Innovation

Innovation news, analysis, research, how-to, opinion, and video.

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Aaron Levie, CEO, Box

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Software audits: Drag on innovation

Every CIO has had to deal with a software audit. They're painful to manage, costly to resolve and, at the end of the day, add no value. Even worse, they take the vendor's eyes off their core mission: innovating to improve your...

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Innovation, innovation, wherefore art thou?

Outsourcing buyers and providers have long suffered from an expression barrier when it comes to innovation. But the digital economy is about to change that. Enterprises can no longer afford to dismiss their providers' new ideas and...

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Digitising the UK FTSE, the strategies behind the transformation

Just like their peers, the UK FTSE is having to digitally transform their organizations at pace, these are the most successful strategies.

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Digital disruption is so yesterday, the next disruption is here

Digital disruption is tangible. As a CIO you can quantify it and react to protect your organization but a new technology has arrived and entrepreneurs are creating open source organizations that no longer need humans to function....

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Bringing the Outside In

Innovation makes the unlikeliest of bedfellows

The 'Terminator' technology that's (almost) here

The 'Terminator' technology that's (almost) here

From cyborgs to Skynet, we're a lot closer to machine-ruled dystopia than you might think

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How Salesforce.com plans to stay high in the clouds

Salesforce.com co-founder Parker Harris discusses key product growth areas for the company, the challenges of innovating, the future of development and flexible infrastructure, and what the cloud market itself will look like years...

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NASA’s cool, radical and visionary concepts

From satellite swarms to interstellar subs NASA is advancing transformative aerospace projects.

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When IT meets the IoT

The question for executives isn’t ‘What can smart things do?’ but ‘What can we do with smart things?’ (Insider; registration required)

Innovation is about more than a big idea.

5 ways to cultivate a culture of IT innovation

For CIOs and other IT leaders, helping to establish an innovation culture might mean upending business-as-usual.

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The Industrial Revolution of software: Alan Trefler, CEO, Pegasystems

Alan Trefler, CEO of enterprise vendor, Pegasystems, discusses digital business and the relationship between IT and business functions.

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Will A.I. drive the human race off a cliff?

Artificial intelligence and machine learning have the potential to help mankind, but we need to focus on policies to prevent the technology from one day killing us all.

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How to foster a culture of innovation to keep up with digital disruption

Digital is transforming the ways companies run and operate, but unless you innovate you'll only be the fittest dinosaur on the block.

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How to create a productivity culture in your organization

There are six organizational attributes needed to give organizations the ability to accept the small and sometimes large changes that productivity enhancements require.

Camille Fournier, CTO / chief technology officer, Rent the Runway [2015]
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Rent the Runway's CTO says a strong engineering department turns dreams into reality

Rent the Runway CTO Camille Fournier leads a 60-member team that has delivered innovations such as a one-of-a-kind platform that allows customers to shop by browsing photos of real women with similar body types.

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The death of the 20th Century corporation

The 20th Century corporation is dying and it’s being replaced by a new breed of millennial organization that operates, scales and runs in an entirely new way, corporations need to learn, adapt and transform in order to survive.

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Find your next job with the Tinder-like Switch app

Dubbed the Tinder of job searching, Switch lets you -- and employers -- swipe left and right on potential jobs and candidates. You could be one ‘like’ away from finding your dream job with this mobile app.

H. James Dallas and Jill Dyché discuss IT Everywhere

Are you ready for 'IT Everywhere?'

With the pressures of the digital enterprise and the realities of shadow IT, CIOs are struggling to redefine organizational models that work. One model is relinquishing technology development altogether.

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