costly, and require significant power to reach human-scale forces. This is because they use large powerful actuators
How the Internet of Things Is Impacting Healthcare
The concept of the internet of things entails the use of electronic devices that help to capture or monitor data and are linked to a public or private network, empowering them to mechanically initiate certain events. We look at the context of IoT in the healthcare industry and come across the myriad of benefits it has bestowed upon it
Canada’s consulting market makes the biggest gains in this year’s global attractiveness top 10
After experiencing strong growth of 5.5% to reach a value of US$4.1bn in 2018, Canada’s consulting market has made the biggest gains in this year’s ranking of the most attractive consulting markets in the world, climbing from joint 10th to joint 7th in the last 12 months.
Cognizant Named an RPA Services Leader by Independent Research Firm
Cognizant is recognized as a Robotic Process Automation (RPA) services leader in a new report on the rapidly evolving market by Forrester Research, a leading global research and advisory firm.
IBM z15 sets a new cloud security standard
IBM has set a new and very impressive standard in the protection of data. With the launch of the IBM z15, IBM Data Privacy Passports technology builds upon pervasive encryption to help clients protect and provision data and revoke access to that data at any time from any location — even for data not housed on the z15.
Quantum supremacy from Google? Not so fast, says IBM.
The task that Google says might take the world’s fastest classical supercomputer 10,000 years can actually, says IBM, be done in just days...
Topcoder adds new data science and AI features to the Topcoder Platform
Topcoder, a Wipro company, and the world’s largest technology network and on-demand digital talent platform, announced the addition of new data science and AI features to the Topcoder Platform
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Digital transformation: how to prepare, respond and win
Read the Transforming for Tomorrow digital report, which explores the pace at which organisations are digitally transforming...
IOTA Foundation to Participate in Smart Buildings Challenge with Dell, Wipro
IOTA is one of the 26 contestants of the Smart Buildings Challenge program.
Other contestants include the likes of Dell, Wipro, and others. The contestants will get an opportunity to work with entities like Microsoft and Bosch
The State of Retail: How to Buck the High Street Closures Trend
We explore insight from speaker and retail intelligence expert Diane Wehrle, marketing and insights director at Springboard, about the importance of retail employees in this challenge. Employees who are engaged, motivated and ready to deliver an exceptional in-store experience
Tokyo plans to install solar roads ahead of the 2020 Olympics
Solar panels we be installed underneath the surface of some roads in Tokyo, according to the Independent. The metropolitan government announced their plans for "solar roads" as part of a campaign to make Tokyo a more eco-friendly city
How do you solve a problem like mass IoT connectivity?
Before tackling the problem of IoT connectivity, it’s important to understand the mass IoT market: what does it compose of? Will the IoT market largely be made of industrial or consumer connections, or both?
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Will artificial intelligence take over from the doctor one day?
Siemens is headed towards having Artificial Intelligence as one of the primary technology pillars in their products. As a market leader, it aims to be realistic in its approach to incorporate AI in its products. It says AI will pan out in phases, with hybrid devices coming to the market first.
Key Facts About the Roles of Wi-Fi 6, 5G in IoT, Edge Era
Enterprise IT is quickly becoming a data-centric and widely distributed environment that includes the soon-to-be tens of billions of connected, intelligent devices. This will make up the internet of things and generate petabytes of data, multiple public and hybrid clouds and modern applications using such technologies as artificial intelligence, machine learning, big data and advanced analytics.
Putting Your Employees at the Centre of Your Cybersecurity Strategy
CISOs are facing a perfect storm when it comes to securing their networks. Cyber attacks are becoming increasingly sophisticated just as corporate networks are becoming more distributed and complex – all while security talent becomes harder to find and security strategy best practices evolve.
Big Data Is Disrupting The Outsourcing Model -- And It's About Time
To stay competitive in the business world, corporations have for years relied on outsourcing, sometimes referred to as labour arbitrage. While outsourcing has been around for ages, the ways companies are leveraging outsourcing are changing.
Capgemini enhances M1’s customer experiences with transformed digital platform
Capgemini conceptualized and developed an integrated e-commerce, web content, and marketing solution integrated into the backend systems, to provide an improved digital experience to M1's customers.
How data centre challenges may hinder digital transformation
History books no doubt will show cloud among the hottest IT topics of 2019. Cloud is both a pathway and a puzzle...
An Open Letter To CEOs Pursuing Digital Transformation
Some things vary across categories and depend on a company’s starting place — but successful digital transformations usually share specific traits that translate across industries