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How the State of Georgia provides innovative digital services to citizens

An interview with Nikhil Deshpande of Office of Digital Services for the State of Georgia on how he and his team provides digital services to digital citizens in innovative ways.

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IoT, Corfu and the future of research at VMware

VMware Chief Research Officer David Tennenhouse focuses on data-grounded insights and emerging technology to enhance the customer experience.

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6 trends shaping IT cloud strategies today

From multi-cloud strategies to cost containment and container orchestration, CIOs are getting more pragmatic and prudent when taking advantage of the cloud’s economies of scale.

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Using mobile location data to track the Amazon bump, and other retail data innovations

The new partnership between Amazon and Kohl’s is just the type of forward-thinking experiment retailers may need to succeed in today's competitive commerce landscape. These companies looked past their competitive motivations to make...

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Australian State develops fund to spark government innovation

Sam Hannah-Rankin, Director Public Sector Innovation for Department of Premier and Cabinet (Vic) in Australia, discusses the launch of a fund aimed at sparking innovation in Australia.

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Why it’s dicey to de-prioritize digital innovation

How do you help the digital innovation flywheel gain momentum while trying to also keep the lights on? Develop a strong digital foundation and an optimal operating model.

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Intrapreneurs talk about their experience of corporate startup life

Waffle and WhoZoo founders Andrew Homeyer and Simon Cockayne talk about building a business inside CA’s corporate incubator.


Do you have a compelling innovation story?

Three keys to achieving a successful transition to innovation.

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What the innovation lab looks like, circa 2018

Taking a look at an innovation lab of a multinational insurance company that wasn’t exactly born digital.

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5 ways for public sector leaders to accelerate innovation in 2018

Different approaches that can help to further advance the way ideas are sourced, shared, scoped and shepherded through the innovation process, so that public sector organizations can improve the yield of ideas moving through their...

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6 secrets of highly innovative CIOs

Forward-looking CIOs are not only modernizing legacy systems, they’re redefining how IT works. Here’s a look at how to shift from an IT order-taker to a next-gen technology leader.

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The 12 biggest issues IT faces today

From securing IoT to retraining IT talent to finding new revenue streams, CIOs have more than their share of concerns keeping them up at night.

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Stuck in the middle? How to break the barriers to innovation

Collaboration between startups and enterprises can greatly accelerate the rate of innovation with limited risk.

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Businesses of all sizes have a lot to learn from the startup world

Taking a page out of the book of these new disruptors will open the door to new opportunities to collaborate, to merge conventional wisdom with disruptive thinking and to create business models of the future.

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To innovate, look outside your industry

To improve patient care, Carolinas HealthCare System's Craig Richardville looks to other industries for emerging technologies and innovative ideas.

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IT leaders reflect on 2017’s most enduring lessons

IT leaders from Cal Poly Pomona, Align Technology, Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission and Vanderbilt University share the most impactful lesson they learned in 2017.

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CIO Leadership Live with Ron Guerrier, CIO at Farmers Insurance | Ep 2

In this episode, host Maryfran Johnson and Ron Guerrier, CIO at Farmers Insurance, discuss building an IT innovation ecosystem, and the impact of next-generation technologies on the insurance industry.

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7 considerations when creating a corporate innovation lab

How do I understand the consequences of technological change and position my company to capitalize on the opportunities?

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