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Connected vehicles as a technology platform: Don Butler, Ford Motor Company

Don Butler, executive director for connected vehicles and services at Ford Motor Company, discusses digital transformation in the automotive industry. Butler talks about what Ford means in terms of automobiles being connected and...

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4 ways MOOCs are changing professional development

Massive open online courses, or MOOCs, offer a powerful platform for enterprise training, education and development – at big cost savings and with greater efficiency.

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Cognizant-Verizon alliance offers enterprise digital transformation services

While the details of the Cognizant-Verizon collaboration are vague, it’s clear that IT service providers will seeking new angles to compete.

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A guide to the DEMO Traction 2015 winners in Boston

On September 16 at the Westin Waterfront in Boston, the leaders from 30 enterprise startups all stood on stage in front of thousands of onlookers to tell their stories. James A. Martin gives us the highlights from the event.

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Why business process outsourcing is being redefined as business process automation

Service providers are continuously investing a great deal of effort to enable automation/artificial intelligence as part of their service offerings. The the level of standardization of processes/activities related to BPO services make...

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Bimodal IT: A two-pronged approach to delivering innovation and maintenance

One group is tasked with keep-the-lights-on functions, the other on business-advancing tasks. Is this new setup the answer to IT’s dual responsibilities?

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The four walls trapping innovation in your IT organization

The need for IT organizations to innovate is something that has long been thought of as a ‘nice-to-have’ or a strategic goal, but digital transformation now makes it something essential to do effectively in the present.

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How captive IT offshore centers are driving IT innovation

Companies like Amazon, Tesco and Honeywell are looking to offshore IT subsidiaries to deliver digital transformation.

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Get ready to live in a trillion-device world

Among the predictions, from a professor of electrical engineering and computer science at the University of California at Berkeley: Chemical sensors, cameras and microphones of all types and shapes, as well as sensors inside of us and...

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AT&T Foundry pushes IoT concepts (like a wireless wheelchair)

AT&T and Permobil announced a wirelessly connected wheelchair proof of concept this week that relies on work by AT&T Foundry innovation center engineers and designers.


iPhone 6S vs. Android: How innovative is Apple’s new phone, really?

There's no denying the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus seem fantastic, but some of its new features sound really familiar.

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Gold’s Gym muscles up on IT to engage with customers

To inspire brand loyalty, Gold’s Gym pumped up its IT systems to support a new customer-centric website and mobile app.

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The problem with compromise as a team consensus building approach

Compromise is not an effective approach to building team consensus. It leaves stakeholders feeling that they’ve 'compromised' their beliefs, and precludes the creation of innovative, higher value outcomes. It also creates resistance...

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An open letter to outsourcing service providers

To win business, service providers must differentiate, take risk and give their employees the chance to innovate.

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Don't look now, but the future is here!

In the first half of the 20th Century, a wide range of futurists, science fiction writers and others predicted what life would be like in the Year 2000 and beyond. I'm here to tell you that future has arrived -- and it's better than...

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How HR uses fitness trackers to increase company wellness

Corporate wellness programs used to involve lackluster participation, a pedometer and potentially fudged numbers on a spreadsheet. But FitBit is changing the way HR departments implement corporate wellness programs -- and the results...

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Scrum’s co-creator talks about the framework’s transformational effect's Sharon Florentine talks to Jeff Sutherland, one of scrum's creators, to find out where the industry is, where it’s going and the challenges that lie ahead as more companies adopt agile and scrum.

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Intel packs Skylake CPU with innovations as PC industry hopes to reboot

Skylake is “the best processor we’ve ever done,” said Intel's Kirk Skaugen. Move over, Broadwell: this is what the PC industry wants you to buy, starting with dozens of new Skylake PCs showing at IFA in Berlin.

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