Top Insights from Apple's WWDC 2018
Apple's 2018 Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC), an annual showcase of the tech giant's new technologies and products, held its keynote yesterday in much quieter fanfare than years past. While less focus was on the release of new products and hardware than in the past, 2018's WWDC highlighted the company's renewed focus on security and stability of their operating systems (close to the hearts of PE employees), improved technologies, development tools and features.
Interview: Raheel Retiwalla on DXPs & Digital Transformation
By fusing content management, web technologies, digital marketing, marketing automation and digital commerce, the digital experience platform (DXP) is disrupting verticals, boosting the primacy of technology in the customer journey and, most important, enabling digital transformation.
Top insights from the 2018 Google I/O Keynote
Google I/O 2018 was an impressive display of Google's commitment to innovate their array of products, with improvements ranging from subtle software updates to a brand new hardware product with the Google Smart Display. Consumers and developers alike will surely be impressed with Google's latest line of updates as they continue refreshing their product line with cosmetic and functional changes in order to provide all of their end-users with a seamless technological experience. Google also set the record straight that their commitment to A.I was not merely lofty platitudes but rather a real desire to infuse their products with new features that use predictive analytics and machine learning to more specifically cater to individual's needs.
PE Cares - 2018 Hackathon
Over the past three years, Productive Edge (PE) and the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) have collaborated in bringing professional insights and experiences to collegians working towards technologically-focused degrees. This past March, fourteen students enrolled within the Black Tech Scholars program at UIC traveled to PE's downtown Chicago office for a "hackathon" event, continuing the annual tradition between the two organizations.
PE @ HackIllinois 2018 Event
For the first time, Productive Edge (PE) was honored to participate in the University of Illinois' (U of I) largest hackathon event. With a goal of creating a safe open-source environment where students can push creativity and innovation, this prestigious event brings in over 1,200 students from around the country planning a career in computer science.
PE Food Drive and Pacific Garden Mission Recap
Throughout the month of January, Productive Edge employees competed in a friendly food drive competition in our second annual PE Hunger Games! PE coordinates this annual donation drive to help not only foster teamwork among employees outside of their normal work groups but also to give back to the local community. The donations were later picked up by Pacific Garden Mission (PGM), a homeless shelter in the Near-West Side of Chicago.