In this edition - the collaboration market heats up, and the founder of Linux calls BS on tech "innovation." Weekend news steals the show, with SAP winning an indirect access court case with a bitter aftertaste. Uber gets called out for by a female ex-employee, and Yahoo is an open door - for customer data. Whiffs include, appropriately enough, the BS awards, and a fun/awkward email exchange.
In this edition: why IoT adoption is slowed by lack of open standards. And: why tech companies are taking action on H-1Bs, and that's not all. Feature charts erodes trust; does AI erode the middle class? Your whiffs include Megadeth getting puppet-mastered, and IoT devices running amok.
In this edition: financial software nears closer to modernity, and Dinosaurs trample Unicorns (usually). Plus: the ethics, surprises, and dark side of AI (poker has fallen!). Customer service is bogging us down with useless "empathizers." Your whiffs include premature desolation, a Southwest (dis)service, and, of, course, bad Super Bowl commercials.
In this edition: why AI exposes vendors who aren't ready, and why marketers aren't ready for AI. Plus: contrasting skeptics and optimists on robots on the robotic future of work. And yeah, we've got your Trump versus tech companies roundup. Your whiffs include robots outwitting captchas, HP doing the self-inflicted PR gaffe, and Facebook exploiting memories.
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.