Melissa Patterson

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Why Chatbots are Dramatically Enhancing the Customer Experience

Posted by Melissa Patterson on Oct 9, 2019 9:56:18 AM

Artificial intelligence has transformed the digital landscape considerably, especially regarding the expansion of chatbots in the online realm. A chatbot is a computer program powered by rules and artificial intelligence that can simulate human dialogues with users via a chat interface.

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Topics: Bot

Modernizing Applications to Azure is Your Way to Success

Posted by Melissa Patterson on Sep 25, 2019 9:55:16 AM

Businesses across the globe spend trillions of dollars on IT services and maintaining their enterprise applications (apps) and software. They have to spend a considerable amount of their IT budget on simply maintaining the infrastructure they’re using to run their businesses. 

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Topics: Application Development, Mobility Solutions, Azure, Cloud

Simple Steps to an Effective Mobility Strategy

Posted by Melissa Patterson on Sep 18, 2019 12:11:15 PM

Enterprise mobility has transformed the way businesses function. Enterprise mobility goes beyond the integration of mobile technology but also refers to a culture change in which the organization as a whole readily embraces and supports innovation. However, mobility can only be successful if you have a strong mobility strategy in place.

With the right enterprise mobility strategy, you can improve the adoption rates by users and by the entire organization, maximize your organization's productivity, boost brand recognition and perception, and maximize returns on investments.

In this article, we'll discuss some simple steps with which you can enact an effective mobility strategy.

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Topics: Mobility Solutions

Why a Digital Transformation Strategy is Critical

Posted by Melissa Patterson on Sep 11, 2019 9:44:14 AM

Digital technologies continue reshaping the world in unexpected ways. Companies across the globe realize that the only way to stay successful as technology changes is to embrace a digital transformation.

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Topics: IoT, Artificial Intelligence, Process Automation

Is a Cloud-First Strategy Right for Your Organization

Posted by Melissa Patterson on Sep 4, 2019 12:06:58 PM

Studies suggest that over half the organizations that already use cloud technology will integrate a cloud-first strategy by the year 2021. A cloud-first strategy includes a business shifting all of its current processes into cloud services.

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Topics: Cloud

Popular Applications of IoT

Posted by Melissa Patterson on Aug 28, 2019 8:43:01 AM

Internet of Things devices (IoT) has the capability of connecting with the internet in any way taking technology beyond standard devices like computers and smartphones. The following is a roundup of some of the most popular practical applications of Internet of Things devices across industries.

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Topics: IoT, Artificial Intelligence, Wearables, Analytics, Business Intelligence, Process Automation

Why Every Enterprise Needs Data and Analytics

Posted by Melissa Patterson on Aug 21, 2019 2:19:27 PM

Understanding the concepts of data and analytics is only a stepping stone to the benefits received from applying them correctly. So how can you leverage these technologies and methodologies to help your organization? In this section of the article, we discuss why enterprises that intend to stay relevant in the coming decade need data and analytics.

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Topics: Analytics, Data Visualizations, Business Intelligence

Data & Analytics 101: Everything You Need to Know

Posted by Melissa Patterson on Aug 14, 2019 10:35:05 AM

The best way to gain business knowledge is to study and analyze vast quantities of analytical data. The process and goals of data analysis may differ for different types of organizations. A manufacturing company may use data analysis to eliminate redundancies in the supply chain and streamline all of their operational processes. A logistics company may use data analysis to enhance its scheduling and routing or to enhance delivery times to cut costs and save millions. Similarly, data analysis in healthcare can help you predict patient behavior to understand what relevant action needs to be taken.

Once you understand where your company is lacking — redundancies, failure of operations, etc. — you can figure out how to overcome those challenges. Similarly, if you know where your company is excelling, you can focus more on those key areas to enhance their benefits.

Let’s look at some of the key concepts related to the subject, such as Data Analytics, Data Science, Data Engineering, Artificial Intelligence, and Machine Learning.

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Topics: Analytics, Data Visualizations, Business Intelligence

9 Ways Artificial Intelligence Improves Different Industries

Posted by Melissa Patterson on Aug 7, 2019 9:30:00 AM

Whether you're aware of it or not, artificial intelligence (AI) has already become an integral part of human lives. You interact with AI when you go through your Amazon recommendations or do a Google search. AI has successfully been integrated, too varying degrees, in several essential industries. In this article, we discuss 10 of the most prominent examples of AI in our world today.

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Topics: Artificial Intelligence

Are Your Legacy Applications Stuck in the Mud?

Posted by Melissa Patterson on Jul 31, 2019 1:07:03 PM

A legacy application (app) refers to any outdated technology that needs to be replaced or updated. According to a recent study, one-third of all businesses continue using legacy apps that are over a decade old. Also, one-fifth of all companies have specific applications that haven't changed for over 15 years.

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Topics: Application Development, Mobility Solutions

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