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Robotics: Businesses to Invest Heavily in Robotic Automation

By Dick Weisinger

Global spending on robotic automation is growing at a rate of more than 18 percent annually.  That includes robotic hardware, software and services.  2017 robotic spending was $97 billion and will grow to $230 billion by 2021, according to IDC.

Kubernetes and the Cloud: Deploy and Scale of Containerized Applications

By Dick Weisinger

Kubernetes was one of the hottest open-source projects of 2017 and it is expected to grow even faster throughout 2018.  Kubernetes was developed at Google and first released in June 2014.  It is a platform for managing the automatic deployment

Cloud Computing: Slow Migration of Enterprise Workloads to IaaS Cloud

By Dick Weisinger

This year the number of enterprises using public cloud services is expected to cross the 50 percent adoption mark, according to a report by Forrester.  Enterprise adoption includes the use of cloud applications, platforms and services.  The trend of moving

Artificial Intelligence: IBM’s Watson Project Suffers Backlash from Overhype

By Dick Weisinger

Artificial Intelligence has been improving by leaps and bounds with many examples of results that have been stunning. But like anything, AI has had setbacks too. The IBM Watson project is one example of an AI project that was over-hyped,

Internet of Things (IoT): Changing the Way that Businesses and Industries Work

By Dick Weisinger

Spending on the Internet of Things (IoT) is expected to see blowout growth according to IDC.  Spending is expected to reach $772 billion this year, a 15 percent gain over the amount spent last year.  Projections are for IoT spending