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Is that giant sucking sound generative AI?

This is the first of two parts. Part two will run tomorrow. It’s little mystery that generative artificial intelligence has dominated the spotlight in tech over the past year. A couple of KPMG surveys of top U.S. business executives conducted in March and June of last year document what has become conventional wisdom: Gen AI is ...
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Organizations need a business-driven AI strategy, not a CAIO

The widespread adoption of artificial intelligence and generative AI has many organizations wondering if a chief AI officer is needed. Gartner has found that each time there is a disruption, or new era of technology, another C-suite role is not necessarily warranted. This is the case with the role of the CAIO. Though it is ...
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Rethinking the business of software at ZohoDay 2024

Enterprise software is a winner-take-all game, where also-rans are acquired or run out of business by a few dominant vendors that can lock in customers, demand their own price and grow at a disproportionate rate to the economies they serve. At ZohoDay 2024 near Zoho Corp.’s latest tech center in McAllen, Texas, an audience of ...
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The rising tide of sovereign AI

In an interview late last year, Nvidia Corp. CEO Jensen Huang declared that the world is going through a second wave of artificial intelligence. The first one, he argued, was driven by the private sector – companies across the tech industry spectrum, from large tech multinationals to nascent startups. A major catalyst for the second ...
SPECIAL REPORT: AI'S NEXT FRONTIER: DATA

Advancing data architecture for generative AI

Generative artificial intelligence disrupted the enterprise in 2023 and is now a must-have consideration in 2024 plans. With this in mind, technical professionals must strive to enhance and modernize their data management platforms to support gen AI to achieve greater business outcomes. Gen AI relies on AI-ready data to function. However, because gen AI has ...
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Slicing the Gordian Knot: A leap to real-time systems of truth

In order to support the vision of the sixth data platform, that is, a capability that allows a globally consistent, real-time, intelligent digital representation of a business, we believe the industry must rethink the single system of truth. Specifically, we envision a new data platform that marries the best of relational and nonrelational capabilities and ...
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Six cloud security trends we’re watching in 2024

In this episode of the SecurityANGLE, our series focused on all things cybersecurity, I’m joined by Jo Peterson, engineer, analyst and member of theCUBE Collective community, to share insights on the top six cloud security trends we are tracking in 2024. Global cloud spending on the rise, security strategies top of mind According to Security Today, global cloud ...
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Webex Contact Center powered by AI is designed for business optimization – the challenge is awareness

In an analyst briefing last week, Cisco Systems Inc.’s Webex shared updates from across its suite of offerings. Today’s AnalystANGLE conversation features a conversation with Zeus Kerravala of ZK Research and a member of theCUBE Collective community as we come together to unpack the updates announced around Webex Contact Center, the benefits those updates deliver for customers, and the challenges we ...
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Dbt Labs staffing up: Will this be the year of the Data Platform IPO?

Although getting to an initial public offering takes a lot of things to go right for a company, such as doing your internal “beat and raise” on eight consecutive quarters, it is not impossible. This year could be the year we see a few names in the data platform market test the IPO waters, file ...
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Dynatrace’s latest moves and the future of observability

The observability market is rapidly evolving, and Dynatrace Inc.’s recent announcements at its conference, Perform 2024, have set a new course for the company and cemented the industry direction. As an analyst deeply immersed in this sector, I’m excited to unpack these developments and share my perspective, complemented by the latest data from Enterprise Technology Research’s October ...