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If automation is the end game, then machine-enabled automation is a winning hand

Moving to cloud-based networking with network function virtualization (NFV) and software-defined networking (SDN) demands new ways to enable operations and service lifecycles across hybrid networks. The ability to operate and orchestrate the network through machine learning and artificial intelligence, combined with automation is a key requirement to delivering on the promised business benefits of network […]

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Failure Taught Us How to Succeed

There’s a heartwarming story around the birth of the internet that most might not recall. Common knowledge says the internet – and in many ways the first global network – was created in 1969 by a small team at the Advanced Research Projects Agency Network (ARPANET). Looking back it would seem that the network was […]

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When Watson Dons Tennis Whites, Wimbledon Fans Rejoice

Moving to cloud-based networking with network function virtualization (NFV) and software-defined networking (SDN) demands new ways to enable operations and service lifecycles across hybrid networks. The ability to operate and orchestrate the network through machine learning and artificial intelligence, combined with automation is a key requirement to delivering on the promised business benefits of network […]

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A Q&A with Andrew Wallenstein, Co-Editor-in-Chief of Variety

At the Variety Entertainment & Technology Summit on May 9th, the magazine’s Co-Editor-in-Chief, Andrew Wallenstein, joined IBM’s Global Managing Director, IBM Telecommunications, Media and Entertainment Industry, Steve Canepa, for a keynote conversation about how the media industry is using cognitive power and real-time consumer data to create a more personalized entertainment experience. I asked Mr. […]

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Here’s How We’ve Reinvented the Customer Experience

Back in 2013, author Niraj Darwar pointed out in the Harvard Business Review that so-called “upstream” activities like building bigger factories and finding new, cheaper sources for raw materials ate up too much energy and resources of enterprises. While worth the effort, these activities can and always have been copied quite easily and rapidly.   […]

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