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Healthcare technology experts contemplate the Trump effect

A panel of healthcare technology experts met in San Francisco to explore the new administration's impact on the industry.

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RPA proving its transformational value at Deutsche Bank

Robotic process automation has improved productivity and quality at Deutsche Bank. Robots are intended to augment the bank’s workforce, making employees happier and more efficient.

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Trump expected to cut federal IT spending

President Donald Trump said this week that the federal budget is a "mess" and is promising to make it leaner. This means that federal IT spending -- now at $81.6 billion -- is likely to see cuts, analysts said.

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5 things to think about for industrial IoT readiness

John Fryer, senior director of industry solutions for Stratus Technologies, has outlined five things industrial companies should be thinking about in terms of IIoT readiness in order to overcome the barriers to making the transition.

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US probe of drone collisions with aircraft points to birds

Investigations into reported collisions by drones with civil aircraft found that they were caused instead by birds, wires and posts, or structural failures unrelated to unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), a U.S. regulator said.

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Alphabet's Waymo raises stakes in self-driving race with Uber lawsuit

The road to develop self-driving cars might be paved with lawsuits. Waymo, a spin-off from Google's self-driving car initiative, is suing Uber for allegedly stealing its trade secrets.

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How Intel’s CMO revitalized a ‘weak brand’

Intel is coming off one of the best years in its 49-year history, according to CMO Steven Fund, who explains how the brand evolved from stale to dynamic.

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How to institute an agile IT outsourcing process

The outsourcing process doesn’t have to be a marathon if you invest time and effort preparing for a more iterative transaction process.

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Alaska Airlines lands industry veteran as new CIO

Charu Jain, whose background includes work for American Airlines while at IBM and 20 years at United Airlines, is leading the complex Alaska-Virgin America systems integration efforts.

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How to evaluate your service providers in 2017

Third-party IT and business service providers also face a changing market and are taking steps to align themselves with the new business realities and new market opportunities. You need to understand the current debate in the service...

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6 reasons to hire a marketing consultant

Are you skeptical when you hear the term "consultant"? You might be surprised to know how many entrepreneurs swear by their services.

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Government workers fight Trump on his own turf -- Twitter

When government employees decided to fight back against the Trump administration’s crackdown on scientific research, they took to Trump’s favorite and most effective outlet.

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Apple's new HQ, Apple Park, will open in April

The Cupertino campus designed by Steve Jobs will pay tribute to Apple's late founder with a 1,000-seat auditorium, the Steve Jobs Theater.

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Virtual assistants move into DevOps

DevOps practices are fueling adoption of ChatOps and VoiceOps, in which IT departments are leveraging Slack, Amazon.com’s Alexa and other like tools to automate operations.

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How the DOT discovered its network was compromised by shadow IT

Finding of hundreds of pieces of unauthorized networking equipment, including many off-the-shelf consumer-grade devices, compelled the Department of Transportation CIO to alert department leadership and launch a rearchitecture of the...

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UPS launches an autonomous drone from a delivery truck

In the future, UPS wants its drivers to team up with delivery drones to more efficiently distribute packages to rural areas.

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UPS launches an autonomus drone from a delivery truck in Florida test

In the future, UPS wants its drivers to team up with delivery drones to more efficiently distribute packages to rural areas.

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Uber’s CEO reacts, but who’s buying it?

Yet another story of blatant sexual harassment and discrimination in Silicon Valley has emerged. This time from a former engineer at the already embattled ridesharing company Uber.

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