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Is Juniper back on top with its approach to solving complexity and supporting multi-cloud?

At Juniper Network’s NXTWORK conference (held in London in late November), CEO Rami Rahim went all in for simplicity. As he put it the objective should be ‘to make networking better’...
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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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Driving digital transformation in procurement with AI

The decisions that drive procurement are no longer entirely based on a view of direct purchase costs or on easily understood transaction costs. Additional influences are now associated with price competitiveness,...
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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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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 new year’s resolutions to help grow your business in 2019

The European Commission is predicting that the UK will have the weakest economic growth of all 28 EU countries over the next two years. Given this, business leaders would be wise...
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Strategic Shepherds – The Rise of the Digital CFO

The Chief Financial Officer is often and mistakenly stereotyped as a frugal bean counter, protecting the company’s wallet with an unwavering vow to be prepared for the proverbial rainy day. At...
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At the dawn of the ‘third era of IT,’ digital transformation experts look for...

According to Gartner, businesses are now entering the third era of IT, where digital business has matured “from tentative experiment to application at massive scale.” Forty-nine percent of CIOs polled in...
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Taylorism 4.0: How Artificial Intelligence is Transforming Knowledge Work

In 1909, the American mechanical engineer Frederick Winslow Taylor helped to usher in the era of manufacturing automation when he published “The Principles of Scientific Management.” Also known as Taylorism, scientific management...
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How IT can do more by coding less

Today’s IT work is never done. For every one project you complete, there are another five waiting in the wings. And applications you completed only a year ago already seem outdated and...

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Salesforce Ventures refills funding bucket in Europe with $125

At Salesforce World Tour, London today Paul Smith EVP & GM UK announced a new $125 million Salesforce Ventures fund to invest in European cloud based...
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Natero acquisition slots into Freshworks

Freshworks has announced the acquisition of customer success platform vendor Natero for an undisclosed amount. The customer success technology dovetails neatly into the marketing,...
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Dragonchain patent for blockchain loyalty system

Dragonchain has received a USPTO patent for a blockchain loyalty system which tracks and monetises time. The product described in the filing corresponds to the...
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BanQu signs up RSM Spain for supply chain transparency

BanQu, a for-profit/for-purpose blockchain-as-a-service software company, has secured a strategic partnership with RSM Spain, the Spanish member firm of RSM International. The latter is...
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CloudBees scores US$10 million from HSBC

Enterprise DevOps vendor, CloudBees, has received a US$10 million investment from global banking giant HSBC. This is the latest significant investment in CloudBees who...
Immense Solutions secures $4.6 million in funding

Immense Solutions secures $4.6 million in funding

Intelligent mobility software provider, Immense Solutions, has raised US$4.6 million in a series A funding round. The funding round was led by Amadeus Capital...
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Kai Waehner explains why you need Kafka

The Apache Kafka summit was held in London last week. Kafka was originally designed to solve the problem of high volume and throughput at...

Calastone’s blockchain-based DMI goes live

Calastone has gone live with its blockchain Distributed Market Infrastructure (DMI). The technology underpinning Calastone's network has migrated to a blockchain-enabled market infrastructure. This...
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HPE buys Cray for $1.3 billion

Supercomputer stalwart, Cray Inc, has been bought by Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE). The offer of £35 per share values Cray at $1.3 billion and...
Alexis Richardson on why the CNCF is growing so fast

Alexis Richardson on why the CNCF is growing so fast

The Cloud Native Computing Foundation is holding its annual European conference in Barcelona this week. Alongside the CNCF conference is KubeCon, a project that...
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FLETA testnet claims 15,000 TPS

FLETA, a Korean blockchain platform, is aiming to create a sustainable DApp ecosystem. It has announced the release of its beta testnet with its...

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...