Software & Technology

The Cloud Just Simplified Your Business Processes


The adoption of cloud computing is often seen as a way to consume IT as a utility, just as a company purchases electricity or raw commodities. Many organizations also see cloud as a way to accelerate the deployment of new capabilities that will make them more competitive in their markets. While these are powerful reasons […]

“A Robot Stole My Job!” The Unintended Consequences of Artificial Intelligence


In the 2017 Winter Doppler Quarterly’s cover article, Disruptor or Disrupted, we explored how companies are using internet-based exponential technologies to gain a competitive advantage. This is the second article in our multi-part series discussing disruptive technologies and the strategies today’s businesses must adopt in order to thrive in a digital world. Machine Learning (a […]

How Artificial Intelligence is Shaping Non-Traditional Technology Companies


Many companies get instinctively grouped as either technological leaders or traditional non-tech companies. This rash judgment often misses the evolution that many companies are going through to transform their business and industry through modern technological capabilities. People often assume that only the biggest tech companies such as Facebook, Google or Instagram are using advanced technologies […]

Transitioning to a Data Driven Organization


The payoff for a data driven organization is clear; More effective decision making, better response to customer needs and the ability to stay ahead of competitors with innovative ideas and methods. Data driven organizations can execute more quickly, better understand the impact of decisions, and ensure that all elements of the organization have an opportunity […]

Should ‘Made in America’ Apply to Cloud Providers?


Let’s start by acknowledging the elephant in the room: The top three public cloud computing providers are all U.S.-based, so enterprises in the United States, and even in most other countries, are facing a natural U.S.-based monopoly on public cloud computing technology. So, there is a de facto “buy American” cloud provider policy due to […]

Serverless Computing has Landed: How IT Ops Can Adapt


“Serverless architecture” refers to applications that significantly depend upon third-party services (known as “back end as a service,” or BaaS) or upon custom code that’s run in ephemeral containers (“function as a service,” or FaaS). Currently, the best-known serverless vendor host is AWS Lambda, but Microsoft and Google are both hot on Amazon Web Services’ […]