Innovation

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Coca-Cola finds innovation with startups

The odds of a 129-year-old mega corporation unearthing innovative ideas or technology in-house are virtually impossible. Instead, the company turns to startups – and not your typical Silicon Valley startups.

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Overcoming the massive friction slowing the Internet of Things

To standardize more quickly, let's use IP as the common denominator from end-to-end.

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What are containers and why do you need them?

What can containers do for you? Here are 10 frequently asked questions about application container technology, in general, and Docker, in particular.

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CIOs put the Internet of Things in perspective

In the latest installment of CIO Quick Takes, three IT executives talk about the Internet of Things and the concerns that come with the opportunities offered by billions of connected devices.

Historic Met museum puts new technologies on display (video)

The Metropolitan Museum of Art faced a legacy challenge few organizations have to worry about. It needed to improve the visitor experience without disrupting the culture of the 145-year-old museum. In this video report, CIO.com’s...

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Is Facebook still an innovative company?

It may not always seem like it, but the pace of innovation at Facebook is as swift as ever. Today the majority of the company's most significant improvements relate to its 'family of apps.'

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Creating your digital playbook

Do you really need a digital playbook to be a digital company? Jill Dyche discusses strategy's role in digital planning.

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Old art, new tech: How The Met transformed for its customers

CIO.com visits The Metropolitan Museum of Art to see how its IT team helped digitize its systems to bring about better service for its customers while retaining the look and feel of a 150-year-old museum.

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Sims creator Will Wright on his new Thred app, augmented reality, and giving everybody tools to be creative

From SimCity to The Sims to Spore, Will Wright's entire career has revolved around letting gamers use their own creativity, and Thred, his new app, continues the theme

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How Real Madrid scores fan engagement in the cloud

Using the Microsoft Cloud platform, Real Madrid -- the world's largest sports franchise -- is undergoing a digital transformation to help further engagement with the soccer club's 450 million fans worldwide.

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The Ford GT is absolutely sick with high-tech innovation and you need to know why

Forget about Teslas, Google cars and Apple cars. The 2017 Ford GT is a high-tech tour-de-force, and Ford does it all with a gasoline engine, lightweight materials and advanced aerodynamics.

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Microsoft returns to its roots at Build with smart cows

Over the years columnist Rob Enderle has witnessed Microsoft undergo many changes and make many mistakes. But, at this year’s Build conference he saw a glimpse of the old Microsoft -- and it all started with a presentation on smart...

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How deadlines can kill your outsourcing deal in India

Business relationships that focus on transaction only inevitably lead to a fixation on time and material. But India has a culturally based notion for creativity, which is the source of innovation. Clients in the west should not waste...

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Broadband is like a river (but not the way you think)

Just as rivers were the engines of prosperity for the U.S. as it emerged as a superpower, so now is broadband an engine of innovation. We need to tune that engine to stay ahead.

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IBM researchers make quantum computing breakthroughs

IBM's Experimental Quantum Computing group's development has enormous potential for overcoming big data simulation and optimization challenges.(Includes infographic.)

How JetBlue uses tech to help customers take flight

Good customer service and the airline industry aren’t usually mentioned in the same breath. However, JetBlue is looking to change that perception with new technology for customers. In this video report, CIO.com's Lauren Brousell talks...

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How JetBlue uses tech to help customers take flight

Automatic check-in, faster in-flight Wi-Fi and flight attendants carrying tablets are just a few of the new innovations at JetBlue. CIO.com's Lauren Brousell explains how the airline uses technology for a better customer service...

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Review: Tableau makes sophisticated analysis a snap

Innovative, self-service data visualization tool makes quick work of exploratory data analysis from 50-odd sources

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