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Spring 2019: Humanizing the digital experience

Today's digital business strategies come with a list of enticing expectations: improved efficiency, increased productivity, new revenue streams, to name a few. But organizations are finding that to be successful they need to improve...

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The 3 surprising secrets that drive innovation in the digital era

What if creating innovative breakthroughs and developing a much-heralded innovation culture isn't about creating tiger teams or unleashing unbridled, free-wheeling creativity into every corner of the organization? What if driving...

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P&G revitalizes innovation for the digital age

Procter & Gamble CIO Javier Polit, a rare appointment from outside P&G, is retooling the consumer goods giant’s innovation.

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The 11 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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9 components that should be part of every digital CIO’s innovation agenda

CIOs need to be more well-rounded than simply wearing the mantle of "logical" or "creative." They should be good at both, but also dedicated to developing a comprehensive innovation agenda.

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Insurance company finds its digital edge in AI

AXA XL is using artificial intelligence software to help reduce its risk consultants' workload, the latest example of an enterprise adopting software that can help it do more with less.

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Winter 2019: State of the CIO

With digital transformation well under way, IT leaders are expanding their roles to take on business strategy responsibilities, identifying new areas of growth and opportunities for competitive differentiation, according to our 2019...

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Introducing the “lazy economy” business model and implications for CIOs

As you explore the art of the possible around the lazy economy, here are three implications and recommendations for senior IT leaders.

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How do CIOs think about IT transformation?

From fixing how integration is done to jettisoning existing tech debt to helping to drive real business innovation, IT transformation should always be done with the business in mind.

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How to create a culture of innovation

Companies are increasingly looking to IT to develop new products and services. Here’s how to transform your IT organization into an innovation engine.

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15 IT resolutions for 2019

Tech teams need to lose the grunt work, go on a dev diet, and exercise more strategic thinking.

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How to get more innovation from your IT outsourcer

CIOs looking to leverage service providers for disruptive solutions must change how they select, contract with, and manage those partners. 

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Carrefour modernizes food traceability with blockchain

Blockchain is helping the supermarket chain track the provenance of its food products, but knowing your supply chain inside out is the key to making the most of the technology.

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Innovation reboot: Small, practical digital transformation initiatives preferred

Innovation remains one of the key drivers of digital transformation, but today's initiatives may be smaller and more targeted.

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Make your company’s data work harder for you

Rethinking how your company’s activities generate data and focusing on its application to business processes might release hidden sources of value. Enterprises across a range of sectors are forging ahead of their competitors through...

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How to establish a thriving IT innovation hub

Innovation and disruption are essential for business success. An in-house tech hub will help your enterprise meet both goals. Here's how to get started.

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11 digital principles for building a creative digital workforce

It’s important to set core principles for building and nurturing an environment in the organization where curiosity is encouraged, and creative thinking is rewarded.

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An even bigger innovation cycle is coming our way, are you ready?

CIOs have an opportunity to remake their roles, and in turn their companies, by championing innovation.

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Building a virtuous circle of data-driven innovation

Embedding data into product and service development cycles can lead to a virtuous circle of innovation and competitive advantage.

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Managing your innovation pipeline

Successful innovation in a commercial enterprise is a matchmaking exercise that establishes a long-term marriage between a business opportunity and a new or emerging technology.

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