Blockchain for business: Vendor landscape

RESEARCH REPORT // FREE

Blockchain platforms have evolved from their cryptocurrency origins. They are now being built to target enterprise use cases across many different industries (from financial services, through manufacturing and the supply chain, to healthcare, insurance, government, telecoms, and more). They’re also becoming far better integrated with business systems and complementary technologies like IoT and business analytics […]

Read More…

Three swipes at the AI pinata

PODCAST

Digital technologies are changing work and the workplace faster than ever before. In this 36’52” podcast episode, Craig Wentworth and Neil Ward-Dutton discuss AI technology company acquisitions, AWS’ new machine learning-powered Macie discovery service (and its role in GDPR compliance), the problem with AI terminology – and finally, recent news from Blockchain Week NY.  

Read More…

Autonomous Clouds, Ethereum’s Enterprise Alliance, Blockchain + Industry 4.0, Google Duplex

PODCAST

Digital technologies are changing work and the workplace faster than ever before. In this 36’39” podcast episode, Craig Wentworth and Neil Ward-Dutton weave chaotically across lanes marked “technology” and “philosophy”, this week talking about: Oracle’s new Autonomous Cloud offerings The Ethereum Enterprise Alliance and its new Architecture Stack work Blockchain’s potential in driving a real […]

Read More…

Process Application Platforms 2018: Vendor shortlisting guide

RESEARCH REPORT // FREE

Despite what you might think from looking at some analysts’ market reports, there’s no overall ‘best vendor’ or ‘best product’ – at least when it comes to Process Application Platforms. What makes sense for you depends completely on your context. This report shows how certain kinds of customer context suit certain technology vendors, and will […]

Read More…

Oracle Blockchain Cloud Service: Production-ready for beyond PoCs

RESEARCH REPORT // FREE

Oracle Blockchain Cloud Service is a Hyperledger Fabric-based blockchain platform in the Oracle Cloud, wrapped with enterprise features for improved security, resilience, ease of management, and so on – and outfitted with integration into a raft of Oracle products to enable integration with existing applications, plus REST APIs to help developers build new applications. Top […]

Read More…

Process Application Platforms 2017: Oracle

RESEARCH REPORT // FREE

This report assesses the capabilities of Oracle’s Process Application Platform, and also examines the partners and intellectual property that Oracle can offer customers exploring associated technology implementations. This assessment report forms part of a series of reports from MWD Advisors which assesses business process application technology offerings – technology-related capabilities which support organisations wanting to design, […]

Read More…

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 […]

Read More…

Oracle Cloud: “the only cloud you’ll ever need to run your business”

COMMENTARY

It wasn’t many years ago that Larry Ellison proclaimed cloud computing to be “gibberish”, “insane” and “idiocy”. To my mind at least, Oracle’s cloud conversion has been astonishing. At the 2017 Openworld conference in San Francisco a procession of keynote presenters made one thing completely clear above all else: Oracle has now completely embraced the […]

Read More…

Oracle Content and Experience Cloud: managing content at the heart of the digital experience

RESEARCH REPORT // FREE

Oracle Content and Experience Cloud fuses the content collaboration and management capabilities of Documents Cloud Service with the omni-channel digital experience management capabilities of Sites Cloud. The result is an all-in-one cloud-based, repository-agnostic, content hub covering the entire content lifecycle for many campaign-based use cases. Top takeaways Content that drives the digital experience Oracle has […]

Read More…

bpmNEXT: Pushing the boundaries of BPM

COMMENTARY

Long-term community members and customers will have seen us write about bpmNEXT. It’s a one-of-a-kind event, held every year in the US and bringing together a cluster of quasi-competitive technology vendors, consultants and industry analysts. At bpmNEXT, instead of tearing each other’s throats out as you might expect, the delegates present their latest work, share […]

Read More…