Check out our top 6 posts this week!

  1. Leveraging Psychology and Brain Science to Optimize Retention and Behavior Change
  2. The Brain Science of Effective Corporate Soft Skills Training
  3. 2019 Top 6 Trends in Learning & Development and Talent Management
  4. Amazon Aurora Serverless vs. Oracle Autonomous Database: A Microcosm for The Future of IT
  5. EPM at a Crossroads: Big Data Solutions
  6. Data Science and Machine Learning News Roundup, January 2019

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Tom Petrocelli Clarifies How Cloud Foundry and Kubernetes Provide Different Paths to Microservices

DevOps Research Fellow Tom Petrocelli has just published a new report describing the roles that Cloud Foundry Application Runtime and Kubernetes play in supporting microservices. This report explores when each solution is appropriate and provides a set of vendors that provide resources and solutions to support the development of these open source projects. Organizations and Vendors …

Todd Maddox Publishes Brain Science Analysis of Augmented Reality for Product Lifecycle Management

Today, Todd Maddox published the report “Why Augmented Reality is Effective in Product Lifecycle Management: A Brain Science Analysis.” This report provides best practices for implementing augmented reality across product development, supply chain management, equipment operation, troubleshooting, and field service. Recommendations are based on Maddox’ research, which has been cited over 10,000 by his academic …

Four Key Announcements from H2O World San Francisco

Last week at H2O World San Francisco, H2O.ai announced a number of improvements to Driverless AI, H2O, Sparkling Water, and AutoML, as well as several new partnerships for Driverless AI. The improvements provide incremental improvements across the platform, while the partnerships reflect H2O.ai expanding their audience and capabilities. This piece is intended to provide guidance …