Tag: Artificial Intelligence

Microsoft survey finds high growth companies are embracing AI

Microsoft survey finds high growth companies are embracing AI

A couple of weeks ago, I wrote a piece on AI as an adjunct to your work, one that MSPs should definitely be embracing as a way to help your clients work more efficiently. This week, Microsoft came out with...

/ March 8, 2019
AI is just a tool to make you work smarter

AI is just a tool to make you work smarter

It’s common to think of artificial intelligence as something you either have or don’t. It’s often talked about in the kinds of terms associated with an “arms-race,” where one company or country is going to gain an upper hand over...

/ February 21, 2019
Three ways MSPs can use AI to increase their profits

Three ways MSPs can use AI to increase their profits

When we talk about Artificial Intelligence (AI), we often consider it to be science-fiction — the stuff of the future. We rarely consider it be applicable to today’s business market.

/ November 14, 2018
Microsoft CTO sees managed services as the key to future partner success

Microsoft CTO sees managed services as the key to future partner success

Cloud computing is making IT so inexpensive and accessible that soon, there won’t be any real profit margins unless an IT solution is delivered as part of a new application or significantly transforms an existing business process. That’s the wake-up...

/ October 30, 2018
Data management issues are about to create a major opportunity for MSPs

Data management issues are about to create a major opportunity for MSPs

Given the extensive history most IT organizations have managing data leveraging all information to drive a wide variety of digital processes should be a simple enough proposition. But it turns out melding data sources is anything but easy. A new...

/ August 21, 2018
Advanced Analytics Creates Opportunity for MSPs to Transform IT Operations

Advanced Analytics Creates Opportunity for MSPs to Transform IT Operations

A new report published this week by Dresner Advisory Services sheds some light on how IT organizations want to apply advanced analytics to optimize IT operations. The 2018 IT Analytics Market Study finds that the top four management metrics in...

/ July 26, 2018
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DataOps is emerging as next big opportunity for MSPs

DataOps is emerging as next big opportunity for MSPs

Coupled with rising interest in artificial intelligence (AI), the need to derive business value from data is driving organizations to create data operations (DataOps) functions that should create additional opportunities for managed service providers. A survey of 266 data professionals...

/ June 19, 2018
Cloud 5: Pentagon’s cloud bid drama, Nvidia’s cloud self-driving car simulator

Cloud 5: Pentagon’s cloud bid drama, Nvidia’s cloud self-driving car simulator

Welcome to The Cloud 5, our weekly feature where we scour the web searching for the five most intriguing and poignant cloud links we can find. Before we jump into this week’s links, please have a look at one of...

/ March 30, 2018
Fast and furious advances in AI are now coming to MSPs

Fast and furious advances in AI are now coming to MSPs

Today, most IT workers can be forgiven for assuming that the complexity of the tasks involved means it’s unlikely advances in artificial intelligence (AI) are likely to impact them any time soon. But as managed service providers (MSPs) continue to...

/ February 6, 2018
Microsoft commits $50 million to expand AI for Earth program

Microsoft commits $50 million to expand AI for Earth program

This week, Microsoft announced big plans to throw the power of artificial intelligence and cloud computing technology behind the world’s biggest environmental problems. The company promised to devote $50 million in cloud and artificial intelligence services to companies working to solve...

/ December 14, 2017