Entering the Drone Zone: When Passion Meets Persistence
For many, drones are more than just a hobby. They are an exciting extension of one’s body. A way to see the world in a fresh light and an ability to travel to exhilarating new heights. For Zaid Fakhruddin of Naperville, IL, drones open up a world of possibilities. And that world is his for the taking.
Productive Edge Community Spotlight: Black Tech Scholar Program at UIC-Chicago
There’s no getting around the unfortunate fact that there is a lack of equity in the tech space. This isn’t to say that diversity isn’t at the forefront of many of Chicago tech leader’s minds, but the truth remains that there are a lot of valuable positions in the tech world that go unpursued. In order to help alleviate the gaps in the technology sector, the University of Illinois-Chicago African American Academic Network launched the Black Tech Scholar Program.
4 Catalysts Accelerating Enterprise Investments in AI Technology
“Should I accelerate AI adoption? If so, where do I begin?” This is a topic that should be front of mind for any organization headed into the new decade. Don’t know where to start? Have no fear. We break down the four necessary components that are transforming AI technologies across the globe. In our latest eBook, “Four Catalysts that are Accelerating Enterprise Investments in AI Technology”, we will educate you on the areas where you should consider investing your time, money, and resources in order to push your enterprise investments in AI technology to the next level.
Your Guide to Data Governance, Data Architecture, and Data Lakes
Do you have questions about Data Governance, Data Architecture, or Data Lakes? Perhaps you are curious about adopting a framework to increase productivity, drive efficiency, and ensure compliance with privacy and security regulations? Learn the meanings behind and the relationships between Data Governance, Data Architecture, and Data Lakes in our newest eBook, “The Three Pillars of Data Governance That Drive Successful Data Modernization”.
PE Cares: Birthday Project Volunteering
Productive Edge (PE) and PE Cares aim to engage with the Chicago community each month in order to participate in opportunities which support and lift up those in need. The objective of our community engagement is to help build and foster a sense of commitment and positivity in our city. In July, we partnered with The Birthday Project. The goal of this group is to bring joy to children experiencing homelessness or living in transitional facilities by hosting a magical birthday celebration.
Apple WWDC 2019 Brings Exciting Updates for Developers
Every year, Apple impresses at the Worldwide Developer Conference with new innovations and updates for developers. This year, Apple unveiled software updates for all of its new devices, as well as the new Mac Pro—a hefty desktop computer targeted toward enterprise users. Apple also revealed a new operating system for the iPad: iPadOS. However, the most impressive part of the conference were the significant improvements in developer tools and APIs, including massive improvements to Machine Learning capabilities, the new SwiftUI, and the new RealityKit. Throughout the presentations, Apple consistently emphasized its focus on privacy, clearly seeking to establish itself as a privacy powerhouse in the midst of data breaches and privacy compromises. There were a number of exciting updates that developers can add to their toolbox.