Inside Google Cloud’s Resurgence: 10 Key Messages from CEO Thomas Kurian

April 11, 2019
Great expectations can be a crushing burden for some businesses and some leaders. But Google Cloud and CEO Thomas Kurian are about to wrap up up not just a hugely successful global customer conference with Next '19, but also what has to be seen as a massive relaunch of a brand eager to move from
Andreas Larsson of Electrolux on Cloud Wars Live

Andreas Larsson: Electrolux Introduces RCaaS (Robot Cleaning as a Service!)

April 3, 2019
In this Cloud Wars Live interview, we talk with Andreas Larsson of Electrolux. Electrolux is a 100-year-old Swedish company whose products include washers, dryers, ovens, refrigerators, and vacuum cleaners. As the Engineering Director, Andreas and his team use agile and lean principles to develop high quality products and services that help customers be more successful.
Microsoft Targets Manufacturing Sector

Microsoft Partners with Nine Disruptive Startups to Target Manufacturing Sector

April 2, 2019
Looking to gain mindshare and revenue in the booming global industrial sector, Microsoft hosted nine disruptive startups at the world’s largest manufacturing event in yet another example of how Microsoft’s innovative go-to-market strategies have become an enormous factor in its rise to the top. At the recent Hannover Messe in Germany—which drew 200,000 visitors from
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Microsoft Services CTO Norm Judah on AI, Human Bias, and the C-Suite

March 7, 2019

Below is a lightly edited transcript of my conversation with Norm Judah, who is Microsoft’s chief of technology for its services business. Norm has remarkable experience on both the customer side and the vendor side of enterprise technology, and those combined perspectives are uniquely valuable in today’s high paced and turbulent business world. This interview took place

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The Ultimate Digital Transformation: Microsoft Helps Kroger Become Tech Company

January 23, 2019

In a superb example of true digital transformation, grocery giant Kroger is morphing into a technology company that develops and sells modern cloud-based solutions and services to other retail companies while also remaining America’s largest grocery retailer. Digital transformation always involves the overhaul and optimization of internal processes, but its true potential is realized when

IBM Earns 9,100 Patents VP Jeff Welser

Can IBM Convert Latest Patent Blitz into Rising Revenue?

January 8, 2019

While the IBM R&D teams received 9,100 patents in 2018 and for the 26th straight year led the world in that category, the company needs to begin showing customers, partners and investors that it is turning those laboratory innovations into high-value business solutions across AI, cloud and cybersecurity. Taken in isolation, the latest evidence of