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Why data science skills are essential for all employees


In many companies, knowledge of data science is limited to a select group of people: the in-house data scientists. However, by sharing their knowledge with other departments – even on a basic level – these experts can empower other departments to future-proof many of their working processes....

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Now what belongs together will grow together: Cloudera and Hortonworks are merging


We are pleased that our partners Hortonworks and Cloudera will merge into a joint company. The two Hadoop distributions have evolved into complementary solutions in recent years. While Cloudera has expanded its expertise in data warehousing and machine learning, Hortonworks has invested in...

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*um on tour: dates and events in October 2018


 A well filled calendar of events this fall. Above all the use of artificial intelligence and predictive analytics is shaping the agenda. In addition – and especially in Berlin – potential applicants and employees can get up close and personal with our colleagues. Like to join us?

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Analysis names *um as leading cloud service provider


Crisp Research has conducted an independent vendor comparison in cloud computing. The current analysts' "Vendor Universe" rates The unbelievable Machine Company (*um) as an Accelerator in development and realization of cloud-based enterprise projects.

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*um on tour: dates and events in September 2018


After a warm and quiet event summer, we are back on the road. In September there are five exciting events in our digital calendar. Will you join us?

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What we’ve learned about AI so far


Artificial Intelligence (AI) is currently one of the most lucrative areas for tech talents. Orange Silicon Valley is at the centre of development and deals with the topic in its many facets. This year alone, AI in recruiting, Voice-AI-interfaces, GenZ’s AI readyness and "Artificial...

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Orange acquires Basefarm Holding and becomes a European leader in cloud computing services for the enterprise sector

  • Orange announces the acquisition of 100% of the capital of Basefarm Holding AS, a major player in cloud infrastructure and critical application services in Europe.
  • This acquisition is set to reinforce Orange Business Services’ position in the cloud computing services market for which it is...
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Cloud services or managed services: What's the difference?


A secure and powerful data infrastructure is the basis for successful IT management. To ensure that large amounts of data are always available and can be processed smoothly, more and more companies are relying on the cloud. Either as cloud services, which use capacities and technologies...

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*um on tour: date and event in July 2018


Due to the weather and vacation, summer is a little more quiet and giving the opportunity to deal with the big topics. In July even in a suitable environment: In the idyll of the Austrian countryside we discuss questions of digitization and demystify Artificial Intelligence. Are you in?

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Survey: How sustainably digital is your company?


Digital competitiveness is indispensable these days. Thus we want to get an idea of what the situation is like for European companies in our own survey. Together with Basefarm we are preparing the Digital Ability Report 2018.

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