Oracle's strategy is to make emerging technologies pervasive throughout its cloud offerings. To help customers more easily take advantage of these technologies as part of their digital transformation, Oracle has embedded innovative technologies into its business applications and extended these new capabilities into the platform so customers can build upon them. Additionally, Oracle Cloud Infrastructure serves as the foundational enabler for Oracle's AI and Autonomous capabilities, Oracle said in a press statement. "The real opportunity with emerging technologies is enabling our customers to embrace innovation on a scale we've never seen before," said Amit Zavery, executive vice president, Oracle Cloud Platform. "Oracle's technologies provide the building blocks for customers to pioneer new innovations, create new opportunities, and drive amazing breakthroughs." Machine learning and advanced AI are woven into Oracle Cloud services. For example, … [Read more...] about Oracle advances emerging tech with latest innovations
Adoption rates of emerging technologies in large enterprises are up to 10 times higher than in small businesses, and by 2020, 86 percent of companies with more than 5,000 employees plan to adopt Internet of Things (IoT) tools, 65 percent plan to deploy edge computing, 64 percent artificial intelligence(AI), and 56 percent blockchain-enabled technology. That's according to a newly released report from IT marketplace Spiceworks, which is based on a survey of 780 IT decision makers in North America and Europe conducted in July 2018. Because larger organizations are more likely to increase IT budgets in 2019, the study said, the findings indicate they're able to simultaneously upgrade outdated infrastructure, implement the latest security products, and invest in innovate technologies.Also: 10 ways AI will impact the enterprise in 2018 TechRepublic "Larger companies have more resources and manpower to dedicate towards testing, deploying, and managing emerging technologies," said Peter … [Read more...] about Large enterprises are adopting emerging tech at much higher rate than small companies
Video: Digital disruption: 10 best-practice tips for developing a culture of innovationToday's approach to emerging tech innovation is dead. If you are either investing in single technologies or waiting for emerging technologies to mature along the hype cycle, you are setting yourself up for failure.Read also: Digital Transformation: A CXO's GuideYour emerging technology research team is probably tracking dozens of individual emerging technologies but is missing how they all fit together. The better approach, as proven in Forrester's report and validated by Google and a leading global logistics firm, is to start with a forthcoming customer experience value and apply a chain of modern and emerging technologies to address this solution. Brian Hopkins, author of this Forrester report, offers this suggestion: "Challenge your team and colleagues to identify important chains and match future technology potential with painful business pressure points."It's through the leveraging of existing … [Read more...] about You can’t afford to wait and see with emerging tech
Video: Top 10 transformational technologies to watchMany business leaders in some of the largest industries think they're prepared for the upheaval that emerging technologies represent. But few are actually ready for the operational, competitive, cultural, and security shifts that are already taking place, according to a newly released report from business and technology consultancy West Monroe Partners.Read also: The insurance industry is a prime target for AI technologies and solutions Technology presents every organization with unprecedented opportunities to elevate performance, scale, and market impact, the report noted. Those same technologies also present a serious threat to those who fail to adapt quickly.The report, called Technology is transforming everything: Businesses struggle to change with it, is based on a survey of 300 US senior executives in financial services, healthcare, and energy and utilities conducted in late 2017. It found that company leaders are overwhelmed … [Read more...] about Are you ready for the upheaval emerging tech will bring?
The Photoshop CC 2018 update has plenty to look forward to beyond the typical annual upgrade of Adobe’s subscription desktop photo/graphic design app. It integrates support for emerging technologies like 360-degree spherical panoramas and the HEIF (High Efficiency Image Format) image file format adopted by Apple for macOS 10.13 and iOS 11.Combined with new features like variable fonts, paint stroke smoothing, a symmetry tool, a Curvature Pen tool, direct social media sharing, instant access to synced Lightroom photos, enhanced search, brush management, layer copy and paste, and more, Photoshop CC 2018 welcomes newcomers by incorporating training directly into the app.Adobe Photoshop CC 2018: In-app learningWhile Adobe pioneered step-by-step post-process recipes in its consumer Elements line, it always relied on photo pros to use documentation or tutorials to figure out the right moves for themselves. That changes with Photoshop CC 2018 wherein interactive software how-tos … [Read more...] about Adobe Photoshop CC 2018 review: Photo editor gets into the AI spirit with a solid grip on emerging tech