The bot market for startups: challenges and opportunities

The bot market for startups: challenges and opportunities

Bots are one of the hottest trends in the current technology ecosystem. However, beyond the explosion of startups entering the bot space, the market has proven to be challenging for new companies. What are the challenges and...

These platforms will make your bots language-intelligent

These platforms will make your bots language-intelligent

Natural language processing (NLP) and natural language understanding (NLU) are two of the technologies powering the fast-growing bot technology ecosystem. Beyond the hype, the last few years have produced major breakthroughs in...

The AI-First Cloud: Can artificial intelligence power the next generation of cloud computing?

The AI-First Cloud: Can artificial intelligence power the next generation of cloud computing?

The next phase of cloud computing will be driven by artificial intelligence (AI).

5 reasons why enterprise IoT is a tough market for startups

5 reasons why enterprise IoT is a tough market for startups

The internet of things (IoT) is one of the fastest growing segments of the enterprise IT marketplace. But unlike the markets for other hot emerging technologies, the enterprise IOT platform sector seems to be dominated by incumbents...

Fragmentation could be the Achilles' heel of bot technologies

Fragmentation could be the Achilles' heel of bot technologies

Bots are becoming one of the most popular trends in the modern technology ecosystem but with popularity comes challenges. The increasing number of bot technologies is causing an unprecedented fragmentation in the bot ecosystem that...

Some observations about Microsoft-GE enterprise IoT partnership

Some observations about Microsoft-GE enterprise IoT partnership

Microsoft and GE just announced a strategic alliance to enable a new generation of industrial enterprise solutions. The core of the partnership is based on enabling GE's Predix IoT platform on Microsoft's Azure cloud. Beyond the...

Deep learning is coming to a chip near you

Deep learning is coming to a chip near you

Deep learning is one of the fastest growing software technology trends in the modern enterprise. Now deep learning is becoming relevant in hardware as well. Is a deep learning chip a good idea? The industry seems to be divided in this...

5 capabilities that should be in the next version of your favorite IoT PaaS

5 capabilities that should be in the next version of your favorite IoT PaaS

Internet of things (IoT) native services are becoming a very relevant component of platform as a service (PaaS) technologies. In the last year, BM, Microsoft and Amazon have released very sophisticated IoT services as part of their...

Microsoft and IBM want to own your blockchain

Microsoft and IBM want to own your blockchain

Blockchain-as-a-Service (BaaS) is one of the newest and most intriguing trends in the blockchain ecosystem. In recent months, Microsoft and IBM have launched new BaaS offerings to incorporate blockchain technologies as part of their...

IoT platform wars: The battle for the 4th enterprise platform

IoT platform wars: The battle for the 4th enterprise platform

IoT platforms are called to become the fourth major wave of enterprise platforms following the Web, cloud and mobile. The ecosystems for enterprise IoT platform remains incredibly crowded and complex to navigate but we can already see...

5 things we learned from the HPE and GE IoT partnership

5 things we learned from the HPE and GE IoT partnership

A few days ago, GE Digital and HPE announced a major partnership to expand their services and solutions for the industrial enterprise. The partnership is a major win for the GE Predix IoT platform, but it also has some interesting...

Open source and IoT: A match made for the enterprise

Open source and IoT: A match made for the enterprise

Open source IoT platforms are starting to emerge as an attractive options for organizations embarking in the IoT journey. In an extremely nascent and crowded market like enterprise IoT, organizations are trying to rely more and more...

The race to monetize artificial intelligence is on

The race to monetize artificial intelligence is on

Artificial intelligence is becoming one of the most exciting technology trends in the market. Companies like IBM, Microsoft, Apple, Google, Facebook and Amazon are actively leveraging A.I. as part of their technology stacks. However,...

We need Cloud Foundry for IoT

We need Cloud Foundry for IoT

Cloud Foundry has become the default standard for private and hybrid PaaS solutions in the enterprise. The enterprise IOT space offers a unique set of opportunities for Cloud Foundry to become one of the most relevant platforms to...

Bots are the new generation of apps

Bots are the new generation of apps

Bots are becoming one of the most fascinating technology trends of modern software applications. In some perspectives, Bots are starting to be considered a new generation of apps after websites and mobile apps. If Bots are the new...

The necessary evil: Enterprise IoT needs a new middleware

The necessary evil: Enterprise IoT needs a new middleware

IoT is rapidly becoming a foundational element of the next generation of enterprise software solutions. As IoT evolves in the enterprise organizations are encountering new challenges integrating data between sensors, smart devices...

What do chatbots mean for the enterprise?

What do chatbots mean for the enterprise?

Chatbots are an exciting new trend in the technology ecosystem and they are starting to become relevant in the enterprise. Chatbots can be considered the apps of voice interfaces. In the near future, we should expect enterprises to...

Is Amazon Echo the next enterprise IoT platform?

Is Amazon Echo the next enterprise IoT platform?

Amazon Echo has become one of the most popular technologies in the consumer market and is starting to transform the enterprise as well. Its rich platform capabilities and ecosystem, makes Amazon Echo one of the most disruptive...

How conversational interfaces can be the future of mobile and IoT in the enterprise

How conversational interfaces can be the future of mobile and IoT in the enterprise

Amazon Echo, Siri, Cortana, Watson are some of the platforms that are redefining voice-driven interactions for mobile and IoT solutions. The industry calls this trend conversational interfaces and is called to become a key element in...

The innovator’s dilemma and enterprise IoT platforms

The innovator’s dilemma and enterprise IoT platforms

The innovator's dilemma has been a golden standard in the enterprise software space for decades. In recent years, the enterprise IoT space seems to be defying the rules of the innovator's dilemma. The IoT platforms provided by...

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