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Cloud Computing and Serverless Computing Working Together
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Serverless computing is the biggest hit of the year in the cloud. Computing domain has conveyed it all in detail FREMONT, CA: Serverless computing is a central architecture model in which the code execution is managed as a whole by a cloud...

Five Lessons in improving customer services from my 10 years in Startups
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Todd Waren, MD, Divergent Ventures

Ten years ago, I left Microsoft, and began teaching a startup course at Northwestern. Because of that, I caught the startup bug and joined Divergent Ventures, where I have been investing since 2010. Here are Five Lessons about serving customers I...

AR Smartglasses Could be the Answer to Next-Gen Applications
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Shiva Venkatraman, Founder and CEO, Varidus Asia Pacific Ventures

Augmented Reality (AR) smart glasses have been around for a long time, ever since Google invented the Google Glass. Since then, many startups have come up with their own version of their smart glasses. Examples of such forays are Vuzix, Epson or...

Voyager Capital Sailing Up North with $100M funds Amassed From the Fifth Round
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After raising $100M in funding, Voyager Capital is shifting its focus on the Pacific Northwest.  FREMONT, CA: Voyager Capital is equipped with new interests to set sail across the border to up north. The company is packing from California...

NLP: Then, Now, and What I Hope is Coming
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Tarek Hoteit, Director of Technology in Data Science and Emerging Technologies, Thomson Reuters

Natural language processing (NLP) applications keep shaping our digital lives. Whether it’s through the conversational bots that process our input through text or voice and interacts with us in some form of dialogue like humans do or the...

Innovative Voice Transcription Start-up Kristalic Raises $2 million
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The AI-powered product ensures complete user-friendly experience while recording meetings automatically creating usable data. FREMONT, CA:  Kristalic, a San Francisco-based startup raises two million USD as a part of seed round funding for...

IoT Platforms: What are they and do you need one?
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Tekin Gülşen, CIO, IT Director, Brisa Bridgestone Sabancı

In the era of digitalization, as the number of connected devices increases exponentially, we need systems and platforms to store and process all this information which ties into the “Big Data” concept. More and more technology...

Like a Bridge over Troubled Water: An Easier Cloud for Driving Digital Transformation
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Swen Conrad,CEO,Ocean9, Inc

When it comes to digital transformation, today’s companies face a dilemma. With open source solutions like Hadoop and Spark, effective and scalable cloud-based architectures, and innovative business models, new entrants can seize market...

IoT and Increasing Business Value
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A huge number of gadgets are currently connected to the internet. Even the internet also drives our household goods. The concept of' Internet of Things (IoT)' is also rapidly advancing, extending horizons for various industries such...

Leveraging AI for the Development of Secure AI Solutions
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The popularity of Artificial intelligence (AI) technology is gaining steam with its widespread adoption across various industry verticals. Companies are implementing AI to improve the efficiency of their processes and applications. However, of...

Misdirected Hype! Enterprise IoT and Wearables Advance Operations
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Stephanie Atkinson, CEO & Founder, Compass Intelligence

Much of the hype around the Internet of Things (IoT) and M2M (machine-to-machine) solutions is centered on the consumer, but this is expected to change or at least I hope it will soon. We are inundated with articles, press, and other media around...

Automating Tools To Deliver Industry-Leading Service To Customers
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Justina Johnson, VP-IT, WOW Logistics

Technologies that will give leaders within the logistics sector the competitive edge As the head of an IT department, most would expect me tout cutting-edge warehouse and transportation management systems as the keys to developing a competitive...

Databricks Raises $250 Million in Series E Funding to Boost its Data Analytics Platform
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Databricks, a San Francisco, CA-based data analytics company secures $250 million in series E funding round to expand its engineering development team, bolster its EMEA and APAC market presence, and improve customer support in financial services,...

Cloud Storage: Evolution of Real Estate on the Information Superhighway
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Luke Behnke, VP, Bitcasa

It is an interesting time for the cloud storage industry. We all know cloud storage is a convenient, accessible technology that gives us access to our data anywhere, across multiple devices. Our increasing appetite to create and manage...

APIs as a Foundation for Systems of Engagement
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Victor Olex, Founder and President, SlashDB

As CIO your job is to design and execute business information flows. While tech­nology and methods change, the underly­ing objective remains the same: to support business operations and accelerate growth. In the past, fax machines,...

SMACC-The Human Side
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Larry Schachter, VP, IT, CompassRock Real Estate

Most readers of this publication will be familiar with “SMAC” – Social, Mobile, Analytics, and Cloud; considered the current areas of focus in technology. My spelling above is not incorrect. Instead, it adds another critical and...

Application Lifecycle Management
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Judi Flournoy, CIO, Kelley Drye & Warren LLP

It wasn’t long ago that buying software programs was a routine activity for Law Firms and Law Departments. What has changed, particularly in the last five years, is not only how we buy software, but how we manage it. Application Lifecycle...

The Impact of APIs in the SaaS industry
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Dr. Patrick Desbrow, Ed.D. - CIO and VP of Engineering, Crownpeak

The Software as a Service (SaaS) industry has been evolving over the last 15 years. Today, we take it for granted that consumers and business professionals rely on commercial software products hosted in the cloud and priced as a subscription...

Lightstream secures $6 million series A funding
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Lightstream, a Chicago-based video streaming, and video gaming company has secured $6million in Series A funding, topping the city’s recent funding headlines. This four-year-old startup has also raised two previous funding rounds including a...

Enterprise Digital Disruption - How Startups Can Win
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Cameron Borumand, Associate, Ignition Partners

We’re living in a transformative time in enterprise software. AWS and Azure continue to prove their cloud dominance which creates both opportunities and challenges for enterprise focused startups. On one hand, cloud hosting has led to an...