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New Generations of Integrated Systems Will Apply AI and Emerge as Self-Organizing Systems of Intelligence

Published: 07 August 2017

ID: G00337206

Analyst(s): George J. Weiss , Colin Fletcher


To reduce workload silos, hyperconverged and other integrated systems will evolve to leverage AI into systems of intelligence. I&O leaders should prepare for new generations of self-organizing and optimizing systems that will positively impact DC IT operations in a broad range of use cases.

Table Of Contents


  • Evaluate Systems and Vendors Based on Their Ability to Deliver Higher Levels of ML/AI Intelligence and Management
  • Understanding the Future of Intelligent Integrated Systems
  • Expand Internal Roadmaps to Embrace a New Concept: Self-Organizing Systems of Intelligence
  • A Biological Precedent for Self-Organizing Systems
  • How Will Vendors Respond?
  • Initial Recommendations: Reduce Silos, Optimize Resources and Reach Out to the Edge

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