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Know before you go: Red Hat Summit 2023

Mon, 05/15/2023 - 08:00
Red Hat Summit is just a few days away (May 23-25, 2023 in Boston), and we know you won’t want to miss out on any of the activities, sessions or events we have planned. To help you prepare, we’ve put together a list with some of the highlights you’ll want to know about. Of course, if you haven’t yet, you can get started by registering for the event now, and then keep reading for tips on how to make the most of this three-day experience. Mark your calendars for our featured speakers Each year, people from around the world come together for a high-energy week of innovation, educ

Announcing the winners of the 17th annual Red Hat Innovation Awards

Mon, 05/15/2023 - 08:00
Since 2006, Red Hat has used the Red Hat Innovation Awards to recognize the technological achievements of Red Hat customers around the world who demonstrate creative problem-solving to make a positive impact on the business world and on society. This year’s winners are Airbus, Banco Galicia, KPMG and Verizon. A community-wide, online voting process will determine which customer is distinguished as the 2023 Red Hat Innovator of the Year. Voting is now open and will close at 9 a.m. ET on May 18. The winner will be announced on May 23, 2023, during Red Hat Summit. To vote for the 2023 Red H

Red Hat sees increasing momentum for APAC 5G and Edge Technology Lab with Intel and HPE

Mon, 05/08/2023 - 08:00
Last year, Red Hat shared news of the upgraded Singapore lab with Intel and Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) designed to accelerate the adoption of 5G and edge computing. Since then, we have seen great momentum and interest from our telco customers and partners in the region to use this facility to test and validate joint solutions with Intel and HPE. For instance, one of our network equipment provider (NEP) partners used the lab to test a mobile core cloud-native function (CNF), which has now been put into production for a telco service provider’s network in Australia, helping them reduce r

Celebrating Red Hat Australia and New Zealand partners

Mon, 05/08/2023 - 08:00
Red Hat owes much of its success in delivering customer value to the partner ecosystem. Founded on the spirit of open source innovation, every milestone in Red Hat’s history is connected to and driven by a skilled, vibrant ecosystem of partners comprising some of the world’s leading solution and service providers, systems integrators, cloud providers and more. Red Hat partners remain core to our vision of being a leader in open hybrid cloud technology. We are continuing to invest in helping our partners grow their business, and align more closely with the cloud transformation we’re se

Sustainable supply chains: challenges, drivers and architectures

Fri, 05/05/2023 - 08:00
A common definition of environmental sustainability is meeting the resource and services needs of current and future generations without compromising the health of the ecosystems that provide them. In addition to ongoing discussions around government regulation, investors and asset managers are increasingly demanding carbon disclosure from their portfolio companies. Investment in environmental funds is soaring—with some reports pegging it at over $40 trillion. Even though specific actions taken by businesses are arguably still limited in overall impact, it’s nonetheless an increasingly

Intelligent order: Getting goods into the customer’s hands

Fri, 04/28/2023 - 08:00
<p>In the context of supply chain optimization, intelligent order refers to the use of advanced algorithms and techniques to determine the optimal order quantity, timing and placement for each product within the supply chain network. This involves analyzing various factors—such as demand patterns, lead times, production and transportation costs, inventory levels and customer service levels—to make data-driven decisions that maximize efficiency and profitability.</p> <p>Overall, intelligent order management is an essential component of supply cha

Message to Red Hat associates today

Mon, 04/24/2023 - 08:00
<p><em>Editor’s note: Earlier today, president and chief executive officer of Red Hat, Matt Hicks, shared the following email with Red Hatters.&nbsp;</em></p> <p>—</p> <p>Hi all,</p> <p>There have been several occasions where we’ve had to make tough decisions at Red Hat, but no decision has been harder than the one I must communicate to you today: We will reduce the associate base of Red Hat over the next few months. Our reductions will focus on g

Perfect order: Delivering the right products at the right time in the right quantity

Fri, 04/21/2023 - 08:00
<p>Within <em>inventory management</em>, perfect order refers to the ability to deliver the correct product to the customer, in the right quantity, at the right time, in the right condition, with the right documentation and at the right cost. Essentially, it means meeting customer demand without errors or delays to the highest degree possible. Inventory management encompasses procedures and processes that directly or indirectly affect the bottom line ordering, receiving, storing, tracking and accounting for all of the goods a business sells. It is a ke

Managing the time dimension of your inventory

Fri, 04/14/2023 - 08:00
<p>Product timeliness refers to goods and products being in the right place at the right time, not out-of-date, and in line with customer expectations.&nbsp;</p> <p>Perishable food items are perhaps the canonical example of products that have a limited shelf life. Even if they’re not labeled with a specific “sell by” or “use by” date, that wilted head of lettuce is not going to be a popular consumer choice. Furthermore, if you stock your produce department with fruits and vegetables that are routinely past their prime, many consume

Loss and waste management in supply chains

Fri, 04/07/2023 - 08:00
<p>Businesses have to implement disciplined methods to manage loss and waste in their inventory. This article provides an overview of how businesses might do so, focusing on the two main forms of loss and waste: environmental exceptions such as the failure of refrigeration and product contamination, or sub-par quality, both of which result in a recall.</p> <p>But first, let’s consider the business problem in more detail.&nbsp;</p> <h2>Business problem</h2> <p>In the context of t

Red Hatters on 30 years of innovation, collaboration and community

Mon, 03/27/2023 - 08:00
<p>It goes without saying that Red Hat has experienced a lot of change over the years. What was once a small company founded by entrepreneurs and techies Bob Young and Marc Ewing is now a global leader in open source technology and innovation. As we reflected upon the last three decades and took a look back at all we’ve learned and accomplished, a familiar story came to mind–how Red Hat got its name.&nbsp;</p> <p>Our company moniker comes directly from Ewing. As a student in this college computer lab, people would say, “If you need hel

Red Hat 30th anniversary: Celebrating Red Hat Day in North Carolina

Mon, 03/27/2023 - 08:00
<p>Thirty years ago the world looked very different. Grunge music was everywhere, the Dallas Cowboys won the Super Bowl, Jurassic Park was the highest-grossing film, the first Beanie Babies were sold, sun-dried tomatoes were the hottest food trend and Red Hat was incorporated.&nbsp;</p> <p>When Bob Young and Marc Ewing came together to create Red Hat, they couldn’t have imagined what the company would become and the impact it would ultimately have on enterprise IT. From our humble beginnings at our first corporate headquarters in Durham to

Demand risk in supply chains

Fri, 03/24/2023 - 08:00
<p>A fundamental goal for supply chains of physical goods is matching up available inventory with demand.&nbsp;</p> <p>You can have too little of something (<em>understock</em>). During the pandemic, everyone became&nbsp; familiar with this scenario, whether it involved waiting months for a new car or scrounging all the local markets for toilet paper. These examples illustrate two of the ways in which businesses can fail to align with customer demand. In the case of automobiles, shortages in key components

Application modernization: Effectively building and testing changes to existing software

Thu, 03/23/2023 - 08:00
<p>You have <a href="https://www.redhat.com/en/blog/modernization-developing-your-code-migration-strategy">established a code base to change</a> and <a href="https://www.redhat.com/en/blog/modernization-preparing-team">put together a team</a> with the right mix of innovation and enterprise knowledge to change it. You’ve selected a tool to track work and have some ideas of what work to do with the code. How does the team start producing results?&nbsp;</p> <

The supply chain optimization imperative

Wed, 03/15/2023 - 08:00
<p>The pandemic brought physical supply chain issues into focus and made organizations recognize dynamic supply assurance as a critical capability for their business. Over the next decade, consumer packaged goods (CPG) and retail businesses, among others dependent on supply chains, will invest in supply chain optimization to solve key industry challenges. The desire for convenience and personalization, awareness of the environmental impact of consumption, and fears about trade disruptions and fluctuations in cost are all challenges that can be solved with more connected, agile, s

Supply chain optimization

Wed, 03/15/2023 - 08:00
<p>Retailers, manufacturers and other organizations are exploring ways to better understand and act on changes in the market as they occur. They need to balance protecting margins, utilizing store and warehouse capacity and meeting delivery expectations. Sourcing decisions can dramatically increase profits, especially during peak periods.</p> <p>In addition, organizations are exploring how to create a more environmentally-sustainable footprint. Their goal is to redefine sustainability across the entire enterprise.</p> <p&

Red Hat and Arm collaborate to deliver more energy efficient 5G and vRAN solutions

Mon, 02/27/2023 - 08:00
<p>With the continued evolution of 5G, RAN and now virtualized RAN (vRAN), modern networks are increasingly relying on software-defined architecture and cloud-native technologies. This requires streamlining the deployment and management of applications across different environments. The transition to 5G often results in higher electricity consumption from increased site density and sub-optimal use of the underlying resources. As a result, service providers are beginning to explore new ways to improve energy efficiency and reduce their environmental impact, such as optimizing netw

Private 5G Networking: How Red Hat and partners are driving deeper value

Mon, 02/27/2023 - 08:00
<p>Private 5G networking is on the rise.&nbsp;Why? The emergence of edge computing in recent years coupled with macroeconomic trends are pushing service providers to rethink the way they operate networks and enable applications for faster results, improved connectivity and efficiency. From new use cases in Industry 4.0 manufacturing to smart infrastructure to the cloudification of radio access networks (RAN), service providers want the flexibility and autonomy offered by private 5G networks to embrace new innovations.&nbsp;</p> <p>Fo

Customer success stories: How Red Hat products and services enable innovation in telecommunications and IT organizations

Thu, 02/02/2023 - 08:00
<p>In this first edition of customer success highlights for 2023, learn how Brightly uses Red Hat products and services to accelerate innovation while improving efficiency and cutting costs. Also, read about HT Eronet’s digital transformation efforts using a number of Red Hat products to transition to a modern SAP-based billing system that can intake data from multiple sources, making it more secure and agile.</p> <h3>Brightly accelerates innovation with new technology and new ways of working</h3> <p><strong&a

Unlock your business potential with open leadership

Mon, 01/30/2023 - 08:00
<p>When a leader of any kind begins to take on transforming or modernizing their business, whether it’s a small team or an entire organization, it requires change in multiple directions. What was successful in the past might not work in the changing volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous (VUCA) world anymore. Leadership can be practiced at every level of an organization irrespective of the role, title or position, by both people managers and individual contributors alike. Leadership is not the same thing as management,especially in organizations using open leadership, where

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