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DDN Simplifies Enterprise Digital Transformation with New NVIDIA DGX BasePOD and DGX SuperPOD Reference Architectures

DDN®, a leader in artificial intelligence (AI) and multi-cloud data management solutions, announced its next generation of reference architectures for NVIDIA DGX™ BasePOD and NVIDIA DGX SuperPOD. These new AI-enabled data storage solutions enhance DDN’s position as the leader for enterprise digital transformation at scale, while simplifying by 10X the deployment and management of systems of all sizes, from proof of concept to production and expansion.

How Digital Governance is Evolving – And Why Leaders Should Care

In this contributed article, James Farhat, CEO of ACTS. discusses how digital governance is evolving – and why leaders should care.
“Digital governance” is a relatively new term. To understand it, it’s helpful to recap what we mean by “digital transformation” – which is essentially leveraging technology to improve processes and the way people work.

Data Scientists Reveal Roadblocks to Digital Transformation

Digital transformation has accelerated significantly due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but the extra demands on data scientists have revealed significant barriers to effective working and high levels of job dissatisfaction in some areas. For example, around four in 10 are dissatisfied with their company’s use of analytics and model deployment, while more than 20 barriers to effective working emerged, according to a survey of data scientists commissioned by analytics leader SAS.

How Digital Transformation Created a Problem Only Composable Analytics Can Solve

In this contributed article, Roman Stanek, Founder and CEO of GoodData, examines how we shot ourselves in the foot with “digital transformation” and provides a solution to The Data Problem. The solution is right in front of us, and it’s the inevitable next generation of enterprises. Composability turns data overload into data power. Analytics is finally catching up to years of digital transformation, so companies can maximize their ROI on data and empower business users — aka, employee.

How Edge Analytics could Drive the Next Wave of Digital Transformation

In this contributed article, Gary Ogasawara, Cloudian’s Chief Technology Officer, discusses how edge computing is still a work in progress. The first wave of digital transformation helped IT-focused companies gain a competitive edge. The next wave will extend existing cloud development practices, applications, and data models to the edge to help accelerate the digital transformation for other industries.

Surviving the Big Data Underworld: Establishing and Safeguarding Data Sovereignty

In this contributed article, editorial consultant Jelani Harper discusses how prudently coupling data backups with timely restoration options, organizations can preserve data sovereignty for unassailable business continuity during times in which it’s needed most.

Keeping Pace: How Data Disconnects are Causing Large Financial Institutions to Lag their Competitors

This eBook reports on the results of the survey sponsored by Tamr, the data mastering company, on the state of data and digital transformation in financial services. Tamr conducted the survey of 300 C-suite executives in United States financial institutions with revenue of $1 billion or greater.

Can You Trust Your Data? Three Factors for Enhanced Data Reliability and Decision-making in the Era of Digital Transformation

In this contributed article, Sudhi Sinha, Vice President and GM of Digital Solutions at Johnson Controls, discusses how we have more data at our fingertips than ever. But while this boom in information is absolutely an example of positive progress, it makes data security and reliability more crucial than ever. With so much depending on this data, how can you ensure it’s trustworthy? How can you guarantee that the decisions you are making are based on dependable and secure information?

Digital Transformation Projects Continue to be at Risk, Couchbase Research Finds

Despite rising optimism in digital transformation, the vast majority of organizations are still suffering failure, delays or scaled back expectations from digital transformation projects, research from Couchbase has found. In the survey of 450 heads of digital transformation in enterprises across the U.S., U.K., France and Germany, 73 percent of organizations have made “significant” or better improvements to the end-user experience in their organization through digital innovation. Twenty-two percent say they have transformed or completely “revolutionized” end-user experience, representing a marked increase over Couchbase’s 2017 survey (15 percent).

In Digitization, Learn How to Learn More

In this contributed article, Chip Childers, CTO, Cloud Foundry Foundation, discusses the path toward digital transformation. For a company to be successful at digital transformation, it must embrace continuous learning and evolution of its products, people and processes. Companies understanding this reality are seeing much more success in their particular markets, and are much more likely to successfully adapt to changes in technology, customer expectations and their competition.