Before AWS re:Invent opened today, Amazon Web Services Inc. held a Sports In Action Showcase, which included a sports panel with three AWS executives who outlined how the company is working with sports organizations.
Thanksgiving has passed in the U.S., so it’s on to the December holiday season — but before we can deck the halls and jingle some bells, an important event is coming up: AWS re:Invent 2023. This upcoming week, an estimated 60,000-plus people will descend upon Las Vegas to check out the latest and greatest from the cloud computing leader.
The onslaught of press, research and perceived urgency has done little to prepare business and information technology leaders to deploy artificial intelligence-powered technologies. That’s according to the first Cisco AI Readiness Index, issued Tuesday. The company used a double-blind survey of over 8,000 business and IT leaders worldwide.
Cisco Systems Inc. typically announces some new products at its annual reseller event, Partner Summit this week in Miami. But equally important are initiatives to enable its global ecosystem of partners to be more successful by directing them into emerging areas, since about 90% of its business flows through the channel.
It has been about a year since OpenAI LP launched ChatGPT. That thrust generative artificial intelligence into the spotlight, creating more hype around a technology than anything I can remember. The intense focus on generative AI has made many information technology and business leaders I have talked to ask how generative AI can transform their business.