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Cyber Security: Free Software Foundation Now Ranks Security as a Top Priority

By Dick Weisinger

The Free Software Foundation (FSF) has recently updated a list of priorities of projects that they recommend developers consider. The FSF press release said that “the High Priority Projects initiative, first launched in 2005, draws attention to a relatively small number

Robotics: Businesses to Welcome Chief Robotic Officers (CRO) to their Executive Staff

By Dick Weisinger

The commercial and industrial combined robotic market is on track to be worth more than $188 billion by 2020, according to IDC.  More than half of robots being deployed are in the discrete manufacturing sector. John Santagate, research manager of

IT Budgets: Political Uncertainty Causes 2017 IT Spending Estimates to be Trimmed

By Dick Weisinger

Global IT spending is expected to reach $3.46 trillion in 2017, a 2.7 percent increase over 2016, according to a report by Gartner.  But that estimate is a downward revision over previous 2017 estimates, and it follows up from two

Corporate Data: Principles of Data-First Businesses

By Dick Weisinger

The growth of Big Data and Analytics has shown many companies the value in using data.  The value that companies can derive from data has caused some to begin to adopt a data-first approach. In order to promote a data-first

Cloud Computing: Slowdown in Moore’s Law Promotes Move to the Cloud

By Dick Weisinger

“Moore’s Law is slowing down,” says Urs Hölzle, Google’s senior vice president for technical infrastructure.  While developments like Quantum Computing might transfer Moore’s Law to a new generation of computing technology, that still is likely some time away.  Instead, in