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Enterprise Analytics Trends to Watch in 2018

Industry: Big Data/Mission Critical Services
Focus: General Business
Type: Business Enterprise
Location: Statewide

With many of the world’s biggest brands being upended by disruption, a recent survey reveals that 85% of enterprise decision makers feel they have just two years to make significant inroads on digital transformation before suffering financially and/or falling behind their competitors.     Ready or not, the future is …

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Accuracy of Six Leading Image Recognition Technologies Assessed by New CapTech Study

Industry: Big Data/Mission Critical Services
Focus: General Info
Type: Business Enterprise
Location: Greater Atlanta

Study revealed performance variability in services provided by Google Cloud Vision, Microsoft Azure Computer Vision, Amazon Rekognition, Clarifai, CloudSight, and IBM Watson: With interest in AI and machine learning services on the rise, image recognition services promise to deliver new capabilities and efficiencies while transforming customer service across diverse industries. But are the image recognition services commercially available today able to deliver on their promises? To cut through the hype, CapTech recently tested six of the leading image recognition services across nine functions and have compiled the results in our new study: Image Recognition Services: Searching for Value Amid the Hype. The study provides an unbiased assessment of the performance of these services as well as actionable recommendations for those looking to adopt image recognition.

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FamTeck Featured in CIOReview

Industry: Big Data/Mission Critical Services
Focus: General Business
Type: TAG
Location: Statewide

FamTeck CEO and co-founder Conrad Meertins describes what it takes to reduce IT costs for databases.

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How Does Exploratory Testing Fit with the Devops Movement?

Industry: Big Data/Mission Critical Services
Focus: General Info
Type: Business Enterprise
Location: Greater Atlanta

The barriers between software developers and IT professionals are breaking down in many companies. According to Gartner, DevOps is set to become a mainstream strategy that 25% of Global 2000 organizations will be employing by next year. As DevOps takes off, there’s still a question mark over just exactly where …

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Embedded Analytics in the Self- Service BI Enterprise

Industry: Big Data/Mission Critical Services
Focus: General Business
Type: Business Enterprise
Location: Perimeter

Production reporting has been around for a long time, but its requirements change as much as the tech industry itself does. Delivery expectations have shifted from quarterly to hourly, so the entire business intelligence stack must now be user-driven and flexible. Licensing by number of users is obsolete, since there …

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Big data: What’s your plan?

Industry: Big Data/Mission Critical Services
Focus: General Info
Type: Business Enterprise
Location: Statewide

Many companies don’t have a plan for Big Data. The essence of a good strategic plan is that it highlights the critical decisions, or trade-offs, a company must make and defines the initiatives it must prioritize. This article from McKinsey & Company shows how to get started with a strategic …

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Time, Money & Talent: IT Departments Stretched Thin

Industry: Big Data/Mission Critical Services
Focus: General Info
Type: Business Enterprise
Location: Buckhead

Time and again IT teams express the same 3 concerns: No time, Low budget and a Shortage of talent. Statistical evidence shows these are not isolated concerns but rather a global condition facing technology professionals everywhere. Spread Thin/Wider Responsibilities CIOs and their teams have been asked to do more with …

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Businesses Will Pay for a Good Managed Cloud, But Most Vendors Can’t Offer One

Industry: Big Data/Mission Critical Services
Focus: General Business
Type: TAG
Location: Statewide

Companies are embracing the cloud. And we don’t mean that they are taking the technology seriously or getting going on adoption. PricewaterhouseCoopers found that today’s businesses are using the cloud to drive agility and digital transformation. Very simply, organizations are making the cloud a critical part of their ability to …

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Transforming Sales With Predictive Analytics

Industry: Big Data/Mission Critical Services
Focus: General Business
Type: Business Enterprise
Location: Greater Atlanta

This paper outlines how a modern sales and business leader, who is continuously challenged to find the right formula of people and process to maximize productivity, can improve time to revenue and get greater insight to business performance by using predictive analytics. Learn more at: http://www.sellingpower.com/content/video/?mid=908/transforming-sales-with-predictive-analytics 

Big Data Drives Franchise Success

Industry: Big Data/Mission Critical Services
Focus: General Info
Type: Business Enterprise
Location: Greater Atlanta

Becoming more data centric with a GIS (geographic information system) platform providing billions of data points has led Chick-fil-A to open stores in new markets without diluting the brand. Teena Maddox describes how Chick-fil-A’s digital transformation has evolved, using predictive analytics and market analysis to improve business by selecting the …

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API-First SaaS 2.0 Single Page Apps

Industry: Big Data/Mission Critical Services
Focus: General Info
Type: Business Enterprise
Location: Buckhead

ATLANTA, GA– Two of the core components of SaaS 2.0 products are actually related. According to Atlanta Tech Entrepreneur, David Cummings, the core components are an API-first platform and rich, responsive user interfaces. Learn more in this great David Cummings on Startups blogpost

ICYMI: TAG Mobility on Saporta Report

Industry: Big Data/Mission Critical Services
Focus: General Business
Type: Business Enterprise
Location: Buckhead

How can smart city technology be deployed to improve the quality of life in metro Atlanta, and how it can promote economic development?   On August 8, 2018, civic leaders, private sector industry leaders, cloud technology practicioners & Big Data enthusiasts gathered at Atlanta Tech Village to discuss smart technology’s impact …

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Tips for building a devops culture

Industry: Big Data/Mission Critical Services
Focus: General Info
Type: Business Enterprise
Location: Athens

How to build a long lasting DevOps culture and encourage collaboration Development, Testing, and Operations are pulling together to deliver new projects and updates faster and more efficiently than ever before. Gartner predicts that we’ll see DevOps hit the mainstream as a strategy employed by 25% of Global 2000 organisations …

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How rugged mobile device users can prepare for life after Windows

Industry: Big Data/Mission Critical Services
Focus: General Business
Type: Business Enterprise
Location: Downtown Atlanta

The long relationship between Windows and enterprise rugged devices may finally be coming to an end. As Microsoft winds down support for many of its legacy operating systems, manufacturing plants, warehouses and other rugged environments are mulling where to take their mobility strategy next. Marco Nielsen, Vice President, Managed Mobility …

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The Growth Hacker— From a Growth Hackers perspective.

Industry: Big Data/Mission Critical Services
Focus: General Info
Location: Greater Atlanta

By Chris on November 4, 2014 Who Are Growth Hackers? Growth Hackers are truly unique individuals that go beyond the simple online trends and popularity of social media metrics to make an organization successful. As a matter of fact, Growth Hackers are usually not only the… Read More ›

IOTGA: The CIO’s Cheat Sheet For Digital Transformation

Industry: Big Data/Mission Critical Services
Focus: General Info
Type: Business Enterprise

The Internet of Things (IoT) promises to be disruptive across all industries, including information technology. How can CIOs leverage IoT solutions within a sound business model to foster advancement in the digital age? Richard Howells, Vice President, Solution Managment for Supply Chain at SAP, describes how executives can implement resource …

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6 Traits To Seek In An Outsourced Product Development Partner

Industry: Big Data/Mission Critical Services
Focus: General Business
Type: TAG
Location: Greater Atlanta

Lower costs, specialized designers, and rare skills sets are among the reasons companies consider working with outsourced product developers. But there are differences between working with these vendors versus the traditional enterprise software solution vendors you may be used to. Here are six qualities to look for when making your …

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Optimizing Placements of Computing Workloads

Industry: Big Data/Mission Critical Services
Focus: General Info
Type: TAG
Location: Greater Atlanta

Today, 90% of enterprise-generated data is processed through traditional or cloud data centers. By 2025, Gartner predicts that only 25% of enterprise-generated data will be processed in the same way as computing workloads move to the edge. While most organizations have adopted a cloud strategy, few have defined an edge …

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