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Category: 'digital-business' Blog Posts

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Pardon This Disruption

by David Yockelson  |  March 16, 2017

I am continually speaking with technology and service providers of all shapes and sizes with respect to digital transformation. That is, they are all attempting to sell into their perceptions...

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The Edge Will Eat The Cloud

by Thomas Bittman  |  March 6, 2017

Today, cloud computing is eating enterprise data centers, as more and more workloads are born in the cloud, and some are transforming and moving to the cloud. But there's another...

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Benefits and Value Statements: Not the Same Thing

by David Yockelson  |  February 17, 2017

When tech providers create their messaging, there are often the inevitable "features vs. benefits" authoring tasks in which product or content marketers attempt to wrest IT or business benefits from sets of...

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Research Corner: New Oracle Related Research Publications

by Andrew White  |  February 14, 2017

Research Corner: Highlights new research that covers, relates to, or mentions Oracle. Norbert Scholz and colleagues just published Market Trends: Revealing the Top 5 Industries Where Telecom Revenue Assurance Can...

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Digital Transformation Manifesto for Providers

by David Yockelson  |  February 2, 2017

Every major provider thinks they’re the tip of the spear with respect to digital transformation. All providers (product or service) have similar – high level – stories about the importance...

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Cloud Marketplaces: Death Knell for Resellers?

by David Yockelson  |  January 24, 2017

A few blogs ago, I posited that cloud marketplaces such as those being run by AWS, Microsoft (Azure), Google, IBM, and a few other cloud platform providers might eventually obviate the...

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Alexa: The First AI Fake News Victim?

by David Yockelson  |  January 13, 2017

The media were all agog last week when a toddler asked Alexa - the voice service built into her Amazon Echo for those asleep at the switch this past Christmas...

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Why are CEOs not driving productivity?

by Mark Raskino  |  December 14, 2016

Economists across the world are both puzzled and concerned about an apparent dip in long term productivity growth. Their worries are giving rise to frequent business news editorials about the...

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New civil infrastructure will be digital to the core

by Mark Raskino  |  December 1, 2016

Following this year's Brexit vote and the Donald Trump election there is a distinct policy shift in British and American politics and economics. The idea of pursuing fiscal stimulus by investing...

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The future of sales...without sellers?

by David Yockelson  |  December 1, 2016

After spending a few days at the AWS re:Invent conference in Las Vegas, I suppose I could easily succumb to the web services KoolAid liberally dispensed out of every one of...

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