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5 factors that will shape data-driven innovation in 2020

The coming year promises new challenges and opportunities for companies building data-driven services.

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9 pitfalls to scaling innovation from pilot to production

From a lack of a handoff plan to a failure to loop in business users at the right time, innovative projects all too often stall when pushed out into the real world. Here’s how to do it right.

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RPA and AI help ADP work smarter and faster

CIO Vipul Nagrath discusses how the payroll software company is leveraging technology to improve the customer experience.

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10 reasons IT leaders fail at innovation

Tech leaders have been given an innovation mandate, but many still struggle to build a robust innovation capability. What’s holding them back?

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IT’s new ROI: Return on innovation

CIOs struggle to temper business expectations of 100 percent innovation success with the realities. Here’s how to foster a healthy innovation outlook.

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Co-innovating with startups: 5 steps for success

Startups can help your organization kick-start innovation. Here’s how CIOs can hone their approach to courting fledgling vendors of emerging technologies while reducing risk.

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5 unexpected learnings from the past five years of IoT.

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How CIOs stoke the fires for the business engine of innovation

CIOs tell me that they want to do more than align to the business agenda. They want a role in business innovation. But how do they achieve it?

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Tracking economic disruption in the digital age

From carriages to quantum computing, have today's industries learned how to harness creative destruction?

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The reverse pitch: Enlisting startups to hone innovation

Aflac, Bayer and Bosch are among a growing number of enterprises leveraging the ‘reverse pitch,’ in which companies pose business challenges they will pay winning startups to solve.

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Innovative CIOs strike back against digital disruption

CIOs from every industry are looking to outmaneuver startups by taking a page from the disruptor’s playbook to deliver innovative digital products and services.

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A multi-channel approach to experimentation

Engage your business partners and customers where they are by creating a multi-channel approach to experimentation that positions your organization as a technology leader.

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Big business: You, too, can growth hack

Big businesses have a lot of potential to unlock and can be scrappy to great effect if they push traditional approaches aside. The key is to always keep rethinking and continue reinventing.

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IT’s latest survival skill: Embracing risk

In today’s digital business world, IT has to stop playing it safe, as you can’t innovate without taking some risks. Still most IT professionals remain deeply risk-averse.

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Make way for the new CIO: The chief innovation officer

The chief innovation officer role has increased in visibility, thanks to digital transformations, which often include the two flavors of CIO working in tandem.

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7 ways to foster greater IT creativity

Creativity is the spark that ignites innovation. Creating a team that's eager to apply IT knowledge in new and exciting ways can lead to long-term, enterprise-wide benefits.

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Raytheon’s cloud-based test bed takes risk out of innovation

Implementing new technology in the defense industry comes with a lot of considerations. Here’s how Raytheon development a virtual environment for experimentation without risk.

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5 ways startups are innovating with data

Successful data-driven business models can be built from finding, aggregating and repackaging niche data from unexpected sources.

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