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How blockchain is disrupting the insurance industry for the better

The insurance industry will still have obstacles to overcome, but blockchain’s ability to provide complete accountability, transparency and superior security will help insurers save time and money, as well as improve customer...

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How blockchain is impacting information security in companies

Blockchain has the ability to impact and disrupt multiple business sectors; and as hacking, phishing and security threats are becoming more prominent, companies are turning to groundbreaking technologies to protect not only their...

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5 top blockchain trends of 2018

Watch for Internet of Things connectivity, increased use of smart contracts, increased regulation, content streaming, and blockchain in the jobs market.

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Can blockchain rescue journalism?

Falling print ad margins and loss of online ad revenue to aggregators have put publishers and content creators in a bind.

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Mingis on Tech: The blockchain evolution, from services...to smartphones

Oracle joins other major tech vendors by rolling out its blockchain-as-a-service offering, and two smartphone makers plan to include the technology in new devices this year. Get the latest on the blockchain craze.

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What’s disrupting supply chain and procurement?

Some innovations have already hit, others not yet. Best to be prepared.

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On the ledge with blockchain? 3 reasons why diving in is better than holding off

Rather than waiting for peers and competitors to lay the groundwork for blockchain, today’s IT leaders should consider the advantages of going early into this innovation frontier.

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8 technologies driving health care M&As

Forty-eight percent of respondents to a West Monroe survey cited using technology to disrupt incumbents as one of their top drivers for making health care acquisitions. Here’s a look at what they’re buying.

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How SMBs can take advantage of the red-hot sharing economy

The sharing economy is expanding beyond peer-to-peer dealings among consumers and has now made its way into businesses-to-business transactions. SMBs would do well to consider participating in this rapidly growing sector.

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Mingis on Tech: Using blockchain to track carbon credits

With blockchain technology showing up in everything from global shipping to cloud storage and real estate transactions, it's no surprise that it's now seen as a way to help companies trade and sell carbon credits.

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What is blockchain technology?

Cryptocurrency such as Bitcoin has garnered most of the media coverage and hype to date, but keep your eye on blockchain – this new technology is poised to change IT in much the same way open-source software did a quarter century ago....

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Blockchain needs innovators and risk managers working together

Whether blockchain’s on your roadmap, or you’re still searching for the perfect use case, there’s one thing you shouldn’t overlook. CIOs need legal, internal audit, and compliance leads on their teams.

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Mingis on Tech: Reflections on RSA 2018

This year's RSA security conference focused on a variety of cybersecurity topics – everything from blockchain to the looming GDPR rules. CSO's Steve Ragan was there and offers insights on what he learned.

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A CEO’s blockchain guide 2018

A new report from IDG Connect looks at blockchain in 2018

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Blockchain for midmarket companies: Identifying use cases

Blockchain can help midmarket companies securely process transactions. The challenge is identifying where to apply the technology.

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Enterprise CIOs should watch how AI and blockchain build the cannabis industry

The legal cannabis industry is proving to be fast moving and innovative. Its IT leaders have the challenge and the luxury to adopt new technologies, including AI and blockchain, without the limitations of legacy systems. Enterprise...

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Technologies that will disrupt business in 2018

From artificial intelligence to augmented reality, these dozen disruptive technologies and trends will begin driving how business gets done at forward-thinking organizations this year.

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Ecommerce will be safer than ever thanks to blockchain technology

The current model has already proven itself to be insufficient, and the consequences of inaction could impact not just retailers themselves, but millions of users across the globe.

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