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What is quantum computing? A machine learning supercharger businesses can’t ignore

Quantum computing is gradually gaining ground as an enterprise solution for machine learning that could boost AI to new heights. Here’s what it is, how it works and who is already testing its potential for business.

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Why technology will never (fully) replace salespeople

And how, by recognizing how technology empowers both buyers and sellers, the best salesmen will gain access to new insights and improve their output.

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Taking to the skies – using drones in the insurance industry

The IoT will play an increasing part in the digital transformation of insurance and reinsurance. Insurtechs and insurers have many uses for UAVs, or drones.


Driscoll’s cultivates digital strategy with AI, blockchain

The berry producer is exploring emerging technologies to establish a holistic view of the business, from research and development to business operations.

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Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey's DX dive into virtual medicine

Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey takes the next step in its digital transformation, which includes digital doctors, an agile culture and helping customers get a better handle on healthcare.

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Blockchain is poised for a big business breakout

Enterprises in logistics, financial services and agriculture are betting on the digital ledger technology as the future for facilitating and verifying business transactions.

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Robotic process automation brings a new approach to common M&A challenges

New techniques are being identified to leverage the power of RPA to realize more than a dozen benefits, such as reducing processing errors, freeing up teams to perform more knowledge-based work and accelerating the divestiture and...

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Meeting enterprise objectives with a new “twist” on reality

AR and VR hold great promise beyond the gaming industry. These immersive new technologies can transform the way companies do business.

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MSC Cruises digitizes the passenger experience

Leveraging networking technology from HPE and Aruba, MSC Cruises has modernized the cruise ship experience.

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The approach to IT modernization at NYU Langone Health

A major, complex modernization initiative provides example of two success factors in managing transformational change.

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5 things to know about contextual computing

While context-aware computing could very well be the next big thing, it's not exactly new. But that doesn't make it any less important.

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5 practical ways AR can be used in business today

AR is here to stay. The question is no longer “should I use AR at my business?” but “what kind of AR will work best?” The answer to that is different for everyone.

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4 business applications for natural language processing

Four natural language processing business applications being developed today that we’ll all use tomorrow.

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Mingis on Tech: The building blocks of ... blockchain

One of the biggest topics in IT right now involves blockchain, the distributed ledger tech that underpins Bitcoin and cryptocurrency. Here's a look at what it is, what it does, and how companies are already using it.

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Who in the C-suite owns emerging technology?

Dividing up ownership and responsibility doesn’t have to be a clash of Titans.

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Blockchain pilots show big-business promise

The much-hyped, little-understood distributed ledger technology takes aim at big business, with promising pilot programs and rising demand for blockchain skills, though security and buy-in questions remain.

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CIOs, listen up: voice recognition meets the printer!

Voice/speech recognition is increasingly a part of the new technology paradigm the CIO is confronted with. The sector is rapidly evolving and what was hitherto considered a home-fad is rapidly making inroads in the office environment....

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AI – hype or here today?

Artificial Intelligence is at the top of the “hype cycle,” but it is moving so quickly that unless you jump on the bandwagon now, you risk being left behind.

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