Betsy Amy-Vogt

Betsy Amy-Vogt is a staff writer for theCUBE, SiliconANGLE Media’s mobile livestreaming studio. A digital nomad before the term existed, Betsy started her writing career at a tech startup in Austin, Texas, before taking her laptop off around the globe. When not writing tech news blogs or working on her latest sci-fi fantasy novel, she volunteers at Hekab Be bilingual library and community center in Akumal, Mexico. Got news? Tweet it to @siliconangle.

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It’s time to prepare for a transformation in networking

Computer networking is on the rising edge of transformation as it steps up to meet the challenge of a world where communication is virtual and the perimeter includes everything — and enterprises had better be paying attention. “For the first time in history, business leaders need to look at their network strategies,” said Zeus Kerravala ...
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Is hyperautomation more than hype? Insights behind UiPath’s intelligent RPA platform

We live in a world inhabited by robots, and the most useful may be those that exist outside the physical plane. Robotic process automation has given us virtual assistants that quietly work behind the scenes; entering data, processing forms, answering calls, and even filing tax returns. These RPA bots are simplifying operations and increasing profits ...

Intelligent vehicles demand agile updates, precipitating disruptive change in automotive industry

Intelligent, connected cars are proclaimed to be the wave of the future. Yet, software has been embedded in vehicles for over three decades. As each generation of cars gets smarter, the user experience becomes more comfortable and more automated. And internal intelligent programming becomes more of an automotive essential than the internal combustion engine. The company ...

SUSE, SAP, IBM collaboration simplifies cloud infrastructure choices for CIOs

Partnerships have become a critical part of the new enterprise landscape. Where once companies stood alone, even long-time competitors are now collaborating on projects and building cross-platform solutions. Ahead in the cooperation game were technological giant IBM and the developer of SUSE Linux Enterprise, SUSE. “The focus with SUSE almost from the beginning has been on ...

The contact tracing debate: Do we need to sacrifice personal data privacy to get back to business?

SARS-CoV-2 is a sneaky little virus. Symptoms can vary widely, and without widespread testing there’s really no way to know if a person has the virus or not. As countries start to reopen, protecting against a new spike in infections is an ongoing concern. Digital contact tracing is being suggested as the solution that will ...
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Empathy becomes an unexpected essential for pandemic business survival

In a gendered world, many traits historically associated with women often have to do with caring for others — nurturing, compassionate, empathic, intuitive. Worthy as these attributes are, traditionally they have not always been considered appropriate in the workplace, where to show emotion is to show weakness. That was, until a pandemic hit the world. “All of ...
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Keep calm and be inclusive: IBM leadership guru gives advice on managing a remote workforce

Remote is the new order of business. Leaders are being forced to create new company cultures on the fly as physical barriers between home and work vanish and previous back-burner issues, such as inclusion, have become critical calls to action. “Inclusion is the most important ingredient to helping people thrive in difficult times,” said Deb ...
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How to go big when everyone’s gone home: a marketing playbook for the pandemic

The slogan “Go big or go home” has been slapped down by COVID-19 restrictions. Risk-taking as a strategy seems ridiculous when so many companies are struggling just to balance the books. But many companies have assets that were overlooked when business as usual drove the economy. Now is the time to capitalize on those, and data ...
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As AWS Summit Online wraps, analysts discuss public-cloud strategies for surviving COVID-19

The ability to scale workloads up and down at will is one of the key attributes of cloud, and one that is critical during a crisis. From the crash of 2008 to the disruptions of COVID-19 in 2020, cloud adoption has been boosted by economic disasters as companies look to flexibility to help them weather ...

Solving the problems of poverty through technology, Propel’s Fresh EBT app simplifies food-stamp finance

Tech companies talk big about doing good, but software developers can have a myopic view of the world. As COVID-19 stay-at-home control measures hit the low-income segment of society hard, those already struggling to make ends meet are turning to government support to help put food on the table. But where are the apps to ...