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Hit the jackpot when selecting enterprise software by using RFP scoring

Enterprise software RFPs with open questions requiring short essay answers are difficult to evaluate. See how RFP scoring takes the gambling out of selecting best-fit software. Know how well the software will work in your environment...

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What is artificial intelligence?

What is artificial intelligence (AI), and what is the difference between general AI and narrow AI?

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How to get your executives to buy into innovative IT projects

As excited as we all get about the latest trends in tech – iOT, big data, cloud, etc. – our peers may not share this enthusiasm when it comes to allocating cash to implement them. But as the CIO, your job is not only to keep the...


IoT and Mobility Make APIs a Hot CIO Topic

Brian Lillie, CIO of Equinix, thinks CIOs should start to care

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Nuclear physics and a quantum leap for technology

Economic development trip is an eye-opening experience showing how electrons, photons and ions are adding to the technology landscape.

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What’s in your garage?

Digital-ready C-Suites, or D-Suites, are launching innovation spaces as part of an effort to support digital transformation and disruptive ideas. Some big companies are already on board with the concept. In the spirit of tech...

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Car talk: Innovation vs. privacy

On the journey to the Internet of Everything, the auto industry can't look at innovation through the rear view mirror.

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India: Where innovation is magic

India and innovation have been an unhappy couple for a long time. Now game changers are reinventing India's IT industry with innovation and professionalism.

NBCUniversal redirects IT to focus on innovation

NBCUniversal CIO Atish Banerjea has embedded CIOs in the lines of business to ensure that they're working on strategic projects.


Six Easy Steps to Product Innovation

To Dan Olley, CTO of Elsevier, articulating the problem is the key

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Maker spaces boost student tech innovation

Colleges and universities are making room for students to be inventive and entrepreneurial.

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Spark innovative thinking by letting go

When your team is grappling with a difficult problem, try this simple technique to help them find an innovative solution.

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Super-powered users will drive tech innovation

A massive power shift is underway that will give individuals and tiny firms more freedom to create amazing things – things that would have likely died in the bureaucracy of a large company.

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OpenPOWER Foundation shows off data center innovations

The foundation, which says it seeks to create an open ecosystem for data centers as an alternative to the proprietary x86 architecture, announced more than 10 new solutions at its second annual summit.

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Why companies opt to insource for IT innovation

IT outsourcing customers are increasingly demanding IT innovation and will either look to providers to deliver real business outcomes or take their innovation-related business back in-house to run themselves.

Insider Insights from Toyota's CIO

In the first installment of Insider Insights, senior writer Lauren Brousell goes one-on-one with Toyota's CIO Zack Hicks.

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10 insanely innovative, incredibly cool Raspberry Pi projects

In honor of Pi Day, here are 10 of the most thrilling examples of makers getting creative with the $35 Raspberry Pi.

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Why You Need a Strategic IT Roadmap

The IT roadmap takes on enhanced importance for the technology leader as they move from operator to strategist. Here is why you need one and why your functional counterparts should be supportive.

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