Red Hat builds the digital transformation autobahn, where developers are king of the road

Red Hat production systems curate community IP into a simplified horizontal platform, paving the way for scaled innovation In a 2015 conference for financial analysts, Red Hat CEO Jim Whitehurst declared victory in commoditizing the enterprise OS market into RHEL and Windows Server, while outlining Red Hat’s intentions to do the same thing to the […]

In its third annual blockchain summit, EY calls this ‘Year 0’ for blockchain

EY lays out its digital blueprint as ‘now, next and beyond’ with blockchain use cases easily fitting into the construct This fundamental playbook repeated in many of the use cases discussed in breakout sessions at EY Global Blockchain Summit: Early efforts focus on cross-collaborative business entities establishing business rules. The rules become the digital contracts. […]

Do not concern yourself with quantum supremacy; the opportunity is in ‘economic advantage’

Economic advantage is a key, repeatable milestone for quantum computing TBR defines “economic advantage” as the point at which there is a significant benefit, either in time to insight or the ability to obtain an insight, that makes it cost-effective to pursue a given problem with the help of quantum computing. This does not mean […]

Be bold and get moving: PwC on risk, digital transformation and embracing data

TBR perspective With risk permeating every business conversation and PwC accelerating investments in digital-related offerings, including PwC Connected Solutions, which sits within its Risk and Regulatory Platform business, the firm has prepared for the next wave of opportunities. Trading on trust remains at the core, especially as the politics of data continue to disrupt PwC […]

Intel: Optimizing its scale advantage for Business of One flexibility

TBR perspective Usually sound business execution of world-class engineering, coupled with world-class monolithic manufacturing, has made Intel a dominant force around which technology businesses have orbited for decades. Intel’s dominance has been baked in the PC and server form factors, while ever smaller price points and form factors have shifted end-customer purchase criteria from computational […]

IBM builds out concierge services so internal IT departments can satisfy the business

TBR perspective The recent IBM Cloud Analyst Day continued a theme introduced at IBM Think 2018, with numerous IBM executives reiterating “the axis has flipped” in the market for IT solutions. Nowhere has the axis flipped more than in the relationship between IT and lines of business (LOBs). Where IT hardware and software were once […]