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 under-performer to world-class competitor.
When Dean Del Vecchio joined 159-year-old Guardian Life Insurance as a top executive five years ago, he discovered that the company’s first policy-administration system was still functioning.
Whatever level of commercial success the self-driving Oracle Autonomous Database ultimately achieves, it has surely already become the most highly touted and heavily hyped bet-the-company product ever introduced by Oracle—and perhaps by any tech company. That’s all fine—it’s part of the high-intensity world we live in here in 2019. Just five months ago Oracle chairman Larry
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