Data-as-a-feature, Mulesoft’s growth, IBM’s blockchain beliefs, AI in app dev

PODCAST

Digital technologies are changing work and the workplace faster than ever before. In this 39’03” episode, Research Director Neil Ward-Dutton and Principal Analyst Craig Wentworth discuss the issues behind recent tech industry developments. This week: the meaning of data-as-a-feature; Mulesoft’s growth and what that means for the integration tech market; IBM’s blockchain beliefs as stated […]

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AI, transparency and trust: an interview with Pegasystems’ Rob Walker

PODCAST

Digital technologies are changing work and the workplace faster than ever before. In this 26’09” episode, Research Director Neil Ward-Dutton talks to Rob Walker, Pegasystems’ VP of Decision Management, Analytics and AI, about AI and the importance of transparency and trust in the decision management strategies you implement in your business.  

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Celonis: Democratising Process Mining

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Celonis is a specialist process mining technology provider, offering its web-based tool in the cloud as well as on-premises. In a technology space that’s historically been dominated by highly technical, specialist workstation-based tools, Celonis has stood out since its initial product release. Its mission is to “make process mining available to everyone”, and in line […]

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Breaking it down: Kodak, blockchain, Sophia, the GDPR and RPA

PODCAST

Digital technologies are changing work and the workplace faster than ever before. In this 31’55” podcast episode, Research Director Neil Ward-Dutton and Principal Analyst Craig Wentworth discuss the issues behind recent tech industry developments. Specifically: Kodak’s recent foray into blockchain and the broader opportunity for managing rights to digital assets; the problematic ubiquity of Sophia […]

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Google Cloud AutoML: no longer just bots-for-boffins

COMMENTARY

This week saw Google announce early alpha access to its Cloud AutoML service, designed to bring custom machine learning models to the general developer population (i.e. those without any specific deep learning expertise – not just deep learning researchers, or the data scientist community). By Google’s reckoning, that opens up the power of deep learning […]

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How digital technology changes work: the big picture trends

PODCAST

Digital technologies are changing work and the workplace faster than ever before. As we expand the scope of the MWD Advisors podcast, here’s a playlist of three episodes looking at the ‘big picture’. In this podcast playlist, Neil Ward-Dutton and Craig Wentworth cover three broad big picture trends: The age of abundance. The transparency premium. […]

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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

COMMENTARY

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

COMMENTARY

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

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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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