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New markets for two new IBM z14 and LinuxONE mainframes: What’s the appeal?

Not quite halfway through the two-year IBM z14 lifecycle, the company has announced two new models. These are designed to appeal not just to existing customers but also to new customers as...
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How to Get Your Business Off to an Automated Start

Watching your business grow is thrilling. It is incredibly motivating to see hard work and creativity combine to create a successful business. How can you ensure continued success though? Frequent evaluations...
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5 hacks to get the most out of introverts

The workplace is often dominated by the loudest people. Whether they’re talking in a meeting or standing by the water cooler, you can’t help but notice an extrovert. Running alongside this,...
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Why Kubernetes is helping to make Cloud mainstream

2018 has seen cloud being adopted for mission critical applications and becoming mainstream. Analysts at Forrester predict that the public cloud market will grow by 22 percent in 2018, to $178...
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Performance Management and Empowering Managers

Has something gone wrong with Performance Management — that branch of Human Resources that the HR body the CIPD defines as: “the activity and set of processes that aim to maintain...
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IBM announces its annual 5 in 5 predictions: But how viable are its bets?

At IBM THINK 2018 in Las Vegas on 19th March, IBM has highlighted five future technologies it is working on. All of these technologies started life in IBM research labs. It...
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British Army digital transformation blues, but it’s not all bad news

Can organisations from across the market landscape learn from the British Army? If the recent travails regarding the latter’s abysmal attempt to automate and improve its recruitment process by shifting it...
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How Innovation Leaders are Mapping the Road to Digital Transformation

Forbes recently announced that Workday was number two on its list of the world’s most innovative companies. As well as being immensely proud of this achievement, the list got me thinking about...
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Balance is Key to Smarter Omni-channel Delivery

How do you meet 100% of the needs of customers across every channel with your team? The answer is that you don’t. There’s no guarantee that you’ll always have the right...

Starting up a business: Avoid the common mistakes – part 3

My previous blogs detailed the first four common mistakes when setting up a business (part 1, part 2). This blog seeks to address the fifth and arguably the most key one....

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Marconi adds Diffie and launches its Mainnet for scaling complex networks

Marconi, creator of a networking and blockchain protocol using programmable packets, has launched its Mainnet platform. This multi-cloud application platform provides ways to build...

Calculating number of workdays between two dates where weekends are not Saturday and Sunday

A recent tip of mine showed how to calculate the number of working days there are between two dates. Also where there are bank...
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VMware report says digital employee experience is linked with company growth

VMware Inc, shared results of a global survey of employees, human resources (HR) professionals, and information technology (IT) decision makers. The survey reviewed attitudes...
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Hyperledger Iroha passes development milestone

Hyperledger Iroha has been certified as a production-ready Hyperledger platform. It claims to offer simple implementation, an advanced permission model and both privacy and...

Plug and Play opens supply chain/logistics accelerator in Northwest Arkansas 

Plug and Play has plans to open a supply chain and logistics accelerator program in Northwest Arkansas. The new program will bring innovative startups...
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Confluent Cloud get cloud native boost

At the Kafka Conference in London, Confluent announced several updates to its Confluent Cloud platform. These are all aimed at making the product cloud-native...
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Topolytics wins $100,000 for WasteMap data platform

Topolytics has won first prize in the Google Cloud and SAP Circular Economy 2030 Contest for its WasteMap data analytics platform. The company beat...
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Project Klaytn: blockchain applied for social good

Ground X, the blockchain unit of South Korean mobile platform Kakao, has successfully completed Project Klaytn, its first pilot. This leverages blockchain technology to...

What is and how to use the Outline View in MS Word

When you first go into Word the default view is Print Layout. This shows you the size of the paper, margins and an indication...
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World Economic Forum to define blockchain for supply chain deployment

Leaders from the logistics industry plus some of the world’s largest ports, blockchain start-ups, importers/exporters, governments and civil society have teamed up with the...
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SingularityNET to partner with Domino’s Pizza for AI with blockchain

SingularityNET is entering a strategic partnership with Domino’s Pizza to facilitate its rapid expansion and growth in Malaysia and Singapore. The partnership will enable...
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Amazon Managed Blockchain general availability (limited)

Amazon Web Services (AWS) has made generally available its Amazon Managed Blockchain (AMB). This is a fully managed service which simplifies the creation and...
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VeChain taunches ToolChain for blockchain-interested SMEs

VeChain has developed, and launched, ToolChain as a way for anyone, especially, SMEs to implement blockchain technology. With the advance of 5G, IoT, AI...
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AI strategy with Himanshu Palsule, CTO – Epicor

In this podcast, recorded at Epicor Insights, Himansu Palsule, CTO Epicor talks about the focus for Epicor looking forward and how UX and Artificial...