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Innovation lessons from the first computers

You can learn innovation lessons from the pioneers of computing. Hint: It takes vision and project management skills to achieve success.

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What if Windows went open source tomorrow?

Thinking out loud about Microsoft making Windows an open source project is a great way to get your friends and colleagues wondering seriously about your mental health.

Collaboration companies argue their case at Demo Traction

The recent event gave up and coming companies four minutes to explain why they matter, followed by Q&A with judges.

Big data companies argue their case at Demo Traction

The recent event gave up and coming companies four minutes to explain why they matter, followed by Q&A with judges.

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What's new under the IT sun? Nothing and everything

Automation, cloud and mobile technologies are converging in ways that are changing how IT relates to the business. For IT to survive, it will need to function as a service integrator, facilitating operational solutions - not simply...

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The state of mobile payments in 2015

Thanks to big moves from Apple, Samsung, Google and others, the world of mobile payments is rapidly evolving. More retailers accept digital payments than ever before and these 11 tech companies — as well as the world’s most famous...

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Keys to anticipating the road ahead

In the first installment of CIO Confessions, Procter & Gamble’s Filippo Passerini offers advice for the next generation of CIOs and IT execs on success as he embarks on his next professional adventures.

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Why CIOs can’t sell enterprise collaboration tools

Collaboration platforms offer the promise to eliminate unnecessary meetings, phone calls and other time-consuming interactions. However, to succeed those tools have to perform better than the incumbent, which for most people is still...

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Digital marketing and death of a B2B salesman

Those touchy-feely relationships with salespeople are giving way to researching choosing and purchasing products over the Web. Digital marketers are claiming the customer relationship, including the sales conversion, and that will...

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Dropbox? When is it OK to say 'yes'?

A healthcare CIO reverses course and lets doctors use the cloud service, but only with a layer of data encryption for security.

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How Shadow IT gives CMOs more power

IT power has shifted between groups for decades. The latest waves of technology and solutions are increasingly adding to the CMO's IT power.

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Want better IT talent? Recruit remote workers

If you're struggling to find elite, high-quality tech talent locally, perhaps you should consider knocking down geographic barriers and embracing remote work opportunities.

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4 things iPhone 6 does that Samsung Galaxy S6 can't

The Apple iPhone 6 and Samsung Galaxy S6 are two of the hottest smartphones available, but each has its own individual strengths and weaknesses. Here are four ways the iPhone 6 outperforms the GS6.

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6 things Samsung Galaxy S6 does that iPhone 6 can't

The Samsung Galaxy S6 and iPhone 6 are two of the hottest smartphones available, but they each have their own individual strengths and weaknesses. Here are six ways the GS6 outperforms the iPhone 6.

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In a digital world, your customers can kill you

In today’s digitally driven and socially engaged world, the customer isn’t just always right. An unhappy customer can destroy your business.

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Google for Work vs. Microsoft Office 365: A comparison of cloud tools

While Google for Work and Microsoft Office 365 offer many similar services, choosing between the two can be a significant challenge for CIOs. This comparison eases that burden.

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Mastering the subtle art of content marketing

When it comes to marketing messages, content may be king, but because great digital content doesn’t try to sell a product or service, it’s difficult to measure its impact on relationships, mindset and branding.

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Is it time for CIOs to step up and rule the digital world?

To help gain a view of the digital customer, some enterprises are expanding the C-suite to include a chief digital officer, chief data officer, chief analytics officer, chief marketing technologist, chief experience officer and the...

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