The Friday Five is a weekly Red Hat® blog post with 5 of the week's top news items and ideas from or about Red Hat and the technology industry. Consider it your weekly digest of things that caught our eye.


Red Hat Bolsters Partner Ecosystem to Accelerate Data Science Pipelines Across the Open Hybrid Cloud

Red Hat announces the availability of Red Hat OpenShift Data Science as a field trial, as well as an expanded partner ecosystem focused on this new cloud service offering. Red Hat customers can select the technologies to best meet their specific machine learning needs across the open hybrid cloud and edge computing environments.




Red Hat Open Innovation Labs: The power of doing transformation instead of just talking about it

Organizations realize that transformation needs to be people-centric, to come with globally proven practices, methodologies and processes. It needs to build on cloud-ready technology and bring people together on the journey of collaboration in a safe environment to learn and grow. Let's talk about why Red Hat customers choose to work with us to transform vital parts of their business.




Command Line Heroes: Humans as Robot Caretakers

HitchBOT was a small robot dependent on the kindness of passersby to help it along its journey. Because robots are not powered by their own moral code, they rely on humans to supply both empathy and support. In a layered story about humans and how we respond to robots, HitchBOT uncovers a little hope in the shadow of its demise.



SDxCentral - Diversity in the Tech Industry: 'We Have a Long Way to Go'

Where every episode explores the different technologies that connect our world, 7 Layers’ host Connor Craven interviews Laurie Krebs, CFO and SVP at Red Hat, about where the tech industry can be more diverse, how it can improve its diversity, and what the future holds for the movement.



Why 2022 will be the year for edge automation

Edge computing and networking is not specific to any industry; these scenarios span many different types of organizations. However, all edge scenarios have one common factor: creating and consuming data resources that are geographically distributed. Here’s why 2022 will be the year for edge automation.


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