Harnessing collective intelligence: Qmarkets’ packaged approach to innovation

RESEARCH REPORT // PREMIUM

Qmarkets provides collective intelligence-driven innovation management solutions that support a range of different innovation use cases, both inside and outside an organisation’s boundaries. Top takeaways A flexible and scalable platform focused on configuration, not code Targeting organisations with advanced innovation management needs, Qmarkets’ offering is designed to enable the creation of a highly tailored, complex […]

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The Capgemini Enterprise iPaaS: A technical integration service for major programs

RESEARCH REPORT // PREMIUM

With a significant heritage in providing value-added services to clients migrating their infrastructure, platforms and application portfolios to cloud delivery models, it’s perhaps no surprise that Capgemini would look to create a Digital Integration Platform offering. What’s perhaps more of a surprise is the way this offering works. Top takeaways A Digital Integration Platform from […]

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It’s ML-with-everything, as AWS equips builders for (AI) business

COMMENTARY

As much as a conference as wide-ranging as AWS re:Invent can have a focus, last week’s main message was that developers (“builders”, in CEO Andy Jassy’s parlance) need to embrace machine learning techniques in order to deliver the next generation of applications everywhere. It’s AWS’ mission to make that as accessible as possible. It’s fair […]

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The gloves are off: Getting serious with Google Cloud

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Google opened up its offices in London this week for the Google Cloud EMEA Analyst Summit. Although ostensibly ‘cloud’ in name, it was a chance for the company to show off advances in Android and Chromebooks, though it was the G-Suite (office and productivity tools) and Google Cloud Platform services which were of most interest […]

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Hyperledger: Permissioned blockchains for every industry

RESEARCH REPORT // FREE

The Linux Foundation’s Hyperledger project is an umbrella initiative under which communities are developing interoperable enterprise-grade, open source permissioned blockchain tools and frameworks. Hyperledger currently has over 170 members, including major software and hardware vendors, system integrators, and blockchain early adopters. Its most active project, the Hyperledger Fabric blockchain framework for developing permissioned blockchains, forms […]

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On the Radar: Codigital

RESEARCH REPORT // PREMIUM

UK-based Codigital’s Real-Time Ideas Engine application enables organisations to quickly engage large groups of individuals to co-create and prioritise solutions to open ideation questions. What does it do? The Codigital Real-Time Ideas Engine is a SaaS-based application which enables organisations to ask a question of a group, and have the group collaboratively provide ideas to […]

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TIBCO has vision and chops. Can it bring its customers along?

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At the TIBCO NOW conference in San Diego, the venerable independent middleware pioneer unveiled a set of new products and capabilities, building on announcements at its Berlin event earlier in 2017. Slimmed down, pushing forward Three years after its transition back into private hands (with its purchase by PE firm Vista Equity Partners for $4.3bn […]

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SnapLogic: Low-code, truly hybrid integration

RESEARCH REPORT // PREMIUM

SnapLogic is a specialist Digital Integration Platform software vendor. The company is unusual in offering an integration platform that’s not only ‘hybrid’ in the sense that you can deploy services in multiple locations (both cloud-hosted and on-premises); but also in the sense that you can use its platform to automate multiple kinds of integration data […]

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Maybe you don’t need an AI strategy

COMMENTARY

Maybe you don’t need an AI strategy. After all, it’s completely overhyped. Alternatively, it’s just a load of repackaged old stuff we’ve been doing for years. Either way. Or maybe you do. Here are three things every senior technology leader or architect needs to know about AI* in business: “AI” is not one identifiable, singular […]

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Box Skills and the search for intelligent content

COMMENTARY

I spent last week in San Francisco at BoxWorks, getting a sense of where Box is now and where it sees itself heading. Admittedly, we’re seeing scripted demos at a vendor’s flagship annual event – so the usual conference caveats apply (some of the services announced at BoxWorks won’t even see daylight as Beta releases […]

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