The December 2016 digital issue of BZ Media’s SD Times is now available for download. This month’s cover, “The World is Getting Automated… and Smarter,” looks at the digital transformation organizations are going through by incorporating artificial intelligence and machine learning into their software to power the Internet of Things. Our editors look at different aspects of this transformation through the eyes of researchers and those implementing solutions today.
And with that, we wish all our readers peace and a happy and meaningful holiday season!
• Drones, Robots and Other Gadget Gifts: As the holidays approach, we’ve put together a guide of the latest technological “toys” to put a smile on the face of youngsters of all ages! Social media and online editor Madison Moore attended a Holiday Spectacular event and reports on what she saw there.
• Data at Scale: The amount of data in the world is growing exponentially, creating potential nightmares for developers and administrators. Senior editor Alex Handy reports on the techniques companies are using to get cognitive insight out of all that data, as well as tricks for systems to self-manage and self-configure for data compilation, availability and security.
• Buyers Guide—PDF Tools: Circling back to the digital transformation theme, it’s clear that businesses are moving away from paper and storing documents digitally. To that end, all eyes are on the PDF 2.0 file format and the new features it promises to deliver.
There’s even more, but you’ll have to download the issue and see for yourself!