Welcome to the era of the digital enterprise, where digital is your journey and cognitive is your destination. As business leaders, you are under growing pressure to use information to its fullest potential, delivering new customer experiences as fuel for business growth. The digital economy is changing the way we gather information, gain insights, reinvent our businesses and innovate both quickly and iteratively.
As an analyst today I focus on data and analytics, and how data drives process integrity and analytics drive better decision making. As such, the data and apps in Oracles DaaS offering looks intriguing.
As more companies host their applications and services on Microsoft's Azure and other cloud providers, they are increasingly becoming the target of lawsuits from companies claiming patent infringement.
While data center demand is strong, industry growth could be tempered by external risks such as foreign currency exchange fluctuations, rising interest rates, merger and acquisition disruptions, and policy shifts.