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Insurance spin-out rides API-driven strategy

Allstate’s Arity spin-out has embraced an analytics-based platform strategy similar to those used by the likes of Uber and Lyft.

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The 2017 state of strategic digital banking

Banks are struggling to survive through the digital age. In order to compete with FinTechs, regulatory mandates and consumer requirements, banks must be able to plug-and-play into the digital business ecosystem to recover market share...

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The not-so-secret strategy behind Walgreens’ ecosystem advantage

Some business successes rely on trade secrets. Others, like Walgreens' vision to unite digital and physical experiences, rely on something simpler: the flexibility of APIs mixed with old-fashioned execution and passion.

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APIs, microservices and the changing role of IT in 2017

From the changing role of IT to chatbots, learn more about five technology trends that will impact businesses in 2017.

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What banks can learn from fintech startups

To weather the fintech market’s overgrowth, traditional banks can ramp up digital investments and operate more like nimble startups by turning existing capabilities into reusable assets designed for broad consumption.

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How the API economy is igniting a cultural shift in businesses

As the fast eat the slow, CIOs need to redefine the role of IT and enable the broader business to speed up the pace of innovation through self service.

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At Goldman Sachs, APIs point the way toward a platform future

Opening up its 'secret sauce' has Goldman Sachs' peers scratching their heads. Now there's unambiguous research that its plans make a lot of financial sense.

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Where APIs and empathy meet

How APIs and empathy contribute to Ticketmaster's digital ambitions.

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3 ways to improve customer experience using A.I.

Solutions and features that make use of artificial intelligence are emerging rapidly in the marketplace, what can your business do to stay ahead of the curve?

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DocuSign continues to build out digital transaction management platform

DocuSign, a "unicorn" that helps companies achieve full digital transformation by eliminating paper from workflows, has come of age. With 100 million users now in 188 countries, a wide range of partners around the world, and...

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Why healthcare needs to care about Google's acquisition of Apigee

The API economy is powering digital health transformation.

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Google’s Apigee buy validates API economy

Google’s $625 million acquisition of the leading API management platform provider validates CIOs’ plans to use APIs to build out digital businesses.

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HPE is betting big on AI to fuel your apps and analytics

Hewlett Packard Enterprise has made no secret of its desire to push further into big data, and on Tuesday it announced two key new offerings.

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APIs provide innovation and inspiration for IT leaders

Apps are getting smarter at a ferocious pace; so why don't CEOs want to take advantage of these new technologies? I discuss API ecosystems and innovation with Sanjay Parthasarathy, CEO of Indix, a startup making structured product...

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High technology: How IT is fueling the budding cannabis industry

The goal is to track every plant, product and person associated with the production and sale of marijuana and maintain legal compliance.

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The NBA is holding its first hackathon - should your company, too?

Companies large and small have already embraced the hackathon as a way to foster collaboration and innovation, and now the NBA has announced that it's jumping on board.

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This new R extension gives data scientists quick access to IBM's Watson

Data scientists have a lot of tools at their disposal, but not all of them are equally accessible. Aiming to put IBM's Watson AI within closer reach, analytics firm Columbus Collaboratory on Thursday released a new open-source R...

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IT must think like an app developer

Given that pragmatic programmers have prized code reuse and “designing for services” for decades (tips enshrined in the 1999 book of the same name), it should come as no surprise that developers have taken to a world of abundant,...

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