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Exciting Announcements at HashiCorp’s Annual Conference

HashiCorp recently held their annual conference, HashiConf 2023, in San Francisco (and virtually) to unveil some exciting enhancements to their suite of multi-cloud infrastructure automation software. Key themes revolved around infrastructure and security with an emphasis on how to use the cloud operating model to achieve operational cloud maturity and improve the developer experience while enabling platform teams to put controls in place to manage risk and cost.


Here are some of the important enhancements to their products that we think will benefit Daymark customers (with links to additional information at the end of this blog):

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Wed, Nov 01, 2023

A Game Changer: Azure Government with Azure OpenAI

Government organizations today face an unprecedented need for innovation and efficiency. From delivering public services to safeguarding national security, the challenges are immense, and the stakes are high. This is where Microsoft's Azure for US government (Azure Government), a proven and trusted cloud for US government agencies, in conjunction with Azure OpenAI, can step in as a transformative force. In this blog post, I’ll explore why government agencies and organizations that support the government should be taking note of the capabilities and benefits of Azure Government with Azure OpenAI.

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Tue, Oct 17, 2023

Why Microsoft Azure for OpenAI

There’s no doubt that Generative AI is an extremely disruptive technology, shaking up nearly all industries and rapidly being deployed in businesses today. For anyone paying even the slightest bit of attention to what’s happening in Generative AI, the recent hype surrounding OpenAI is impossible to ignore. GPTs (Generative Pre-Trained Transformers) are multimodal large language learning models that are essentially machine learning algorithms that respond to input with human-like text.

The enhancements in GPT-4 over the previous 3.5 version, such as image recognition, advanced reasoning, increased accuracy, and multilingual support, to name a few, are remarkable. The ability to handle increased complexity and understand nuanced instructions delivers dramatic results. OpenAI reports being able to create a functional website from a drawing on a piece of paper in minutes and scoring in or near the top 90th percentile on standardized tests like the SAT, LSAT and GRE.

How to Leverage OpenAI, Including ChatGPT-4, Safely and with Scale:

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Tue, Oct 03, 2023