Even before the pandemic started, global supply chains were experiencing growing pains as they adapted to meet the pressures of rising demand and a delivery system in need of an overhaul. For example, shipping goods such as medicines, groceries, and everything else that powers our daily lives demonstrated the complexities
For the fourth year in a row, business has been named the most trusted institution in America. And a recent PwC survey yielded similar results, with 63% of consumers saying they have trust in U.S. companies. But trust is fragile and businesses must manage it as carefully as they do
Loyalty programs – that effectively bribe people into buying more of your products – are lazy. In the modern aspiration economy, people develop true brand affinity only when it gives them a sense of community. Membership strategies are an effective way to achieve that goal. To do this effectively, remember
Hot on the heels of KubeCon+CloudNativeCon, Rancher Labs announced the acceptance of K3s by the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF). It’s joining the likes of OpenTelemetry, Network Service Mesh, Longhorn and 30 other projects in the Sandbox. At first glance, it comes across as yet another open source project joining
17 years ago ex-Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer called Linux a cancer. That statement still casts clouds of doubt over the company and a lingering anxiety among Linux and open source enthusiasts. But hey, Ballmer loves Linux now! So does Microsoft!
Whether or not one chooses to believe it, Microsoft continues to bang that drum with both actions and words; most recently at the 2019 Red Hat Forum in Australia.
Microsoft Australia CTO Lee Hickin addressed the attendees with a message about the company’s transformation and its continued commitment to open source.
In attendance was ZDNet, which captured some key quotes: “We’re in an amazing place right now with a leader like Satya who really understands what it means to think about where we need to be for our customers, to really transform the company from being essentially the proprietary software company, to being an open source company,” he said.