Opinions

The oil and the engine, the sensors and the senses

My daughter, a business undergraduate student, was irritated. “Dad, every week you bring up a different technology. Big data, artificial intelligence, machine learning,…

Agriculture in a connected world: Why IoT holds the key for new age agriculture

Be it cars, homes, offices, or public spaces, connected devices have made way into every part of our lives. Even though we are still coming across the early applications, none…

The tech world’s best CEO? Microsoft’s Nadella, hands down.

Over the years, plenty of kudos have been directed at the people at the helms of big tech companies. Until recent hard times, Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg, Amazon’s Jeff Bezos,…

Securing mobile apps – Preventing MiM attack

A key differentiator of successful mobile apps today is that they provide contextual, relevant and personalized information to their users.  As the apps capture personal data…

Apple should drop Intel for AMD

Rumor has it that Apple is planning to produce its own CPUs and GPUs for Macs. Those…

Microsoft tries to take on the Chromebook once more

If I were in charge of Microsoft, besides fully embracing Linux for the desktop, I’d give up on trying to challenge Google’s Chromebooks with lightweight versions of Windows.…

Technology 5.0 – Pacing up in 2019

The most profound technologies are those that disappear. They weave themselves into the fabric of everyday life until they are indistinguishable from it. - Mark Weiser…

Tackling artificial intelligence using architecture

Artificial intelligence (‘AI’) is more and more sneaking up into our daily activities. Anyone using Google, Facebook or a Microsoft product knows this. It’s far from perfect,…

For Apple, 2018 meant a new enterprise tack

If I had to sum up Apple's relationship with the enterprise (and education) in one sentence, it would be: 2018 was the year things changed - and changed in a big way.

Ambient computing is in the air

Everybody’s talking about ambient computing. And there is so much to talk about.

But with all this chatter comes confusion. People disagree on what ambient computing is…

How we selected 10 hot data-center virtualization startups to watch

The selection process for our roundup of 10 data-center virtualization startups to watch began with 33 recommendations and nominations that were sent via HARO, LinkedIn,…

Here's how tech leaders can reform software-defined datacenter networks in 2019

To help IT pros attain top performance for their software-defined data-center networks (SDDCN), we have identified 10 crucial technology areas to watch and evaluate during 2019…