SAPVoice: The Unlikely Story Behind An Iconic Tech Logo

SAPVoice: The Unlikely Story Behind An Iconic Tech Logo
About that backwards y… Inquiring minds want to know: Why not some variation of “H” or “Hy”, instead of the backwards “y”? Turns out, there’s a method behind this logo madness. “If we went down that path, we felt that there would be no humor and therefore no point to any of it,” said Flaccus. “It was very funny to take the second letter mainly because ‘y’ is the most interesting letter in the word hybri…
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Alibaba Keeps Growing

Alibaba Keeps Growing
Looks like Alibaba is on a roller-coaster ride and there’s nothing to stop it, as is evident from the results of last quarter. During the quarter that ended on June 30, Alibaba’s cloud business crossed more than one million customers the revenue during this period rose to 2.43 billion yuan, which roughly equals US$359 million. According to the reports released by the company, it saw an increase of 137,000 paying customers. As a result, a good chunk of its revenue came from value-added services a…
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PayScale's Highest Paying Cloud Computing Jobs In 2017

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Tweet This ThinkStockPhoto These and many other insights are from PayScale’s analysis of the highest paying cloud computing jobs in 2017. PayScale relies on crowdsourcing, advanced analytics, and big data to drive prediction models that are transforming compensation into a data-driven science. It’s a useful site for getting an analysis of the salaries offered for positions of interest today and in the future. PayScale Insight is their compensation software sold as a subscript…
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A Bipartisan Bill To Strengthen Cybersecurity For The Internet Of Things

A Bipartisan Bill To Strengthen Cybersecurity For The Internet Of Things
The 2015 Internet of Things Solutions World Congress (IOTSWC) in Barcelona: Josep Lago/AFP/Getty Images Intelligent indoor lighting that follows you where you go, smart refrigerators that send pictures of their contents to grocers, sentient thermostats that adjust temperature based on activity, free and unhindered access to an unlimited library of information has transformed an entire generation. However, what nightmares lie concealed in the shadows of your intellig…
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SAPVoice: Better Business Decisions Start With Better-Informed Leaders

SAPVoice: Better Business Decisions Start With Better-Informed Leaders
Digital transformation brings about an incredible opportunity for fostering a data-driven culture and enabling faster, better-informed decision making. Although data's role in making better-informed business decisions is undeniable, more data does not necessarily guarantee better business decisions. Fueled by advances in technology and a deluge of data, the digital universe continues to shape and influence how leaders perceive, leverage or ignore data, which is a fundamental part of making decis…
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Amazon Brings Artificial Intelligence To Cloud Storage To Protect Customer Data

Amazon Brings Artificial Intelligence To Cloud Storage To Protect Customer Data
Amazon has become the first public cloud provider to blend Artificial Intelligence with cloud storage to help customers secure data. The new service dubbed Amazon Macie relies on Machine Learning to automatically discover, classify, and protect sensitive data stored in AWS. This service reports potential risks involved with the stored data, its permissions, and access patterns. Source: AWS Amazon S3 is a popular cloud-based storage service trusted by many customers. From lar…
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NarrativeDx: The AI Platform Aiming To Be The Yelp For Patient Hospital Reviews

NarrativeDx: The AI Platform Aiming To Be The Yelp For Patient Hospital Reviews
Photo courtesy of NarrativeDx Founded in 2014 by Kyle Robertson and Senem Guney, NarrativeDx is an artificial intelligence platform that allows patients to provide real-time reviews and commentary about their hospital experiences. Their cloud-based platform uses natural language processing and machine learning to collect and analyze feedback sources from an assortment of internal and external channels. NarrativeDx also delivers an intuitive dashboard that instantly highlights sp…
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SAPVoice: 4 Best Practices To Improve Talent Calibration

SAPVoice: 4 Best Practices To Improve Talent Calibration
There are a number of benefits associated with calibration talent reviews, including but not limited to increased perceptions of fairness by employees, improved rating accuracy and more effective talent and business-related conversations. But making decisions within a group context can also pose certain challenges. For example, psychologists have long recognized that groups can result in certain members putting in less effort (aka., social loafing(1) as well as a tendency …
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Why Amazon's Margin Is Filecoin's Opportunity

Why Amazon
coinlist.co Jeff Bezos has a great saying "Your margin is my opportunity." Essentially, it means he can out-compete almost any business in industries he enters using Amazon by undercutting the competition and doing it cheaply at massive scale. While most hardware has migrated to the cloud, resulting in developers paying services like AWS for storage and computation as opposed to buying their own hardware, the costs for these have not decreased down to hardware margins. Instead, …
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SAPVoice: Tomorrow May Be Too Late: The Importance Of Real-Time In Sales

SAPVoice: Tomorrow May Be Too Late: The Importance Of Real-Time In Sales
By Jenn Vande Zande, Editor, Future of Customer Engagement and Commerce Raise your hand if you’ve crooned the lyrics of Amanda by Boston, “and tomorrow may be too late.” If you haven’t, no worries. You don’t need to have amazing taste in music, or name that tune in 60 seconds, but to be a rockstar in sales, you need to be informed and relevant in the moment, or else your competitor will swoop in and drop the mic. “No matter the company, or industry, all sales teams have one thing in common: they…
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