The CGIAR has an emergent focus on digital and the role that it plays in research and agriculture. This session showcases findings from focus groups and looks at the trends in digital ag and strategy. We arejoined by regional experts who analyze the emerging trends and help us drive action.
-Sara Mbago-Bhunu: IFAD East and Southern Africa Division, Director
-Brian King: CGIAR Platform for Big Data in Agriculture, Coordinator
-Ana Castillo Leska: IDB Lab, Senior Specialist
-Michiko Katagami: Asian Development Bank, Principal Natural Resources & Agriculture Economist
Is Google Affecting the Attention Span of Young People?
Ever pondered on the above title question? Is it something to speculate about? Does any action need to be taken? Is the young generation seriously in trouble? Look inside to find out.
To Reach New Heights On Cloud Computing, Move Slowly
There is no denial in the fact that there is a mad rush in adopting cloud technology and many organizations are eager to implement these solutions. This reflects that there is a necessity to add the new “it” in IT.
Is There a Solution for Digital Products That Have Frustrating Glitches & Problems?
Technology is changing quickly all the time. For this reason, those companies who develop technological products become competitive and the computers, software programs and other digital gadgets they bring forth in a rushed manner are faulty at times. But there are remedies for all of this. What are they? Look inside to find out.
8 Things to Cover in Your Managed Services Agreements
Outsourcing your IT processes to a Managed Service Provider (MSP) is a great idea. But to benefit the most from an MSP, it is essential that both the parties are on the same page regarding requirements and deliverables. With an accurate Managed Services Agreement outlining the services provided by MSP, clients can build realistic expectations while covering the MSPs against liabilities. While creating a Managed Services Agreement, there are certain things which you shouldn’t miss out; let’s go through them in detail.
Benefits of Network Automation
Network automation is the process of automating the configuration, management, testing, deployment, and operations of physical and virtual devices within a network. Every day network tasks and functions are performed automatically. Using a combination of hardware and software-based solutions, large organizations, service providers, and enterprises can implement network automation to control and manage repetitive processes and improve network service availability.
Key Benefits of a Fully Managed Wi-Fi Solution
Wi-Fi providers that offer a hosted, cloud-based WLAN serve a wide range of businesses. Migrating to an outsourced model for wireless network management makes sense for any company that needs to provide wireless. Let’s understand a few benefits of a fully managed Wi-Fi solution:
Serverless Computing: What You Need to Know
Serverless Computing is a computing code execution model where the developers are relieved of several time-consuming activities so that they can focus on other important tasks. This trend is also known as Function as a Service (FaaS) where the cloud vendor is responsible for starting and stopping a function’s container platform, check infrastructure security, reduce maintenance efforts, improve scalability, so on and so forth at low operational costs. The aim is to develop microservice oriented solutions to help decompose complex applications into small, easily manageable and exchangeable modules. This brings us to the question – are there really ‘serverless’ computing services?
The Heart of Your Computer
Spend some time to learn how your computer works. When you understand its functions, you can advance your knowledge on how to protect it, as well as how to get better value from it as you use it effectively.
LED Screens Have Constantly Defined The Success In The Cluttered Consumer Market
In today’s trend, the advertising industry has emerged as one of the most advanced and constantly evolving components in today’s cluttered digital platform. It has in fact remained as the most beneficial stand-point for many companies who attempt to advertise their products and services through different methods. In this particular advertising arena, the LED based advertising has also significantly grown metamorphic ally.
Top 4 PCB Surface Finishes – Pros and Cons
PCB Surface finish form the critical interface between the board and the components. In recent years, their widespread availability has overwhelmed some electronic designers. This post hopes to shed some light on the pros and cons of the four most dominant PCB surface finish solutions on the market.
Wireless Devices to Make Your Life Easier
Wireless devices have made the life easier by many ways. They can be moved easily anywhere and support more users at the same time. With an easy installation facility and no cost for cabling infrastructure, you just open the pack of new wireless device and it’s ready to boom.
Four Shortfalls of IT Delivery
The importance and the need for innovation and delivery through information technology have grown in recent years, yet some of the IT delivery requests do not yield the results and the benefits expected by the customers involved. It is crucial to understand why. In this article, we will discuss the top four shortfalls of IT delivery that need to be addressed as critical areas of weakness..
Would Having Cars That Drive Themselves Be a Good or Bad Idea?
Ever wondered whether you would always like to have control over your car or have it completely automated so that it drives itself? Would that be a good idea? Let’s dive into the discussion. Look inside to find out.
Advantages of Master Clock Systems
The advantages to organizations of installing a master clock system over traditional stand-alone clocks. Including, accurate time for meetings, classes and logging critical events.
An Overview of the Power Bank
Power banks have become an important lifeline today. The modern phones as we know them have become so powerful and this is true with each launch. The consumption of power has also increased. Companies add features and there are so many apps that will use up your power. This takes a toll on the battery too. There are some features that actually use your power even when the phone is not being used. With this in mind, a private charger is a very important thing in our lives today.