“Digital transformation” is the IT industry’s latest buzzword. But for brick-and-mortar retailers, it’s all too real.
The way your retail customers sell their products and services — plus the way their customers purchase those products and services — is being transformed. Shopping will never be the same.
The impetus for this transformation has a name: Amazon.
The Intel Virtual Technology Conference is coming.
On May 15, the spring 2019 edition of this online conference will help you connect with other Intel technology partners. Learn more about the latest Intel products. Earn training credits and Intel Technology Provider (ITP) points. Even get a chance to win a valuable prize.
The spring 2019 Intel Virtual Technology Conference will feature dozens of streaming sessions. All designed to help you accelerate revenue, solve demanding technology challenges, and scale to grow.
PC unit shipments should pick up in the second half of this year. But that still won’t be enough to push the full year into positive territory.
So forecasts tech analyst firm Canalys. It now predicts PC unit shipments worldwide will increase in the second half of this year by a slight 0.4% over the same period last year.
Security spending will rise by more than 9% a year. AI could soon take over most of project management. And consumers are a lot less protective of their personal data than they think.
So finds the latest IT research. Here’s your tech provider’s update.
HP brought out the big guns at its HP Reinvent global partner forum this week in Houston. The company announced new sales programs for partners, as well as a new virtual-reality headset and more than a half-dozen new PCs aimed at small and midsize businesses.
HP says the channel is undergoing a “dramatic shift” as customer buying patterns change. To help sellers, HP has added several new programs:
The server market is strong. Worldwide server revenue enjoyed double-digit growth in last year’s fourth quarter, according to new figures from two market watchers.
Your customers’ data centers are changing, and fast.
Many organizations are placing a new emphasis on being data-centric. For this job, yesterday’s homogenous IT infrastructures no longer fit the bill. What’s needed instead is a new approach, one that’s optimized for workloads.
Acer has put its line of TravelMate notebook PCs on a diet. This week the company introduced its lightest and thinnest notebook for business professionals.
Acer’s new notebook is called the TravelMate X514-51, and it weighs in at just 2.16 lb. (980 g.) and measures 0.6 inch (15 mm) thin. That makes the notebook an easy-to-take-along option for your business customers who travel frequently.
Do you have technology jobs you’re looking to fill? If so, you’re in good company. Last month, U.S. organizations in all industries filled an estimated 253,000 IT job positions, the category’s largest 1-month gain since late 2015.
Within just the IT industry alone, companies added some 7,500 new tech jobs in February. That month, hiring by the rest of the economy was sluggish.
Smart tech providers need to start preparing for artificial intelligence.
That’s because AI is approaching an inflection point. The technology is about to stop being just a good idea, and to instead become a real tool for business — and a multi-billion-dollar business.
A new survey finds that nearly all (93%) of high-growth companies — those expecting double-digit revenue growth in the next few years — intend to invest in decision-making AI in the next 1 to 3 years. Even among slower-growth companies, nearly two-thirds (64%) say they intend to invest in AI.