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The place of apps in the enterprise

Interesting reading from Okta's third-annual Businesses @ Work report.

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Airbnb open sources data-science-sharing platform

The knowledge-sharing framework, still in beta, is designed to bring the discipline of computer-code sharing to data analysis.

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Visiting with BMC, a couple of years post privatization

Away from the glare of the private markets, BMC has quietly been shaking up its business. What stage are they currently at?

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Azure Service Fabric enters public beta for Linux workloads

Developers who want help running Linux- and Java-based microservice applications will have a new Microsoft service to take for a spin, starting later this month.

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BMC jumps on the 'make everyone a developer' bandwagon

If software is eating the world, then developer platforms are giving it teeth. BMC wants a piece of the action.

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HPE: I really want to believe, but you make it so hard

I've had a tenuous relationship with the company now known as HPE over the years. This week's news of a spin-off and merge doesn't make that any easier.

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These platforms will make your bots language-intelligent

Natural language processing (NLP) and natural language understanding (NLU) are two of the technologies powering the fast-growing bot technology ecosystem. Beyond the hype, the last few years have produced major breakthroughs in...

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5 reasons why enterprise IoT is a tough market for startups

The internet of things (IoT) is one of the fastest growing segments of the enterprise IT marketplace. But unlike the markets for other hot emerging technologies, the enterprise IOT platform sector seems to be dominated by incumbents...

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Fragmentation could be the Achilles' heel of bot technologies

Bots are becoming one of the most popular trends in the modern technology ecosystem but with popularity comes challenges. The increasing number of bot technologies is causing an unprecedented fragmentation in the bot ecosystem that...

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Microsoft and IBM want to own your blockchain

Blockchain-as-a-Service (BaaS) is one of the newest and most intriguing trends in the blockchain ecosystem. In recent months, Microsoft and IBM have launched new BaaS offerings to incorporate blockchain technologies as part of their...

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IoT platform wars: The battle for the 4th enterprise platform

IoT platforms are called to become the fourth major wave of enterprise platforms following the Web, cloud and mobile. The ecosystems for enterprise IoT platform remains incredibly crowded and complex to navigate but we can already see...

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We need Cloud Foundry for IoT

Cloud Foundry has become the default standard for private and hybrid PaaS solutions in the enterprise. The enterprise IOT space offers a unique set of opportunities for Cloud Foundry to become one of the most relevant platforms to...

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Alfresco uses FUD to gain attention, misses the real point

Every time a vendor criticizes the opposition for being "consumer-grade," a little kitten dies. And so it is with Alfresco.

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SAP Hybris rolls out its modular microservices marketplace. Is this a better approach to building an ecosystem?

The name may not roll easily off the tongue but SAP Hybris is hoping that YaaS, its new Hybris-as-a-Service platform, will help it strike a blow to Salesforce.

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Apttus is doing fine, SteelBrick acquisition notwithstanding

When Salesforce acquired CPQ vendor SteelBrick, many suggested it was a kiss of death for competitor Apttus. Not so, says the company.

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How to prepare for the IT department of the future

In the IT industry, change is the only constant. So how can IT professionals best prepare themselves for the future? Follow these steps.

Beyond bitcoin: Can the blockchain power industrial IoT?

Bitcoin has become one of the most interesting technologies of the past few years. The magic behind bitcoin is powered by an equally exciting technology known as the blockchain. While the Bitcoin is certainly the most famous...

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Salesforce causes partner pain with SteelBrick acquisition

When Salesforce announced its $300 million acquisition of SteelBrick at the end of last year, one could almost hear the groans from those vendors who are both SteelBrick competitors and a part of the broader Salesforce ecosystem.

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