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Dell-EMC deal will 'set back innovation,' Sun co-founder Vinod Khosla says

While he thinks Dell buying EMC makes sense financially, Sun Microsystems co-founder Vinod Khosla has little faith in the merged company's ability to innovate.

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How to crowdsource your way to better security

Synack, a company founded by former NSA analysts, attempts to leverage the best of man and machine approaches to provide enterprise cybersecurity protection.

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Why companies are hiring from the Silicon Prairie

Businesses are increasingly finding IT talent in the Silicon Prairie -- outside of the traditional tech hot spots of California and New York City.

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Cisco CEO not big on spin-ins

Robbins favors small, internal "startup" teams over funding and acquiring companies

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9 research projects that could transform the enterprise

From unstructured data mining to visual microphones, academic labs are bringing future breakthrough possibilities to light

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Why IT and Operations are on a collision course

Long autonomous, IT and operations are now forced to work together, spurred by increasingly complex digital devices that pose fearsome cybersecurity threats.

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The pace of innovation is accelerating, says bank

There is no conclusive finding whether the shift to automation will be a net plus for humanity. One in three U.S. jobs is in administrative support jobs, retail sales or food services. But jobs will be created as well.

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Banking on security innovation to beat the hackers

Banks are being targeted by cybercriminals, and that looks likely to continue in a world with more data and devices. The question is– are banks being innovative enough with information security to ward off the threats?

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Could Detroit become the next Silicon Valley?

Detroit might not be the first place that comes to mind when you think of technology, but that's changing. Amazon recently announced plans to build corporate offices in downtown Detroit to help an already fast-growing tech industry in...

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Innovate your way back to the future

A key takeaway from a recent IT executive roundtable was that when it comes to both effective communication and to innovation, we have the same opportunity to improve our effectiveness: working back to the future.


Sales innovation: Tiffani Bova, VP Distinguished Analyst, Gartner

Tiffani Bova, VP Distinguished Analyst, Gartner, is passionate about helping her clients grow and increase competitiveness through sales innovation. She discusses that and why she believes the most disruptive thing in the market today...

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From bionics to 'magic,' MIT Media Lab celebrates 30 years of innovation

The MIT Media Lab was launched in 1985 to bring together experts from different academic fields, founded on the idea that mixing and matching researchers and students, and encouraging people to draw on their unique experiences and...

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First-person-view drone racing: 5 essential tips for beginning pilots

It's part video game and part action sport. First-person-view drone racing lets you fly at up to 70 mph in seemingly impossible places.

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Innovation and large-scale IT, with Mark Sunday, CIO, Oracle

Mark Sunday, Oracle CIO, discusses how the rise of digital technologies are creating opportunities for CIOs to assert new importance in the enterprise.

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6 responsibilities of the Chief Digital Officer

The Chief Digital Officer has replaced the data scientist as the sexiest new job. But what does the CDO actually do?

7 big threats to innovation and how to overcome them

Innovation isn’t easy, but it’s fundamental to a successful business in today’s fast-paced, technology-driven economy. These seven threats to corporate innovation that are hampering your business’ agility. Here’s how to conquer them. ...

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Back to the future project management

Imagine holographic meetings and the possible cost savings. Big board PPM dashboards for the entire company to see. The possibilities are only bound by our own imaginations.

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Back to the Future: Remote access technology then and now

We may not have flying cars and hoverboards, but the world is much changed since Marty McFly and Doc Emmett Brown hopped in a DeLorean time machine in 1985 for the future of 2015. One big change is that the workplace is no longer...

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