Wipro Makes a Statement, Unveiling Silicon Valley Innovation Center

Wipro showcases “the art of the possible” in Mountain View, CA. Here’s a peek inside the collaborative R&D and incubation hub. Systems integrator, consulting and business process services firm Wipro on Aug. 1 unveiled a slick new Silicon Valley Innovation Center at its offices in Mountain View, CA. It’s the company’s only such facility outside […]

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Infor Advances Data Agenda With ‘Coleman’ AI, Birst BI Integration

Infor lays out plans for artificial intelligence and cloud-based business intelligence and analytics. Here’s what customers need to know. Infor entered the increasingly crowded artificial intelligence (AI) arena July 11 by introducing its Coleman AI platform. Unveild at the company’s Inforum 2017 event in NY, Coleman was described as a language- and image-savvy AI platform […]

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SAP Machine Learning Plans: A Deeper Dive From Sapphire Now

SAP Leonardo will use machine learning to help customers drive automation and innovation. Here’s a closer look at what’s available and what’s coming. When SAP introduced Leonardo on May 18 at its Sapphire Now event in Orlando, executives insisted that “no single technology can deliver digital innovation on its own.” Yet it’s clear that machine learning […]

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Qlik Plots Course to Big Data, Cloud and ‘AI’ Innovation

Qlik highlights upgrades and the roadmap to high-scale, hybrid cloud and ‘augmented intelligence.’ Here’s my take on the long-range plans. Big data scalability, hybrid cloud flexibility and smart “augmented” intelligence. These are the three plans that business intelligence and analytics vendor Qlik officially put on its roadmap at the May 15-18 Qonnections conference in Orlando, Florida. Qlik also […]

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Teradata Transition to Cloud and Consulting Continues

Teradata simplifies pricing, executes on business consulting and hybrid cloud strategy. A look at next steps in the company’s ongoing transition. “Business outcome led, technology enabled.” This was the theme at the May 8-10 Teradata Third-Party Influencers Summit in San Diego, and it reflected a two-to-one ratio of consulting-oriented presentations to technology updates. Teradata has […]

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Oracle Launches First AI App: Adaptive Intelligent Offers

Oracle demos Adaptive Intelligent Offers app for commerce, marketing. Next up are more CX capabilities as well as ERP, HR and supply chain apps. The biggest reveal at the April 25-27 Oracle Modern Customer Experience (CX) Event in Las Vegas was the debut of Oracle Adaptive Intelligent Offers (AI Offers). It’s the first app in a planned portfolio […]

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SAS Takes Next Steps to Cloud Analytics

SAS Viya is now available as the cloud-friendly platform for SAS Visual apps and, soon, SAS 9. Next up should be more cloud-based services options. SAS, like many well-established tech vendors, has to keep one eye on the future and one eye on the past. At the April 2-5 SAS Global Forum in Orlando, FL, the […]

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Domo Climbs Enterprise Ladder in Cloud Business Intelligence

Domo has graduated from analytics startup to enterprise contender, breaking ground in cloud-scale deployments. Here’s a look inside the fast-growing company. Domo is enterprise ready. That’s the key takeaway Domo wanted to project at Domopalooza, held March 22-23 in Salt Lake City. The event drew more than 3,000 attendees and saw keynote appearances from enterprise-scale […]

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Cloudera Focuses Message, Takes Fifth On Pending Moves

Cloudera executives can’t talk about IPO or cloud-services rumors. Here what’s on the record from the Cloudera Analyst Conference. There were a few elephants in the room at the March 21-22 Cloudera Analyst Conference in San Francisco. But between a blanket “no comment” about IPO rumors and non-disclosure demands around cloud plans — even whether […]

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Google Cloud Invests In Data Services, Scales Business

Google Cloud is adding must-have enterprise features and scaling the business to meet data platform, machine learning and AI demand. Here’s a progress report. Google’s reputation for big data, machine learning and artificial intelligence innovation is richly deserved. The challenge for Google Cloud – which exposes that innovation to enterprises through the Google Cloud Platform […]

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