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Augmented reality edges into IT operations

Enterprise augmented reality can offer some benefits to IT operations, but high prices and usability issues are hindering adoption

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Why a smart city is an asset to the citizen and the city itself

The future of smart cities is about delivering the right technology across all departments and connecting that to real-world experience of citizens and operational needs of the city.

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Humans and machines meet in the missing middle

Why understanding the “and” is a fundamental principle for becoming an AI-empowered business.

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What is RPA? A revolution in business process automation

More CIOS are turning to robotic process automation to eliminate tedious tasks, freeing corporate workers to focus on higher value work. But RPA requires proper design, planning and governance if it's to bolster the business, experts...

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Augmented reality examples: 9 ways companies are putting AR to work

AR is no longer a future tech dream; it has become a realistic, game-changing tool for visualizing data in industries from engineering and manufacturing to construction and healthcare.

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Wi-Charge demos wireless charging over distance

The ability to charge hardware over distances of several meters has always seemed to be something of a pipe dream. But Wi-Charge says the technology works – and actual product shipments could begin early in 2019.

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Emerging technology adoption: striking a balance between innovation and risk management

Companies that are transforming themselves and enabling emerging and disruptive technologies can take four initial but concrete steps to strike the right balance between innovation and risk management.

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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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