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VMware Reduces Recidivism with Correctional Educational Solution on Digital Learning Platform

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Many Corrections Institutions and State/Local Governments are investing in inmate education to reduce recidivism. This presents a set of unique objectives and challenges with an opportunity to utilize technology platforms to increase opportunity, participation, and learning experience to inmates. The RAND Corporation shows that every dollar spent on education programs save between four and five Read more...

VMware transforms student experience with Advanced Learning Environment on Digital Learning Platform

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Contributed by:  Cameron Groves, Senior Director, Industry Solutions and Innovations Teams, VMware Greg Chait, Sr. Solutions Technical Program Manager, Industry Strategy & Innovations, VMware The intersection of educational learning and technology innovation has created sizable transformation in the way learning institutions deliver and enhance their student’s learning experience.  A report from McGraw Hill noted that 69% of Read more...

VMware helps organizations strengthen their cybersecurity posture through our Cyber Range Solution built on the VMware Digital Learning Platform

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Contributed by: Cameron Groves, Senior Director, Industry Solutions and Innovations Teams, VMware Greg Chait, Sr. Solutions Technical Program Manager, Industry Strategy & Innovations, VMware The protection of personal information is top of mind for every organization. As people, devices, and objects become more connected, a compromised connection in one system can negatively impact the mission of government Read more...

Top Takeaways from NRF’s Big Show

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Top takeaways was gathered by four VMware retail experts who have attended NRF’s Big Show 2019. Paige Handza, Jarek Matschey, Lenka Kaňáková and Paul Kember   Retail fast-paced industry that is under dramatic change Retail is a truly fascinating industry that we interact with every day of our life from traditional and online retailers, hospitality Read more...

The Impact of SaaS on Government IT

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Government’s journey toward digital transformation continues to make significant headway. The global adoption of mobile devices, social media, and cloud-native apps coupled with a shorter attention span and low tolerance for inefficiency has, for better or worse, shined a negative spotlight on government services. This shift in expectations has forced agencies to reexamine service delivery Read more...

Are Coffee and Banking the Next Peanut Butter and Jelly?

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“It’s amazing, and it’s in Miami.” That’s how my colleague began to describe her first Capital One Cafe experience experience over the holidays. “It’s a bank that’s a coffee shop. No, it’s a coffee shop that’s a bank!” she marveled. I’ve written before about industry leaders’ shifting mindsets—from always on to always there. What my colleague Read more...

5 Retail Trends to Watch in 2019

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Retail sales in the United States from November 1st through Christmas Eve were up 5.1 percent to more than $850 billion, according to Mastercard SpendingPulse. Making this the best holiday shopping season in six years, Mastercard said. With National Retail Federations Big Show 2019 just around the corner and a strong 2018 holiday report, retailers Read more...

The Year Ahead in Federal IT: What to Expect in 2019

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It’s the end of the calendar year, which means recaps, listicles, and predictions dominate headlines. While 2018 was a solid year in government IT modernization—with policy, legislation, and support from the White House moving at the speed of technology—much more work needs to be done in the areas of federal IT procurement and oversight, cybersecurity, Read more...

How Technology is Reviving the In-Store Shopping Experience

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  It’s no secret that Retail is undergoing a massive digital transformation. From customer checkout to core  IT infrastructure, all aspects of the retail experience are changing to enhance customer experience, break down organizational silos, and increase sales revenue. VMware’s retail community has described to us a set of core initiatives driving their 2019 goals. Read more...

A Truly Global Education Community at VMworld EMEA

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  Immediately on the heels of the Annual EDUCAUSE 2018 Conference in Denver, Colorado, the VMware global education team headed to Barcelona for 2018’s VMworld EMEA event, changing the venue but not the topics of conversation. To bring everyone together, we hosted a higher education workshop and saw the room filled with some of the Read more...