IBM and Red Hat close the deal — will it be red washing or blue washing?

On July 9 IBM held a 30-minute Q&A with industry analysts, led by Red Hat EVP of Engineering Paul Cormier and IBM SVP of Cloud and Cognitive Software Arvind Krishna. The discussion confirmed the overarching strategic benefits both parties see in the union while stressing the intentions to keep Red Hat vendor agnostic. Around three-quarters […]

In a day of personal stories, EY showcases the results of corporate commitment to talent recruiting

A small but influential group from EY’s leadership team, including incoming Chairman and CEO Carmine Di Sibio, were on hand in a newly redesigned wavespace to recognize the winners of the EY NextWave Data Science Challenge. An extension of the program deployed in Australia last year, this global challenge resulted in 12,000 submissions from 4,500 […]

Lenovo Accelerate 2019 stresses vertical integration, process agility and people

Experience tells these Lenovo executives that the hard work of driving execution at scale and transforming channels lies ahead While Lenovo has turned the corner on revenue, profits will come from driving scale through the retooled operation. Known challenges outlined during the event include: Services: Lenovo DCG services at the time of the acquisition of […]

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 […]