“We have been on to 5G for seven years now. We pride ourselves with the best network,” says Verizon CEO Hans Vestberg. “I just want every American to have a 5G phone in their hands and see the huge impact it will have in a transformative way that 5G will make in this country.”
What’s happening is that digital transformation is a strategic priority for every company, says ServiceNow CEO John Donahoe. If you can’t compete digitally you can’t succeed. Companies are focusing on how can they deliver better experiences to their customers, better experiences for their employees, and drive real productivity growth.
Oracle co-CEO Mark Hurd has died from an undisclosed illness. He was only 62 years old. Hurd had stepped down from his CEO role at Oracle on September 11, just prior to Oracle’s annual Open World conference. Hurd was previously CEO of HP prior to going to Oracle.
We have a plan to have 30 5G cities by year-end, says Verizon CEO Hans Vestberg. We are at 13 right now so we’re adding every week. We added New York last week. We have also updated 13 NFL stadiums with 5G and the NBA season hasn’t even started. We believe that our 5G for the consumer is just crushing it.
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Each time we take a look at technology we look at all of the options, says Domino’s CEO Ritch Allison. “Do we build it? Do we partner? Do we go out and buy something. For the things that are really core to our business like our point-of-sale system and our digital ordering capabilities, we believe we have to own those.
Customers continue to affirm the need to accelerate the digital transformation and take advantage of the explosion of data we see around us, says HPE CEO Antonio Neri. “This ultimately is the core aspect of how they derive an improved business outcome. Digital transformation starts with secure connectivity.
“There’s a huge wave of digital transformation,” says Salesforce co-CEO Keith Block. “A lot of these different technologies are coming together. I have the opportunity and Mark has the opportunity to go around the world and talk to a lot of other CEOs. There’s just this huge imperative around digital transformation.
“You have 50 years of datacenter that is shifting to the cloud in the next ten,” says Dynatrace CEO John Van Siclen. “We are early days. There’s a lot of room to go and I’m sure a lot of changes in front of us. Every enterprise around the world is moving and moving fast. It’s going to redefine how businesses work in the future.”
As 5G rolls out consumers will understand the benefits. The key is an edge computing. There is a very low latency between your device and edge. It’s just a millisecond latency, so it’s almost like you have artificial intelligence. You hold your own artificial intelligence in your hand.