Best CRM Software & Systems 2022

It is becoming increasingly difficult to function in the modern digital economy without some form of automated customer management. Not only has ecommerce turned even the smallest business into a global entity, but the sheer speed at which goods and services are bought and sold these days has made it all but impossible to conduct […]

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What’s Next for Ethical AI?

In today’s digital age, artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) are emerging everywhere: facial recognition algorithms, pandemic outbreak detection and mitigation, access to credit, and healthcare are just a few examples. But, do these technologies that mirror human intelligence and predict real-life outcomes build a consensus with human ethics? Can we create regulatory practices […]

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UX/UI: Trends to Watch and Mistakes to Avoid

User experience (UX) and user interface (UI) design are two complementary forces that impact the usability and satisfaction felt by the users of your software or visitors to your website. Elon Musk famously stated that, “Any product that needs a manual is broken.” UX design is focused on users, advocating for their needs and ensuring […]

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Q&A with Skedulo: How AI is Shaping Software Development

Artificial intelligence has revolutionized the way businesses operate. Specifically, AI has unlocked new opportunities for businesses to become more productive, efficient, and innovative. AI is shaping nearly every industry, and software development is no exception. Matt Fairhurst, CEO of Skedulo, knows this better than most—his company’s deskless productivity platform uses AI to help businesses optimize […]

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Application Security Code Reviews: Best Practices

Secure code reviews are an essential part of the software development life cycle (SDLC). By employing a series of security audit methodologies, you are able to proactively identify vulnerabilities or errors in an application.  During the development of your software application, did you consider the current OWASP Top 10 web application security risks? How often […]

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6 Emerging Technologies to Watch from the Current Gartner Hype Cycle

The Gartner Hype Cycle is a visual representation of the maturity and adoption of emerging technologies. Gartner has used it since 1995 to help clients understand how new developments in IT affect their business.  The cycle includes five phases: Innovation Trigger, Peak of Inflated Expectations, Trough of Disillusionment, Slope of Enlightenment, and Plateau of Productivity. […]

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How Self-Service AI Data Labeling Platforms Support Business Transformation

Leading businesses already know that data fuels their ability to predict and respond to change by embracing transformation on an ongoing basis. Data is the foundation of the intelligence that businesses need to adapt how they operate—whether they’re revamping their supply chains or creating a more personal customer experience. However, an ability to sense and […]

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Top Automation Testing Tools for Software Performance

Today’s software market demands quality at speed. This is why organizations are implementing automation testing tools to complement manual testing. Read on to discover the best automation testing tools for your organization.  Table of Contents What are Test Automation Tools? Test automation tools test various components of software during the development process with little to […]

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What IT Leaders Should Know Before Migrating to Windows 11

Windows 11 has officially arrived more than six years after the launch of Windows 10 in July 2015. For large organizations updating thousands of machines to Windows 11 while maintaining business continuity, IT teams will be required to develop a Windows lifecycle management process that addresses everything from application testing to hardware upgrades to scheduling […]

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5 Examples of IoT and Analytics at Work in Real Estate

In today’s competitive real estate market, data is king. But, if you’re not utilizing the Internet of Things (IoT) and analytics to run your business more efficiently, you’re missing out on a major opportunity. Unfortunately, only 25% of real estate companies in a recent KPMG study had a well-established data strategy to capture and analyze […]

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Dell Technologies Showcases Effective Approach to Keynotes

Last week Dell hosted its annual Technology Summit, and I was struck by how they delivered their keynote address (you may have to register to see the video).  A few years back, I was among a group of analysts that put together a training course for events focused on best practices. One of the areas […]

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5 Mobile Attack Surfaces Targeted by Cybercriminals

The COVID-19 pandemic led to an uptick in cybercrime. According to some estimates, cybercrime increased by as much as 600%. Additionally, as more people settle down to the new normal of working from home, criminals will undoubtedly continue to explore the weaknesses of mobile app security. Enterprise mobility management (EMM) will also take center stage […]

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Numio Enables High Speed Cryptocurrency Transactions via Mobile App

The number of individuals using cryptocurrency to pay for goods and services via mobile computing applications might soon be increasing as simultaneously the cost of making these transactions decline and the speed at which they are made improves. Numio, a provider of a mobile application that enables individuals to access the Ethereum exchange for transferring […]

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NVIDIA Looks to Lower AI Barrier to Entry

NVIDIA this week announced that a development hub that it hosts, which promises to make it both simpler and less risky to train AI models, is now generally available in North America. The NVIDIA Base Command Platform is a hosted environment deployed on NVIDIA DGX SuperPOD supercomputers that have been installed in data centers managed […]

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Microsoft Viva: The “Great Place To Work” Tool

One of the most exciting initiatives out of Microsoft this year is Microsoft Viva.  What makes this effort so interesting is that Microsoft and employee development have historically been an oxymoron.  Employee care and development didn’t seem to be a priority for the company for much of its existence but, if the pandemic has taught […]

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Zoom Launches Latest Salvo in Collaboration Platform War

Zoom Video Communications, Inc. today made available a Zoom Apps capability that makes it possible to embed third-party applications within both Zoom Meetings and the company’s desktop client. That capability will serve as a foundational element of an initiative to infuse collaboration capabilities into the Zoom platform, says Ross Mayfield, product lead for Zoom.  As […]

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ServiceNow Lends Support to Microsoft Cloud PC Initiative

ServiceNow has revealed it is extending the scope of its alliance to include integration with a Cloud PC service based on an instance of the virtual Window 365 operating system. Microsoft created the OS to make it simpler to access applications and files stored in the cloud. Employing an integration jointly developed by the two […]

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Top RPA Tools 2021: Robotic Process Automation Software

Automation is the way of the future with 68 percent of global employees believing that automation will help them be more productive at work. But figuring out how to add automation to workflows can be a challenge for many organizations. Robotic process automation (RPA) software uses artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) to learn […]

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Microsoft Inspire Keynote Highlights Partners and Changes

Microsoft Inspire, the tech giant’s partner event, was virtual this year, showcasing Microsoft’s internal studio and the wealth of resources, including its well-rehearsed talent, content, and scripts. The event, like many others staged by the company, would be a great opportunity to highlight its new and advanced speech-to-text technology. Satya Nedella’s Microsoft Bill Gates and […]

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NVIDIA Aims to Bring AI to the 5G Edge

NVIDIA is gearing up to bring artificial intelligence to the 5G wireless edge starting next year. The company at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) event revealed its plans to make available network cards based on Arm processors that will have the compute power required to run AI inference engines on edge computing platforms. At the […]

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