It’s the perfect time of year to evaluate last year’s technology investments and make adjustments for the year to come. Whether 2017 left you with extra cash in your pocket or desperate for a better way to get work done, here’s a roundup of the best IT news from the past year.
After months of teasing, Google has finally unveiled the next iteration of its mobile operating system: Android Oreo. Much like previous versions, users can expect faster delivery, smoother experiences, and plenty of cool new functionality. While Android Oreo is still in its beta phase, it already has a long lineup of features that users will love.
Over the years phishing — a social engineering attack that uses seemingly innocuous emails to trick victims into giving away personal information or clicking a malicious link — has grown in sophistication and scale. In order to put a stop to these scams, Google has made some security enhancements for Gmail.
Have you noticed how your G Suite applications have been making smart suggestions to you lately? Relax, you’re not being spied on by cyber criminals; it’s just G Suite’s machine learning algorithm making task suggestions based on data gathered from your most frequent activities.
Machine learning is all the rage nowadays, and few vendors are providing as many solutions powered by this new technology as is Microsoft. In its latest release, Office 365 includes “intelligent” functionality for analyzing your employee’s time and coaching them on how to use it more efficiently.
Investing in technology requires a lot of forethought and research. Successful business owners know that it isn’t just seeing an ad on your sidebar and signing up for untested services or solutions, it’s about making an educated decision. What better time is there to sit down, review the current state of technology, and decide where to place your bets for 2017? When you’re ready for that, take a look at our insider projections on where web services will be heading for the coming year.
Artificial intelligence (AI, or “machine learning”) has quickly transformed from science fiction to reality, and is currently on track to become an integral part of the corporate business environment. According to experts, by 2020 eighty five percent of all customer interactions with a business will occur via machine learning programs.
Everyone has heard of machine learning, but not everyone knows exactly what it is. Although it’s extremely complicated, it can be summed up thusly: breaking human habits and actions into specific, analyzable data to create better software-based suggestions.