Category: Cloud Computing

Logistics+transportation on IBM Blockchain and Watson IoT

  AOS SAS (AOS)  is a Bogotá company specializing in providing business solutions. AOS and IBM will collaborate enhance efficiency in the logistics and transport industry throughout Columbia. This will build on IBM Blockchain and Watson IoT in an IBM Cloud by:. leveraging the Internet of Things (IoT) services on IBM Cloud for trucks and…

Sebastian Krause talks about hybrid cloud at IBM

At IBM InterConnect in Las Vegas, Enterprise TImes had an opportunity to catch up with Sebastian Krause, General Manager, IBM Cloud Europe. Over the last two years, IBM has been moving its messaging to position Hybrid Cloud as its key cloud offering. At IBM InterConnect, it changed the definition of hybrid cloud. This, it claims, has…

Trillion-Dollar AI impact on CRM?

  By 2021, the AI impact on CRM could increase global business revenues by US$1.1T claims a new Salesforce-commissioned study. The study estimates the global market for AI in CRM will jump, from US$7.9B in 2016 to US$46.3B by 2021. AI-powered CRM activities will, allegedly, drive new efficiencies in how companies sell, service, and market.…

Engage and Benchmark extend Cornerstone HCM

Cornerstone OnDemand has announced the addition of two new people analytics applications, Cornerstone Engage and Cornerstone Benchmark. The products are designed to give organisations deeper, real-time insight into their workforce. They both enable HR and business leaders to make decisions about ‘human talent’. According to Adam Miller, founder and CEO of Cornerstone OnDemand: “With more than…

Flock targets Slack with migration tool 

Team collaboration and chat platform Flock has released a migration tool for users of Slack. Flock has more than doubled in size over the last year and opened offices in several countries. Instead of settling for generic growth in a market that is underserved, it has now decided to target Slack users. The goal is…

Infor closes BI acquisition – what next

Infor has announced that it has completed the acquisition of Business Intelligence (BI) software company Birst. The news first broke around six weeks ago and our analysis at that time is found here. Since then very little more information has emerged about the acquisition with the press release saying little. However, Duncan Angove, President at Infor published…

IBM announces open source DBaaS on Power Systems

IBM has announced a new Database as a Service (DBaaS) toolkit for open source databases. It’s official name is Open Platform for DBaaS on IBM Power Systems. It will support several open source databases including MongoDB, EDB, PostgreSQL, MySQL, MariaDB, Redis, Neo4j and Apache Cassandra. Terri Virnig, VP, Power Ecosystem and Strategy at IBM said:…

Real time product updates delivers transformation at AS ONE

AS ONE is using the Oracle Cloud to disseminate its product information in real time. To do so it has created API’s leveraging the Oracle Database Exadata Express Cloud. This means that catalogues are now updated immediately through the API’s rather than through a daily update. The challenge may seem trivial at first glance. However,…