Technology

Real-Time Data Visualization Taking Hold in the Enterprise

Gartner claims that by 2020, the average person will have more conversations with bots than with their significant others. A startling prediction that indicates how entwined humans will become with technology. Nonetheless, businesses will need to be able to fuel those interactions, and more importantly, derive value from the exchange of information using real-time analytics. […]

Economy

US Backs out of Latam Development Fund in Sign of Policy Shift

The United States, historically a major backer of multilateral lending institutions, will not renew its contribution to a Inter-American Development Bank fund that supports pilot development projects, the head of the Washington-based organization said on Sunday. In a news conference at the IDB’s annual board of governors meeting in Paraguay’s capital, Asuncion, President Luis Alberto […]

Technology

Can Hyperconvergence Simplify Storage?

The first market for storage company Pivot3 was in video surveillance, but now the company is better known for its ‘hyperconverged infrastructure’, or integrated compute, storage, networking, and virtualization technology. It currently claims 2,000 customers and over 18,000 deployments. ZDNet recently spoke to company CEO Ron Nash to find out about the company’s past, present, […]

Job & Salaries Technology

LOL, the Treasury Secretary Says Automation of Jobs Is “50-100 More Years” Away

Steve Mnuchin, the genius behind Suicide Squad and our nation’s treasury secretary, isn’t worried about artificial intelligence or automation. It’s not even on his radar, so just relax. On Friday, Mnuchin sat down with Axios’ Mike Allen to talk about a wide range of issues including the strength of the dollar, tax reform, and Donald […]