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Editor’s Note: David Moore, Founder and CEO of Navagis, shares his story of teaming up with the Google Maps Platform team to help people across Japan get vaccinated amid COVID-19 pandemic. The roots of Navagis go back to Hurricane Katrina, when I led an Army Corps of Engineers team that deployed 3D mapping technologies with Google Earth …

Government leaders are reimagining the way they serve communities in the new digital era. They’ve traded manual, paper-based processes and in-person services for digitized, flexible solutions that offer better constituent experiences and improve operations. Google Cloud is working with SpringML to help public sector agencies address four pandemic-driven challenges with digital solutions. Keeping the World …

IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced the expansion of its Client Engineering team in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) for customers and business partners. Located in Prague, Warsaw and Moscow, IBM Client Engineering fosters innovation in the region by providing an enhanced customer experience, focused on co-creation, technical eminence, and speed. IBM Client Engineering brings together teams …

Salesforce (NYSE: CRM), the global leader in CRM, today announced Safety Cloud to help people get together safely. Building on Salesforce’s own event and workplace experience — and expanding on existing health and safety innovations announced in December — Safety Cloud helps businesses and communities better manage testing, health and entry protocols to create safer in-person experiences …

I am a software engineer and have been working on extreme programming (XP) teams since 2015. Currently, I work within VMware Tanzu Labs, which has a long history of practicing XP and teaching it to clients. The COVID-19 pandemic is massively affecting how teams practice XP by forcing practitioners to operate in a remote-first world, usually …

Consumer demands are becoming more complex, driven by high expectations for personalized experiences that strike the right chord at the perfect time. One study from McKinsey found that nearly three-quarters of consumers demand personalization when interacting with retailers. Retailers old and new of any size must embrace the challenges head on and learn to capture customer loyalty. …

n this blog post I highlight how you can accelerate your application modernization journey by taking advantage of Anthos on bare metal’s support for running on OpenStack. I also introduce the recently published “Deploy Anthos on bare metal on OpenStack” and “Configure the OpenStack Cloud Provider for Kubernetes” guides. I point to different starting points …

COVID-19 physical distancing requirements forced change in how traditional clinical trials were conducted and a new Informa Pharma and Oracle study shows the industry is not looking back. Of the 251 people surveyed, 84% implemented alternative tactics to continue their existing clinical trials and/or start new trials during the pandemic. Of those respondents, 82% said these approaches …

Equinix, Inc. (Nasdaq: EQIX), the world’s digital infrastructure company™, has found there has been a significant year-on-year leap in companies planning to move business-critical applications to the cloud, despite cybersecurity concerns. The need to remain competitive and cater to increased user demands has prompted a 15% jump to 37% of companies saying they plan to move business-critical …

HSBC Bank USA, N.A., (HSBC), part of HSBC Group, announced that the Bank and Microsoft Corp. will provide grants and resources to support Feeding America®, the nation’s largest domestic hunger-relief organization. The $350,000 two-year grant from HSBC will directly assist Feeding America in expanding its new workforce development initiative within communities in need. Microsoft is …