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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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Microsoft's Vision for the Future: Smart Bracelets, Holograms, and Adaptive Wall Displays

Microsoft's 'productivity future vision' presents an idyllic, amazing concept of the future where interactive displays meet Microsoft's next-gen Microsoft Band, the Courier folding display, and more.

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Emerging Enterprise Techs to Watch

The latest batch includes quantum computing, gamification, reactive programming, augmented reality, transient electronics and Named Data Networking.

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Retail CIOs Focus on Data Security, Digital Innovation

Major security breaches at leading retailers cast a long shadow over industry as CIOs look to bolster defenses and align tech team with business units.

Cisco Opens Internet of Everything Innovation Centre at Hackney Community College

Cisco Internet of Everything innovation centres are also located in Barcelona, Berlin, Rio de Janeiro, Songdo, Tokyo and Toronto

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9 Fantastical Future Display Technologies

Fast-moving tech is redefining the electronic display as screens get bigger, better, and bendier

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Future Fetish

Long-term planning involves much more than compiling a list of cool new things.

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Everyone Has Something to Say About Revived Wi-Fi Innovation Act

A revived and bi-partisan supported Wi-Fi Innovation Act has been introduced this week by U.S. Senators and is backed by U.S. House members with a companion bill of their own.

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IT Innovations in the Public Sector: Navigating Turbulence

As IT leaders in the public sector, we must innovate to find the best talent we can, despite tight budgets and challenging circumstances. Here are a few of my lessons learned as the CIO for the State of Colorado.

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Pixel Perfect: 12 Innovative Displays

Sometimes an ordinary computer monitor isn't enough. Here are 12 new types of display that could improve your workday.

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