Nvidia nudges Omniverse closer to connected digital twins — and full automation

Nvidia nudges Omniverse closer to connected digital twins — and full automation

If Nvidia has its way, the Omniverse may one day be robotically repaired using AI.

In the shadow of the Twitter disaster: How to prep for layoffs

In the shadow of the Twitter disaster: How to prep for layoffs

The way Twitter's new owner, Elon Musk, and his executive team have handled layoffs at the company is a case study in how not do it.

Can today’s videoconferencing tech evolve into tomorrow’s metaverse?

Can today’s videoconferencing tech evolve into tomorrow’s metaverse?

The shift to video brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic and remote work needs may have abated, but it's not going away. The question now is how it might morph into something new.

As videoconferencing needs change, it's time to plan for what comes next

As videoconferencing needs change, it's time to plan for what comes next

With companies looking to include remote and hybrid workers in the daily office routine, videoconferencing will play a crucial role in keeping everyone connected. Some thoughts on how to get it right.

Lenovo Tech World 2022: aiming for a metaverse upgrade?

Lenovo Tech World 2022: aiming for a metaverse upgrade?

When it comes to virtual reality, most people think first about Meta's efforts. But Lenovo's take on it offers more of the reality part of the equation — just what's needed for success.

The Microsoft-Cisco Teams collaboration could create an interoperability revolution

The Microsoft-Cisco Teams collaboration could create an interoperability revolution

If everyone's going to work together, our tools have to work together, too. That's why the news from Microsoft and Cisco at this week's Ignite event matters.

Is your company a ‘most loved' workplace? It should be

Is your company a ‘most loved' workplace? It should be

At a time when 'quiet quitting' and 'quiet firing' are all the rage, it's important to know what employees want — and act accordingly.

Is it finally time to upgrade to Windows 11?

Is it finally time to upgrade to Windows 11?

Microsoft's Windows 11 is now almost a year old and has gotten its first major update. If you've been waiting to upgrade, wait no more.

A tale of two companies: How Intel and Dell are creating better places to work

A tale of two companies: How Intel and Dell are creating better places to work

Two tech bigwigs with very different corporate cultures are trying to make the workplace a better place for their employees. There are lessons here for other companies.

Want to change a dysfunctional culture? Intel’s Israel Development Center shows how

Want to change a dysfunctional culture? Intel’s Israel Development Center shows how

You may not have heard of Intel's Israel Development Center, but it's at the center of efforts to reshape Intel's corporate culture.

Extended reality — where we are, what’s missing, and the problems ahead

Extended reality — where we are, what’s missing, and the problems ahead

Whether it's virtual reality, augmented reality or the broader extended reality, things are heating up in the market. But we're not yet ready for all these realities.

Blockchain, AI, and the metaverse — tools for better decision-making?

Blockchain, AI, and the metaverse — tools for better decision-making?

When it comes to working together, people need help — whether they're in a conference room or in the metaverse. Could technology such as blockchain and AI make a difference?

The need to ‘work happy’

The need to ‘work happy’

At HP's Amplify this week, I saw a video that encapsulated something all workers should take to heart: you should be happy in whatever job you do. If you're not, you're doing it wrong.

Productivity and the risks of ‘quiet quitting’

Productivity and the risks of ‘quiet quitting’

The latest trend upending the working world involves employees who do just enough to keep their jobs, but not enough to really help their company thrive. That's not good for anyone.

Nvidia: Avatars could replace human speakers

Nvidia: Avatars could replace human speakers

At this week’s Siggraph event, Nvidia offered a multimedia presentation that showcased the company’s technology and demonstrated how easily avatars could replace real people on stage.

Siggraph preview: How Nvidia envisions the omniverse as a powerful productivity tool

Siggraph preview: How Nvidia envisions the omniverse as a powerful productivity tool

It’s not enough to have cutting-edge technology; you also have to sell it if you’re going to be successful.

Real Messenger: The birth of an industry-centric social network?

Real Messenger: The birth of an industry-centric social network?

One of the problems with social networks is that they tend to be broad and unfocused, which isn't ideal for business. That's why Real Messenger might be onto something.

NetApp’s Spot PC: a foundation for a new desktop paradigm?

NetApp’s Spot PC: a foundation for a new desktop paradigm?

NetApp may be on the right track with its modern take on a traditional thin client, the Spot PC. But it could see quicker success by partnering with another company.

Zuckerberg, Musk and how to mitigate bad executive decisions

Zuckerberg, Musk and how to mitigate bad executive decisions

When corporate leaders make bad decisions, it’s time to turn to employee metrics to try to ameliorate the damage.

The evolution (and eventual end) of computer monitors

The evolution (and eventual end) of computer monitors

For 40 years or so, we've used computer monitors to work with our desktops and laptops. But as as head-mounted displays advance, how we see the online world is going to change.

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