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Microsoft, Adobe, SAP Launch Open Data Initiative

by Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps on September 25, 2018
Microsoft, Adobe, and SAP will enable a common data model in a Microsoft Azure-based data lake that allows for interoperability of data among platforms from all three companies.
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Linux Foundation helps blend automation and cloud-native communities

by Mike Robuck on September 25, 2018
The Linux Foundation announced a deeper collaboration between telecom and cloud industry leaders that should lead to better cloud-native use cases. The Linux Foundation's LF Networking is formally working with the Cloud Native Computing Foundation to i...
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Editor’s Corner—Open source is not ‘one size fits all’

by Mike Robuck on September 25, 2018
Open source communities are no doubt playing a key role in moving the telecommunications industry forward, but not everyone is on board the bandwagon. Rikard Kjellberg, chief marketing officer of artificial intelligence startup B.Yond, said his company...
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Continuous Processes Feed the Gig Economy

by Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer on September 25, 2018
As more business processes move toward real-time and near-real-time, companies are finding themselves with skill shortages. One good way to fill the gaps is with "gig workers" who can be scaled up or down as required.
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5 Tips for Success: Mother to Daughter, Engineer to Engineer

by Madhu Venkatesh, Senior Director, Software Engineering, Workday on September 25, 2018
Women play an important role in building an innovative workforce, so it's critical to support to the next generation of women technologists and empower their careers.
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Spanning the globe: CenturyLink goes worldwide with its SD-WAN service

by Mike Robuck on September 24, 2018
Thanks in part to its deal to buy Level 3, CenturyLink has rolled out its SD-WAN service to more than 36 countries across the globe. CenturyLink's SD-WAN service has stretched its legs out of North America and into regions such as Europe, Africa and th...
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Q&A—Red Hat’s Brian Gracely talks NFV, containers and microservices

by Mike Robuck on September 24, 2018
Despite being around for years, there's still a learning curve for network functions virtualization (NFV) according to Red Hat's Brian Gracely, director of product strategy for Red Hat. Gracely spoke about some of the difficulties of carriers deploying NFV as well as the maturity levels of containers and microservices in this Q&A.
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The Robots are Coming: Safeguard Your Job

by Dennis Walsh, President, Americas & APAC, Redwood Software on September 24, 2018
Get ready for a radical shift in job roles and functions, with greater value being placed on different or new skillsets.
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Avaya 2018 Month of Giving: Giving Back Makes a Company Stronger

by Becky Carr on September 24, 2018

When you go on a job interview, you—as the candidate—are interviewing the company as much as the company is interviewing

The post Avaya 2018 Month of Giving: Giving Back Makes a Company Stronger appeared first on Avaya Connected Blog.

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Telefónica refreshes startup program to focus on more mature companies

by Mike Robuck on September 21, 2018
Telefónica is retooling its startup accelerator program with more of a focus on companies that have mature business models. Telefónica launched its Wayra startup accelerator program back in 2011, but in today's announcement it said it was reinventing it to focus more on areas such as big data, artificial intelligence, the internet of things, cybersecurity and financial technologies.
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