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There are seven key megatrends driving the future of enterprise IT. You can remember them all with the helpful mnemonic acronym CAMBRIC, which stands for Cloud Computing, Artificial Intelligence, Mobility, Big Data, Robotics, Internet of Things, CyberSecurity. In this post we dive deeper into Artificial Intelligence. Artificial Intelligence is the discipline of thinking machines. The field is growing dramatically with the proliferation of high powered computers into homes and businesses and especially with the growing power of smartphones and other mobile devices. Artificial intelligence software is assisting people in most every discipline. The many functions of AI are considered by many to be threatening many human jobs across multiple industries, but others consider it a great producer of jobs since it will help create entirely new industries and free more human... (more)

CTOvision Assessment On The Megatrend of Bigdata

There are seven key megatrends driving the future of enterprise IT. You can remember them all with the mnemonic acronym CAMBRIC, which stands for Cloud Computing, Artificial Intelligence, Mobility, Big Data, Robotics, Internet of Things, CyberSecurity. In this post we dive deeper into the trend of Big Data. For years now people and our sensors and our computers have been generating more […] ... (more)

It is not my fault if your WiFi Signals Are Hitting My Laptop and Phone Antennas

As you probably realize, right this minute your computers are being bombarded with WiFi signals. Where ever you are, whatever you are doing, WiFi signals are making the electrons in your device cycle back and forth. That's just a fact of life, and you should assume it is happing every second of the day. In […] ... (more)

CTOvision Assessment On The Megatrend of Artificial Intelligence

Bob Gourley There are seven key megatrends driving the future of enterprise IT. You can remember them all with the mnemonic acronym CAMBRIC, which stands for Cloud Computing, Artificial Intelligence, Mobility, Big Data, Robotics, Internet of Things, CyberSecurity. In this post we dive deeper into Artificial Intelligence. Artificial Intelligence (AI) is the discipline of thinking machines. The term Machine Learning (ML) is frequently used in AI discussions. Machine Learning is a subset of AI that focused on giving computers the ability to learn without being explicitly programmed... (more)

CTOvision Assessment on The Megatrend of Cloud Computing

Bob Gourley There are seven key MegaTrends driving the future of enterprise IT. You can remember them all with the mnemonic acronym CAMBRIC, which stands for Cloud Computing, Artificial Intelligence, Mobility, Big Data, Robotics, Internet of Things, CyberSecurity. In this post we dive deeper into the first of these trends, Cloud Computing. We succinctly describe Cloud Computing as the scalable delivery of computational resources. Models of cloud compute include public clouds, private clouds and blends in between. Architectures are in place now that leverage tiers of clouds that ... (more)