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IT trends & topics for 2018 (part 2)


This is the second part of our collection of this year's upcoming developments and upheavals (here's part 1). Predicted by the people and machines at *um. This part focuses on the areas of data security and corporate planning.

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IT trends & topics for 2018 (part 1)


...according to the Data Analytics Leader of the Year – predicted by the people and machines at *um. In the first part of this series, we take a look at the developments we expect to see in data and in the cloud.

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Santa Cloud is here again ...back for a hack


Dear customers, partners & friends,

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Focus Business: Unbelievable Machine is top employer mid-sized sector


The unbelievable Machine Company (*um) has been recognized by Focus Business magazine as a top employer 2018. This makes us one of the best employers in Germany, Austria and Switzerland – from the employees' point of view.

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Unbelievable Machine/Basefarm crowned Data Analytics Leader 2018


The unbelievable Machine Company (*um) has been rated as the top provider in the ISG Provider Lens Germany 2018, one of the most important studies of competitors in the industry. For the fourth time in a row, *um was named as the leader in the independent study conducted by the Information...

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*um on tour: dates and events in December 2017


Before we all breathe a sigh of relief after the successful year, there are two more interesting events on the agenda. Exchange and networking on the topics of infrastructure and cloud are good reasons to leave the warm office for a moment. See you around?

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Data Architects and System Architects – The roles and their importance


The core focus of architecture, and of those who practice it as a profession, is to plan the design, layout, and construction of buildings. The Data Architects and System Architects employed in the planning and building of business-critical data infrastructures have a similarly vital role to...

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Forrester study confirms: Data engineers set to rock 2018


With the end of the year fast approaching, we've all been wondering what 2018 has in store. Forrester Research has provided the answers in its latest report, entitled "Predictions 2018: The Honeymoon for AI is over". The study predicts that artificial intelligence (AI) will finally become more...

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*um on tour: dates and events in November 2017


Slowly but surely, we are nearing the end of the year. However, this month – before things go quiet for winter – we have six exciting dates in the diary to close the event season. We’d love to see you there.

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NERD STUFF: our new blog column starts with the end of the REST calls


At this point we are launching a new category of articles with a technological background and high relevance for the community. From now on, those heads will have their say, whose work and developments will otherwise make important technological contributions. The first step is *um Data Engineer...

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