Cloud Smart Series: How to Drilldown into your Cloud Insights

Cloud Smart Series: How to Drilldown into your Cloud Insights
by Katie Lenahan | Director of Marketing | Cloud Cruiser  |  @katieoncloud Nowadays, it seems like there’s an app to analyze just about everything you do: how many steps you’ve taken, how much REM sleep you got last night, how influential you are on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. Analytics are pervasive – monitoring, measuring, and influencing every aspect of our personal and business lives. And while analytics have certainly made our lives easier in a lot of ways, sometimes it’s just too many…
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Microsoft Monday: No More Forced Windows Upgrades, Original Xbox One Discontinued, Valve Partnership

Microsoft Monday: No More Forced Windows Upgrades, Original Xbox One Discontinued, Valve Partnership
Microsoft signage displayed in the exhibition hall during the Microsoft Inspire partner conference Photo Credit: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg "Microsoft Monday" is a weekly column that focuses on all things Microsoft. This week, Microsoft Monday includes details about virtual reality headset plans, no more forced Windows upgrades, a Skype and Office Lens update, the Age of Empires IV announcement, GigJam being shut down, Bill Gates’ investment in Memphis Meats, Xbox One …
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Five Questions With Aaron Levie On How AI Is Revolutionizing The Cloud

Five Questions With Aaron Levie On How AI Is Revolutionizing The Cloud
ThinkStockPhoto There’s untapped potential for transforming entire businesses using the insights and intelligence locked in files today.  Aaron Levie and his company Box are on a mission to unleash that potential for their 74,000+ customers currently storing 30B+ files in the Box Cloud Content Management system. Box recently announced support for Google’s Cloud Vision APIs that have the ability to define, interpret and tag any image in their Cloud Content Management System to…
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Sequoia Capital's Head Of Corporate Development On The Future Of Technology

Sequoia Capital
Jeff Pashalides is the Head of Corporate Development at Sequoia Capital, one of the most prestigious venture capital firms in the world. As such, he operates at the intersection between those who are shaping the technology landscape (investors and entrepreneurs) and the CEOs, COOs, and CIOs who would invest in those companies or who would articulate needs unmet by current technologies. As such, he has an unusually strong network and an unusually deep reservoir of insights into the future of tech…
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Inside Salesforce.com's Customer Obsession: 10 Powerful Lessons From Marc Benioff

Inside Salesforce.com
Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff has his company on a $10-billion annualized run rate. (Photo by John Medina/Getty Images for New York Times) (Note: After an award-winning career in the media business covering the tech industry, Bob Evans was VP of Strategic Communications at SAP in 2011, and Chief Communications Officer at Oracle from 2012 to 2016. He now runs his own firm, Evans Strategic Communications LLC.) CLOUD WARS: As Salesforce.com tops a $10-billion annualized…
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SAPVoice: Mining Big Data Benefits To Create Smart Products And Happy Customers

SAPVoice: Mining Big Data Benefits To Create Smart Products And Happy Customers
By Jennifer Scholze, Global Lead, SAP Industries Marketing and Communications, Mill Products and Mining According to this recent MarcTech study, there are 2.7 Zetabytes of data that exist in the digital universe today. That number is equal to about one trillion gigabytes. Not all of this data is being created by personal users – far from it. It’s already proven to be an essential part of the 21st century business model in a host of different industries. Organizational leaders can see how somethi…
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SAPVoice: The Problem You're Trying To Solve Might Not Be The Right One Anymore

SAPVoice: The Problem You
Lost in the litany of tech buzzwords like big-data, digital, cloud and AI is the human element. We often get caught up in technology for the sake of itself, forgetting that innovation must be relevant for something valuable that people care about. With these thoughts, Sam Yen, Chief Design Officer at SAP, kicked off his break-out session at the SAPPHIRE NOW & ASUG Conference, entitled, “Create More Empathy for Greater Innovation with Design Thinking.” SAP Sam Yen, C…
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Oppo is all set to enter the Indian market

Oppo is all set to enter the Indian market
India seems to be attracting a ton of tech companies of late, partly because of its young and educated population and a burgeoning middle class that’s ready to consume almost everything that comes to the market. The latest company to join this list is Oppo, the Chinese smartphone maker that wants to make the most of the opportunities available in this country. According to media reports, Oppo plans to move its cloud service locations to India. This move is not just to better cater to the Indian …
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Microsoft: FPGA Wins Versus Google TPUs For AI

Microsoft: FPGA Wins Versus Google TPUs For AI
Microsoft The Microsoft Brainwave mezzanine card extends each server with an Intel Altera Stratix 10 FPGA accelerator, synthesized to act as a “Soft DNN Processing Unit,” or DPU, and a fabric interconnect that enables datacenter-scale persistent neural networks. At the recent Hot Chips conference, three of the world’s largest datacenter companies detailed projects that exploit Field Programmable Gate Arrays (FPGAs) as accelerators for performance-hungry datacenter…
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Software Eats The World, But That's Only The Appetizer

Software Eats The World, But That
Software may be eating the world, as Marc Andreessen famously put it in 2011, but he may have been looking at things too narrowly. FinancialForce CEO Tod Nielsen prefers to one-up Andreessen’s observation to a whole new level: “services are devouring the entire galaxy,” he recently proclaimed. What does that mean? In a chat with Michael Krigsman in the latest installment of CXOTalk, Nielsen explains as digitization encompasses greater swaths of organizations – fueled by cloud and analytics – t…
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