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Looking into the future of IT: Will AI rule the world?

AI, Deep learning, IBM Systems Lab Services...

In the first part of this “future of IT” series, I posed the question: What will IT look like a decade from now? To begin the conversation, I outlined the three major segments of IT — procedural IT, statistical IT and machine learning IT — noting that machine learning will see the most growth in ...read more


The future of IT: Keep an eye on machine learning

AI, Big data & analytics, Deep learning...

What will IT look like a decade from now? We’ve seen enormous growth in big data and analytics in the past decade, and this area of technology will continue to transform how business is done. Not just that — but machine learning breakthroughs will bring new ways of analyzing and using that data. To start ...read more


Powering the open-source database movement for the enterprise

Power servers, Power Systems

The success of open-source software in supporting enterprise operations, driving innovation and reducing costs is well documented: Linux for operating systems; Xen and KVM for virtualization; JBoss and Apache for middleware; and Postgres open-source SQL and NoSQL for databases. Open-source databases have long been recognized as an alternative to proprietary commercial solutions. Within the past ...read more


6 must-haves for making Apache Spark live up to the hype

Software-defined computing, Storage, System software...

What’s driving the viral growth of the cluster-computing framework Fortune calls the “Taylor Swift” of big data software? Performance. Enterprises able to harness Apache Spark can run critical analytic applications up to 100 times faster than before. Once deployed, the framework helps organizations make crucial decisions rapidly as they process ever-growing volumes of data needed ...read more


Top three things you need on your InterConnect agenda

OpenPOWER, Power servers, Power Systems

The New Year kicked off with a frenzy of activity, and with February already here, you may be wondering if you really want to spend a week in Las Vegas at IBM InterConnect 2016. Here are three reasons I’m excited to attend: Unbeatable networking InterConnect is the best bang for your buck when it comes ...read more