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How much should CIOs care about quantum today?

Quantum computing may not be a cybersecurity concern yet, but CIOs should hope their vendors are already developing software with quantum in mind.

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Get ready for blockchain’s big business breakout

From financial services to agriculture and non-profits, several organizations are betting on the digital ledger technology as the future for facilitating and verifying business transactions.

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Attainable AI, from science fiction to science fact: The reality of today’s AI

Looking into the world of artificial intelligence – the past, the present, the different types of AI and what the future holds.

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Technology at the helm in the Volvo Ocean Race

Predictive analytics, pervasive communications, and intelligent systems played a key role in the around-the-world Volvo Ocean Race.

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How AI is reshaping IT operations

IT organizations are adopting AI-based tools to improve support, optimize infrastructure, and predict system breakdowns, freeing up staff for higher-value tasks.

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Oman develops technology fund to invest in global entrepreneurs

An interview with Yousuf Al Harthy, CEO of the Oman Technology Fund, and Hanan Askalan, a member of the Board of Directors about what the fund is, why it was started and how it operates.

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David Shrier thinks we need a better model of how we deploy new technologies (and he’s right)

Oxford and MIT futurist David Shrier explains how augmented and extended intelligence may protect global governments against cyberattacks.

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Foreseeing the future of EdTech

The history of EdTech and how AI will shape and transform it for years to come.

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From CIO to CEO: Yvonne Wassenaar discusses the future of technology

Brief article descriptor: In this Q&A, Airware CEO Yvonne Wassenaar shares insight into her transition from CIO to CEO, how her IT skills have translated into her new role and what advice she would offer CIOs looking to partner closer...

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The societal impact of AI

If we are going to augment humanity with the machine, we need to do it in a way that doesn’t bring along our mistakes of the past.

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7 tips for battle-testing new technologies

CIOs offer recommendations for conducting proof-of-concept technology tests, as well as vendor “bake-offs.”

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The ethical challenges of AI

Companies need to think in ethical terms as they develop and deploy AI applications.

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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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How blockchain can address the two biggest challenges in healthcare IT

The potential for blockchain to improve healthcare operating efficiencies is significant. The recent spate of blockchain initiatives in healthcare has to demonstrate tangible benefits before we can see significant change in adoption...

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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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IT’s worst addictions (and how to cure them)

Are you a control freak? A data fiend? An infrastructure junkie? Your tech addictions may be bringing your company down. Here's how to go cold turkey.

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Merging with the machine

Emerging technology is converging on augmenting humanity.

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