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IBM Think Arvind Krishna

Event Report: IBM Think Accelerates Accessible Gen AI For Clients

IBM's Focus On AI Built From Data And Cloud Competencies Four and a half years after Arvind Krishna was elected as IBM's Chief Executive Officer, today's IBM is a much different organization. A tight focus on data and cloud has helped IBM think through what clients need to not only be AI ready, but also AI first. With over 30,000 attendees at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center gathered at IBM's biggest event, the mood was energetic and excited about the possibilities for the Age of AI.
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ARM IPO credit Nasdaq

Trends: Tech IPOs Will Come Back In 2024

Two Year IPO Drought Coming To An End In 2023, only 148 companies completed an initial public offering (IPO). This was the worst year on record and followed a 15% decline from the number of IPO's in 2022, another disappointing year. In 2023, ARM was the sole blockbuster tech IPO. After a brutal two years with a paucity of tech IPOs, the market is poised for a resurgence in 2024.
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New MATANA Stocks Yahoo Finance

News Analysis: Bear Market or Tectonic Shift?

The NASDAQ Composite closed out the week with its biggest two-day rally since 2008. CPI numbers hinted that inflation was subsiding and hope sprung that the Fed would take a less severe stance. Should the Fed hiking slow down from 75 basis points to 50 basis points, market watchers remain hopeful and some took advantage of the early signals of slowing inflation.
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R "Ray" Wang Stuart Varney Fox Business Ukraine and Big Tech

News Analysis: Big Tech's Role In Supporting Ukraine

Massive Dilemma In Taking Action As famously put by Peter Parker in Spiderman, "With great power comes great responsibility.". The digital giants are walking a thin-gauged tight rope.
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Trends Inside The MIndset Of The Midmarket Buyer

Research Report: Trends - Inside The MIndset Of The Midmarket Buyer

Midmarket executives have always been challenged by a culture of scarcity. Limited access to funds, talent, and innovation has often created a barrier to entry into and exit from new markets, industries, and ecosystems. During the COVID-19 pandemic, these leaders have made shifts in their buying behaviors and technology investments. Constellation’s latest midmarket analysis chronicles these findings and identifies the shifts during the 2020-to-2022 budget cycles. This emerging postpandemic strategy signifies the first steps to the Great Refactoring ahead.
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It's Over For FAANG Varney and Co Fox Business

News Analysis: Goodbye FAANG, Hello MATANA

Goodbye FAANG, Hello MATANA. The FAANG stocks (i.e. Facebook, Apple, Amazon, Netflix, and Google) have had a great run as the large cap digital giant leaders. However, with Facebook and Netflix facing massive declines in year over year subscriber growth, their valuations have taken a hit along with the macro conditions of rising interest rates and global instability.
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Scales of Justice

Monday's Musings: Get Ready For Big Government Vs Big Tech

THE AGE OF BIG TECH REGULATIONS HAS ARRIVED

Governments across the world seek to rein in the digital giants for political, economic, and societal rationale. While most digital giants have not flaunted the law, the public perception of their enormous size, massive scale, and unfair compe

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Alexander The Great

Big Idea: Decision Velocity

Guess what Alexander the Great's success on the battlefield is often credited to? SPEED of decision-making or decision velocity.
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American Airlines OneWorld

Big Idea: Prioritize Long Term Invesmtent Mindset Over Short Term Profits

Short Term Thinking Crushes Traditional Companies In Fight Against Digital Giants If legacy companies want to compete with data giants in the age of extreme capitalism, spending capital on innovation needs to STOP being sacrificed for short-term profits.
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Long Term Loyalty Is Gone

Monday's Musings: Long Term Loyalty Is Gone!

Long-term loyalty is gone. Your customers will trade loyalty for convenience, value, or status. Consider Domino's. Even though they managed an A+ digital transformation in the 2010s, the company now faces a new existential threat. The enemy is no longer Pizza Hut; it's the new wave of food delivery companies like Uber Eats and DoorDash moving into its sector.
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