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SAP Machine Learning Plans: A Deeper Dive From Sapphire Now

SAP Leonardo will harness machine learning to help customers drive automation and innovation. Here’s a closer look at what’s available and what’s coming. When SAP introduced Leonardo on May 18 at … Continue reading

May 30, 2017 · Leave a comment

Qlik Plots Course to Big Data, Cloud and ‘AI’ Innovation

Qlik highlights upgrades and the roadmap to high-scale, hybrid cloud and ‘augmented intelligence.’ Here’s my take on the long-range plans. Big data scalability, hybrid cloud flexibility and smart “augmented” intelligence. These are the … Continue reading

May 23, 2017 · Leave a comment

Oracle Launches Adaptive Intelligent Apps for CX

Oracle demos Adaptive Intelligent Offers app for commerce, marketing. Next up are more CX capabilities as well as ERP, HR and supply chain apps. The biggest reveal at the April 25-27 Oracle Modern … Continue reading

April 28, 2017 · Leave a comment

Google Cloud Invests In Data Services, Scales Business

Google Cloud is adding must-have enterprise features and scaling the business to meet data platform, machine learning and AI demand. Here’s a progress report. Google’s reputation for big data, machine … Continue reading

March 13, 2017 · Leave a comment

Salesforce Einstein Rolls Out; IBM Watson Awaits

Salesforce this week detailed progress on Einstein artificial intelligence. Less clear was how a new IBM partnership will change Salesforce AI plans. Here’s what’s behind the headlines. What’s the state of … Continue reading

March 8, 2017 · Leave a comment

Spark Gets Faster for Streaming Analytics

Spark Summit East highlights progress on machine learning, deep learning and continuous applications combining batch and streaming workloads. Despite challenges including a new location and a nasty Nor’easter that put … Continue reading

February 15, 2017 · 1 Comment

Oracle Preps AI Apps, Next Steps for Data Cloud

Oracle will launch the first of its machine-learning powered Adaptive Intelligent Apps this spring, but what’s next for Oracle Data Cloud? Here’s a look at promised and possible use cases. … Continue reading

January 23, 2017 · 1 Comment

NRF Big Show 2017 Spotlights Data-Driven Imperatives

The National Retail Federation Big Show 2017 underscored the importance of better, data-driven understanding of customers to fend off competition from Amazon. Retailers don’t just want to survive in the … Continue reading

January 18, 2017 · 2 Comments

Salesforce Takes Apps-First Approach with Einstein AI

Salesforce promises artificial intelligence applications that ‘just work’ out of the box. It’s a contrast to public cloud AI offerings and a lesson learned from Salesforce Wave. There aren’t enough … Continue reading

January 9, 2017 · 2 Comments

Salesforce Einstein: Dream Versus Reality

Salesforce has introduced Einstein as a set of platform services, but for now it seems more like a collection of acquired parts. Here’s a look at what’s real and what’s … Continue reading

October 10, 2016 · 7 Comments