The Rise of the Machines

For years, we have been fed an almost constant diet of sci-fi prediction about the consequences of artificial intelligence and our deepening lack of self-reliance. Be it at the hands of vengeful robots, octopedal searcher drones or an omnipresent networked villainous super-brain; we are just fleshy victims waiting to be usurped. Well, the age of […]

Let’s Be Smart about Smart Technologies

I recently mentioned to my 12-year-old daughter that artificial intelligence will be able to outsmart us by 2045. She got very upset, feeling that this would be the end of the human race and saying, “Then we can kill ourselves, otherwise we will be killed by them.” My daughter’s reaction was childish (which one would […]

4 Essential Ingredients for Digital Employee Experience Success

The following is a guest blog post by Paul Miller, CEO and Founder of the Digital Workplace Group. A digital employee experience involves focusing on what every employee experiences on a day to day basis – the digital services they use, the flow between different devices, the need for log-ins, etc. We are all used […]

Excitement is Building for Microsoft Envision Conference 2016

In a short few weeks, my colleagues and I will be attending the Microsoft Envision conference in New Orleans, Louisiana on April 4-6, 2016. Avanade is proud to be a gold sponsor of the event and our team is really excited to participate in the first annual conference. In short, Microsoft is repositioning Convergence as […]