Christopher Wilder

Microsoft Showcases Its Own ‘Economy Of Innovation’ At Ignite 2018

Visual from Microsoft Ignite 2018.    CHRIS WILDER Recently, I attended Microsoft Ignite and Envision in Orlando, Florida. One thing that struck me, especially when visiting the show floor, was how Microsoft —more so than most companies in the industry—has created an economy around its technology. The sheer number of companies, employees, service providers, and …

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Qualcomm Is Poised To Punch Above Its Weight

Qualcomm HQ office in San Diego There have always been lots of rumors and speculation about Qualcomm Technologies’ strategy, future, and direction. However, with all the unknowns and newfound freedom from the failed NXP acquisition, Qualcomm has done a good job of regrouping and regaining momentum within The Internet of Things (IoT) marketplace. Recently I …

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NVIDIA Adds Next Layer Of AI Automation Development Platforms With Isaac

Project Isaac playing golf. This week at Computex in Tapei,  NVIDIA announced the availability of its Isaac platform. This AI-based development platform is a combination of hardware, software, and a virtual-world robot simulator designed to power autonomous machines within many industries: agriculture, construction, manufacturing robotics, and more. This announcement is evidence of NVIDIA’s commitment to …

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The Giants Have Awoken From Hibernation And AI And IoT Are On The Menu

Microsoft Build main stage. Springtime! The flowers are blooming, the grass is getting green, the birds are out, and every major vendor has a conference with huge announcements. As an analyst, Spring is the best time of the year and 2018 has not disappointed so far. In past years, many large vendors attempted to differentiate …

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Leaders Emerge As The Industrial Internet Of Things Ecosystem Takes Shape

  Pennybacker Bridge, Austin, Texas from Dell Technologies Match Play Golf Tournament. As Leo Tolstoy wrote, “Spring is the time of plans and projects.” In my 2018 predictions article, I made some bold claims about what I thought would happen in the IoT and autonomous vehicle marketplace (Tim Cooks Retires, Apple buys Tesla , and …

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From Smart Cities To Smart Countries: Cisco’s CDA Program Fosters Economic Opportunity

The Empire State Building in New York City, New York. The Internet of Things (IoT) is changing how business works. However, one of the most often overlooked benefits of IoT is how it will improve the lives of citizens by making communities safer, connected, healthier, and more efficient. One area where IoT is seeing significant …

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