In this edition - the World Economic Forum (WEF) sets a thoughtful/problematic tone for AI and the digital economy. Plus, data scientists are ticked off about a post about... the elusive art of data science. Your whiffs include: the twenty biggest BS buzzwords in tech, a blog post that wasn't, and of course - Windows 10.
In this edition: When AI algos fail, and robots don't like bureaucracy either. Plus: SAP goes with Leonardo for IoT, while Salesforce Einstein gets an assessment. Blockchain for supply chain, ransomware on the rise, and snarky strikethroughs. Your whiffs include some emotional email subscription breakups.
In this edition: clues to Trump's tech plans emerge, though plenty of questions remain. And: jobs morph into "human intelligence platforms" as crowdworking takes hold. AI innovations, cloud migrations and agile-at-scale balance the darker side. Your whiffs include classless airlines, and Wendy's putting a social media detractor in his/her place.
Welcome to your holiday highs-and-lows edition of hits and misses. It was a surprisingly terrific week as writers went all-in. Picks include Google and IBM versus AWS, and the low-code "business developer" debate. Your whiffs include Alexa-gone-wild, and selfies-gone-wrong - again.
Welcome to a special year-end, cheeky awards edition of hits and misses, with some unusual "best of" picks - and a few whiffs mixed in for good measure.
Jon boils down the event circus into his top themes, from the rise of the bots to how we got tricked into writing about Facebook for the enterprise. He also picks out some classic whiffs - and the piece he didn't write that inspired him the most.
In this edition: AWS stirs the holiday drink with managed services - what do buyers need to know? Also: enterprise blockchain faces a 2017 reckoning with all eyes on Hyperledger. And: diginomica made a wee public sector announcement of our own. Your whiffs include some bold new tech predictions that will delight and amaze.
In this edition: digital government goes navel-gazing - we extract lessons. Plus: Silicon Valley leaders gear up for a landmark meeting with the president-elect with huge issues on the table. Your whiffs include diginomica readers eviscerating LinkedIn. I call a self-whiff as well.
In this edition: HR needs to get out more if it wants to transform. Plus a deeper look at AI and it's bigger danger - humans. More future of work debates, with a talent platform twist. AWS ups its enterprise game, and I pick on a wet noodle apology.
In this edition: assessing early Black Friday results and the stubborn viability of the storefront. Plus: a hard look at diversity initiatives. How AI is impacting supply chain - and why an early social media proponent now issues a warning. Your whiffs include Twitter suspending itself, and the perils of icons and gurus.
In this edition: Retailers gear up for their annual Black Friday gut check, but this time with an omni-channel twist. Meanwhile, Facebook faces the (fake) music while enterprise collaboration shifts. Plus: quantifying the gig economy, and loads of vendor interviews/analysis. Your whiffs include a PR spin on failure and the inescapable rise of the tech prediction season.
In this edition: how to move beyond social media bullhorns, and the post-election fake news Facebook fallout. Plus: devops use cases and critiques. Media publishers push towards digital models while enterprise event season marches on. Your whiffs include the vacancy of tech predictions and... smiling self-driving cars?
In this edition: Microsoft announces Teams, Slack freaks out, and collaboration turns a corner. Oracle's pursuit of NetSuite is (mercifully) over, but the UK fallout from Brexit and Uber isn't. Smart ideas provide an antidote to security hack hype. Your whiffs include a couple of bloggers who left two ingredients - effort and passion - out of their writing recipe this time around.