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What is DataOps? Collaborative, cross-functional analytics

DataOps (data operations) is an emerging discipline that brings together DevOps teams with data engineer and data scientist roles to provide the tools, processes and organizational structures to support the data-focused enterprise.

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Architecture firm transforms client experience with secure cloud collaboration

Perkins+Will CIO Murali Selvaraj has tapped cloud collaboration and identity management services to help architects and clients better share information on high-stakes projects.

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Improve workplace productivity by focusing on AI-enabled conversational experiences

Business leaders need to start looking at how to use AI, machine learning, natural language processing (NLP) and chatbots, to enhance conversational engagement and rich interactions.

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5 use cases for AI in the workplace

Cisco demonstrated how artificial intelligence can be used to improve company meetings.

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CIOs pay attention: VR and AR are about to disrupt your industry

Nvidia’s Holodeck shows how virtual and augmented reality can improve collaboration and speed up business decisions. Companies must get on board or be left behind.

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4 technologies that are enabling workplace transformation

A combination of flexible policies and smart, cutting-edge technology will help you engage your entire workforce – and not just Millennials.

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The missing link in IT collaboration

IT managers must drive digital transformation with seamless, secure and easy ways to share content. It all starts in the meeting room.

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Millennials, mobile and the new face of enterprise collaboration

There are a slew of enterprise collaboration tools on mobile platforms under development or launched by start-ups over the last few years.

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Encouraging and enabling collaboration in modern workplace

When it comes to employee communication and collaboration, IT leaders need to ask themselves, “Are we the gatekeeper to employees collaborating or are we enablers and champions?”

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The keys to a successful remote work strategy

Getting remote work right is tough. But with a mission-driven approach and effective technology, a productive remote work strategy can really pay off.

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Harnessing the power of Slack bots and apps in the workplace

All the team chat apps today allow using bots. Slack leads this area with its “apps” that even have the ability to post custom-formatted content directly to the chat. These bots and apps can either be downloaded from the Slack app...

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Getting to the collaborative mindset

While technology does get the most attention as the most critical for collaboration in an organization, it is actually the least critical factor for success. What is most critical is getting to a 'collaborative mindset.'

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GE is NOT acting its age — and that's a good thing

How GE, a 125-year-old company, is making progress — by acting like a startup.

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Conversational workspaces are the new face of enterprise collaboration

We are shifting towards conversational environments, with newer interfaces, in what is emerging to be new conversational workspace platforms, that are being launched by a plethora of providers from startups to established...

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Atlassian means business

The company repositions itself as a communications and collaboration platform for the enterprise — and, in so doing, offers up some valuable lessons for IT and business leaders coping with the impact and fallout of digital...

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How to make meetings suck less (time and productivity)

Inefficient, unfocused, directionless — meetings waste valuable time and resources every day. Here’s how to shift your company away from ineffective meetings and toward productive collaboration.

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Apple's new mega campus is a big mistake

The late Steve Jobs believed strongly in collaboration, and his last act as Apple's CEO was to start the planning and construction of a huge spaceship looking campus. I believe the mega campus does not live up to its promise.

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Where does innovation belong in the IT department?

To be an innovator, IT needs to be engaged with the business, recommend solutions that help achieve business goals, and take the lead to ensure successful implementations and operations.

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Acquiring new technology: The data intelligence dance

You need to bring together teams from different departments and business lines to develop a more cohesive implementation approach and achieve group consensus. This process is what I refer to as “Data Intelligence” in my book, The Four...

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Why rate of change should be the most important metric in your company

Rate of change is your company's capacity to generate new ideas, and act on them. Most disruptive companies that challenged the status quo, and became industry leaders were not interested in looking for mere strategic advantages, or...

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