IBM Launches Open Cloud And AI Tools Aimed At Radical Simplicity For Businesses

October 15, 2018

As business leaders begin betting their companies on a surging range of cloud and AI technologies, IBM plans to leapfrog its tech competitors by offering new tools that simplify and streamline the management of those complex technologies regardless of which cloud or AI vendor provides them. The core challenge is one that has bedeviled CIOs

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Oracle Bets The Company On Cloud ERP And Self-Driving Database

September 27, 2018

While Oracle’s sprawling ambitions and product lines continue to mark every enterprise-software company as a competitor, founder Larry Ellison recently specified that the future of the entire company (Oracle) will be determined by the fortunes of its Cloud ERP SaaS service and its self-driving Autonomous Cloud Database. “Oracle has two strategic products that will determine

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Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella Unveils New Digital Strategy For Businesses: ‘Tech Intensity’

September 24, 2018

Doubling down on his belief that Microsoft must help customers become world-class software creators themselves, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella today showcased several innovative customers embracing “tech intensity” to innovate and grow in today’s high-intensity digital economy. Nadella described tech intensity as a fusion of cultural mindset and business processes that rewards the development and propagation

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How #1 Microsoft Is Beating Amazon, Google And Everyone Else In The Cloud: The Strategic Breakdown

September 17, 2018

Microsoft’s sweeping transformations of its sales and engineering organizations and its unique focus on intelligent cloud plus intelligent edge has spurred some of its largest enterprise customers to spend “an order of magnitude more with us year over year than they ever had before,” a top Microsoft executive recently told investors. Judson Althoff, executive vice

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Look Out, SAP And Oracle: Workday Launching Serious Assault On ERP Market

September 10, 2018

Hoping to combine its superb track record for customer success with a big recent acquisition in the operational-planning category, Workday has begun positioning itself as a full-fledged ERP provider whose modern technology and customer-centric approach will begin peeling customers away from market leaders SAP and Oracle. Workday CEO Aneel Bhusri, whose firm until very recently

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Tech-Spending Boom: CEOs More Bullish Than Ever, Says’s Marc Benioff

August 31, 2018

CEOs are investing absolutely unprecedented amounts on enterprise technology to turn their companies into end-to-end digital businesses, says co-CEO Marc Benioff. ” I’ve never seen such a robust spending environment,” said Benioff on his company’s fiscal Q2 earnings call with analysts this week. “I’ve never seen CEOs spend so aggressively.” The goal? Digital transformation—and

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