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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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5 enterprise cloud strategy trends for 2019

Multi-cloud strategies targeted at driving innovation, complemented by containers, Kubernetes and serverless computing, lead the cloud computing trends for 2019.

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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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5 reasons why data-driven innovations fail

Make sure you understand some of the key mistakes that companies make when deploying data-driven products into the market.

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How CIOs tap startups to drive innovation

CIOs are increasingly cozying up to the cutting edge, using Shark Tank-like competitions, reverse pitches, and speed dating to identify startups that will fuel innovation and transform the business.

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7 IT projects primed for augmented reality and virtual reality

From training to data visualization, AR and VR are proving to be bona fide business enabling technologies. Here are areas to consider putting augmented reality and virtual reality to work.

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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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Driving digital strategy at Agero

Bernie Gracy, chief digital officer at Agero, reveals his team’s journey from digitization to digital transformation.

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Artificial intelligence: clearing hurdles to get to value faster

Artificial intelligence excels at specific tasks, and clearing those can prove value (and investment) quickly.

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How Monsanto leverages startups to catalyze transformation

Monsanto’s Partnership Platform encourages external and internal collaboration to drive innovation and accelerate digital transformation across the company.

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A new patent myth in Washington

A flawed study prompts developments in Congress and the Patent and Trademark Office that threaten progress made against trolls.

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XaaS success: Proving the value of ‘everything as a service’

CIOs are consumerizing IT in new ways, including rolling out self-service analytics and proof-of-concept-as-a-service solutions. Welcome to the age of XaaS.

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