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Macro and Micro Technology Trends for 2019

Macro and Micro Technology Trends for 2019

2018 has been a remarkable year for technology, with progress (and setbacks) being made across many areas. So rather than hazard some predictions for 2019 on my own, I asked some of my colleagues in our Chief Technology Office to weigh in on next year’s prognostication.

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Quantum Computing Brings Potential and Risk to the Enterprise

Quantum Computing Brings Potential and Risk to the Enterprise

For Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella, quantum computing is among three technologies — the other two being artificial intelligence and mixed reality — that will soon disrupt the status quo. Unlike other kinds of technologies, it will impact not just work, but everything including communities, economies and how we live.

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Edge Computing vs. Fog Computing: What’s the Difference?

Edge Computing vs. Fog Computing: What's the Difference?

Internet of Things (IoT) devices are flooding the world. In fact, studies show that we can expect over 75 billion IoT devices to be active by 2025. From smart voice assistants to in-store beacons, brands are experimenting with touch points in a bid to improve the customer experience and

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How Bad Data is Ruining Sales and Marketing Forecasts (And What to Do About It)

How Bad Data is Ruining Sales and Marketing Forecasts (And What to Do About It)

Bad data costs the United States more than $3 trillion per year according to the “Data Doc,” Thomas C. Redmond. In a Harvard Business Review (HBR) article published in 2016, he explained it this way, “salespeople waste time dealing with erred prospect data; service delivery people waste time correcting flawed

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The Trouble With Insight Engines

The Trouble With Insight Engines

You may have heard the new buzzword being applied to enterprise search: "insight engines." When I first saw the Garner Enterprise Search Quadrant renamed as Insight Engines a few years ago, I was hard pressed to understand why the change was made.

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