Lasers have been around since the 1960s, and the
technology has proven to be transformative across
a wide range of applications and industries. From
cutting steel and reshaping retinas to storing and
reading data, lasers have become so commonplace
that it’s easy to forget the word itself is an acronym
that describes the process by which this amazing
light is created: Light Amplification by Stimulated
Emission of Radiation
Published By: Red Hat
Published Date: Jan 01, 2009
The number 1 independent tire retailer tried, unsuccessfully, to build an online platform based on Windows. Ultimately, the company succeeded instead with a solution built with Red Hat Enterprise Linux, Red Hat Network Satellite, Apache, WebLogic, and IBM Lotus Domino Server.
Published By: Location3
Published Date: Sep 04, 2018
Location3 client Mountain Mike’s Pizza and their franchisees face significant competitive challenges when advertising on Google, which ultimately requires the need to be both incredibly efficient with campaign setup and incredibly precise when managing bids and local budgets. A quick Google keyword search for “pizza near me” in Mountain Mike’s home state of California yields over 58,000,000 results (“pizza delivery” yields 56,000,000) and often features a predictable set of ad results from industry giants like Domino’s and Pizza Hut, among others.
Suffice it to say that buying “pizza”-related terms in AdWords can get incredibly expensive, incredibly quickly, if a local franchisee’s budgets and bids are not managed with precision. When you combine that fact with limited location-level advertising budgets, our team atLocation3 was presented with a significant challenge in helping Mountain Mike’s Pizza generate increases in customer pizza orders while simultaneously ensuring that ad spen
Published By: LogMeIn
Published Date: Feb 27, 2018
When Facebook released their bot feature, M, the virtual assistant living inside their Messenger platform, it was billed as the next generation of how people connect and interact with the internet. Since then, over 18,000 companies have created their own branded chatbots with the help of Facebook’s platform.
Never ones to miss out on a trend, Microsoft, Google and Apple have all been hard at work developing their own integrated chatbot features. Brands of all shapes and sizes, from American Express to 1800-Flowers to Domino’s Pizza, all have their own chatbots, proving the versatility of the concept. As Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella said at the 2016 Build conference, “As an industry, we are on the cusp of a new frontier that pairs the power of natural human language with advanced machine intelligence.”
As data science becomes a critical capability for companies, IT leaders are finding themselves responsible for enabling data science teams with infrastructure and tooling. But data science is much more like an experimental research organization than the engineering and business teams that IT organizations support today. Compounding the challenge, data science teams are growing fast, often by 100% a year. This guide will quickly help you understand what data science teams do to build their predictive models and how to best support them.
Learn how to modernize IT’s approach to ensure your company’s data science teams perform their best, and maximize impact to the business. Some highlights include:
Why data science should not be treated like engineering.
How to go beyond simple infrastructure allocation and give data science teams capabilities to manage their workflows and model lifecycle.
Why agility and special hardware to support burst computing are so important to data science break
A data science platform is where all data science work takes place and acts as the system of record for predictive models. While a few leading model-driven businesses have made the data science platform an integral part of their enterprise architecture, most companies are still trying to understand what a data science platform is and how it fits into their architecture. Data science is unlike other technical disciplines, and models are not like software or data. Therefore, a data science platform requires a different type of technology platform.
This document provides IT leaders with the top 10 questions to ask of data science platforms to ensure the platform handles the uniqueness of data science work.
As organizations increasingly strive to become model-driven, they recognize the necessity of a data science platform. According to a recent survey report “Key Factors on the Journey to Become Model-Driven”, 86% of model-driven companies differentiate themselves by using a data science platform. And yet the question of whether to build or buy still remains.
This paper presents a framework to facilitate the decision process, and considers the four-year projection of total costs for both approaches in a sample scenario.
Read this whitepaper to understand three major factors in your decision process:
Total cost of ownership - Internal build costs often run into the tens of millions
Opportunity costs - Distraction from your core competency
Risk factors - Missed deadlines and delayed time to market
This white paper reveals how K2 blackpearl can help make the challenge of rebuilding your business applications more manageable. Its visual, easy-to-use tools help ensure that you are not dependent on consultants or even your IT department to build apps.
Part art, part science, sales forecasting can be daunting for new and experienced sales leaders alike. Your sales forecast is required for successful company planning, and when it goes wrong, the dominoes begin to fall: your executives, investors, and even the public may question your credibility.
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Celina Insurance case study that shows cost reduction and increased productivity - faster, better service to agents and their customers due to integrated systems and real-time collaboration; being “easy to do business with” secures agent loyalty; 50 percent reduction in phone calls and costs due to instant messaging option, and 40 percent reduction in head count while maintaining the same volume of business due to streamlined processes.
Read the white paper to see how IBM Lotus Notes and Domino software empowers users to take action, create and share knowledge and collaborate with teams. And discover how this new kind of desktop application, leveraged from 20 years of leadership can help deliver an enhanced user experience, drive greater business value and boost IT performance.
In this white paper, you'll see how Lotus Notes 8.5 boosts bandwidth by storing one copy of attachments, rather than allowing duplicate via threads. You'll also discover how upgrading lets you elevate collaboration and enhance efficiency with tools that empower users to take action, create and share knowledge, and collaborate with teams.
Read this astounding case study to see how migrating to IBM Lotus software with a broadly functional messaging platform increased the efficiency and support of mobile users for the Kentucky Baptist Convention. Then you'll learn how your own business can improve communications, drive down costs and eliminate the need for additional Web software.
Published By: Mimecast
Published Date: Feb 05, 2010
Email is possibly today's most important business tool but its use also carries many risks. Scalable, secure archiving, email continuity, data leak prevention - not to mention the constant onslaught of spam and malware - are just some of the issues that IT professionals have to deal with on a daily basis.
Despite the enormous market share that IBM Lotus Notes has earned since its release in 1989, many organizations are now finding that the combination of IBM Lotus Notes and IBM Lotus Domino no longer meets their needs. Many companies are migrating to other solutions, like Microsoft Office 365 and Microsoft SharePoint, but they find that their business applications are a challenge because their IBM Lotus applications don’t migrate: instead the applications have to be rebuilt in the new environment.
For manufacturers of baked goods and snacks, the need for flexible, high-quality coding and marking solutions has never been greater. The wide array of packaging types and materials already in use today — combined with the SKU proliferation driven by consumer demands — means manufacturers have to print expiration codes and lot numbers on multiple substrates in multiple areas/orientations on their packaging lines. These codes need to be clear, precise and readable by both humans and machines to ensure customer safety and satisfaction. They must also provide traceability in the event of a recall.
This white paper from Domino looks at the types of printing technology available today and discusses their various advantages and disadvantages in bakery line applications.
Please join us to get answers to those questions and:
- Better understand today’s enterprise email market and how to assess the value of different email solutions
- Find out why IBM was named worldwide market share leader in enterprise social networks for the sixth consecutive year
- Learn why customers who left IBM are coming back
- Expand your understanding of IBM’s range of products, solutions and services in this area, including Notes/Domino and Verse
Industry 4.0 is a trending topic across the manufacturing world. It’s also a complex concept that encompasses multiple technologies and disciplines — and the ROI isn’t always readily apparent. One way food and beverage companies are seeing some real-time benefits is through the automation of processes to reduce the potential for human error.
In this exclusive on-demand webcast, Adem Kulauzovic, Director of Coding Automation at Domino Printing, sits down with four industry experts to talk about the impact Industry 4.0 and automation can have on reducing human errors in food packaging.
• Bill Dye, Corporate Operations Engineering Manager, Jack Link’s Beef Jerky
• Bob Trask, Senior System Architect, BECKHOFF
• Yanik Ballou, Technology Leader, Optel Group
• Tom Egan, Vice President of Industry Services, PMMI
Join us for insights and firsthand observations from a variety of perspectives on the goals and challenges of integrating technology on the packaging line — an operations engineer
Industry 4.0 promises a whole host of benefits to food manufacturers — from reduced errors and more uptime to unprecedented visibility into operations at every step in the process. But for many food manufacturers out there, this is uncharted territory. Getting machines of various vintages connected and communicating seamlessly with each other and with existing control systems can seem like an expensive and difficult proposition.
Coding and marking is a great place to start for many companies, since SKU proliferation is putting greater demands on packaging lines and introducing additional opportunities for human error.
In this brief white paper, Domino examines five key issues with integrating coding and marking systems that often present challenges for food manufacturers along the road to Industry 4.0.
Food and beverage manufacturers today face a host of challenges— SKU proliferation, more frequent line changeovers, finding and retaining skilled employees — all while handling the day-to-day challenges of keeping the line running smoothly in the first place.
This demand for continuous improvement has plant managers and line engineers examining every aspect of the production and packaging line for ways to squeeze every bit of performance from every machine, every process, and every employee
This white paper from Domino takes a look at how conducting a value stream analysis with a third-party provider can uncover a wide array of opportunities to improve productivity and efficiency. From freeing up labor and reducing errors to shortening changeover time and sharing critical operational knowledge among all stakeholders, a value stream analysis provides a collaborative opportunity to learn and discover new ways to boost productivity without major equipment investments.
This IDC Technology Spotlight paper takes a look at why Email remains the primary mode of communication in business today. While there is prevalent speculation that social software and other real-time communications applications will replace email, email nevertheless remains a stalwart in business operations. In addition, as relationships across all business communication channels continue to be redefined, innovative modes and methods of communication are emerging. As a result, locating the right data and information at the right time — while still critical — becomes increasingly complex. IDC expects that organizations will use social software, such as Notes and Domino 9x Social Edition, to complement existing tools and address these business needs for the foreseeable future.
Nutra-Flo case study that shows cost reduction and increased productivity - team members can carry this capability with them on mobile devices, so they can stay connected with colleagues via instant messaging even when in the field. Lotus Sametime Web conferencing, Nutra-Flo can save travel costs to the Asia Pacific region. Web conferencing allows us to stay in touch with partners around the world without being there in person.