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Day two at IBM Edge 2016: The power of the individual in Las Vegas

General Session I couldn’t wait to see what was in store for Tuesday at IBM Edge 2016. I joined a huge crowd as we took our seats once again for the General Session kicking off day 2. Stefanie Chiras, IBM Vice President of Power Systems Offering Management and System of Engagement Infrastructures, opened the session […]

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Explore the promise of blockchain at HUBWeek

HUBweek, a week-long festival in Boston kicking off on September 25, celebrates innovation at the intersection of art, science and technology. Founded by The Boston Globe, Harvard University, MIT and Mass General Hospital, HUBweek is a first-of-its-kind civic collaboration that brings together the most creative and inventive minds making an impact in Boston and around […]

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The promise of blockchain and the need for a secure blockchain

Blockchain has the potential to vastly reduce the cost and complexity of getting things done—across industries, government agencies, and social institutions. But what is blockchain to an IT professional? Blockchain is a distributed network of data, containing “blocks” of information. A block can contain financial information, such as payments. It could could contain identification information. […]

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What will be the hottest sessions around blockchain at Sibos?

Heading to Sibos 2016 in Geneva this year? You’re not alone! Only a few weeks remain until the world’s largest premier financial services event. More than 8000 business leaders, decision-makers and experts from around the world will discover how blockchain networks are driving innovation across financial services and banking. Banks, investment banks and financial marketplaces […]

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Why Linux is poised to lead the tech boom in Africa

Certain emerging markets are advancing so quickly that they aren’t just speeding through the technology phases of developed countries. They’re skipping stages entirely — a phenomenon economists call “leapfrogging.” The most visible signs of leapfrogging are in consumer technologies, including the rapid adoption of the internet, mobile phones and social media. By 2020, Sub-Saharan Africa […]

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Celebrating 25 years: The Linux Revolution Has Just Begun

In a tech industry filled with bold predictions and hyped products, Linux is a rare case of something that has under-promised and over-delivered. From its humble beginnings described as a “hobby” by creator Linus Torvalds, Linux has led an open-source movement with far-reaching effects. A sizable group is gathering this week in Toronto for LinuxCon […]

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IBM Launches Blockchain Cloud on World’s Most Secure Server

New cloud environment for business-to-business networks allows companies to test performance, privacy and interoperability of blockchain ecosystems.  IBM LinuxONE underpins cloud offering to help meet stringent industry and compliance security requirements. IBM has announced a cloud service for organizations requiring a secure environment for blockchain networks. Ideal for organizations in regulated industries, this environment allows […]

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A Solid Foundation Needed for Blockchain Technology to Reach New Heights

The towering skyscrapers of New York City leave visitors staring upward in amazement, but it’s what lies beneath their feet that’s created the perfect environment for one of the world’s most recognizable skylines. A thick bedrock, unusually close to the surface, provides a foundation for architects to build structures that climb a thousand feet or […]

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2016’s Top IT Trends & Strategies to Address Them

IT Trends:  Strategies for Operational Efficiencies in the Era of Open Source – Part 2 of our interview with Mike Woster CRO, Linux Foundation Operational approaches every senior IT leader needs to know Senior IT leaders are facing the perfect storm of challenges as they need to innovate at a pace never before seen in […]

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