Innovation

Innovation news, analysis, research, how-to, opinion, and video.

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GE is NOT acting its age — and that's a good thing

How GE, a 125-year-old company, is making progress — by acting like a startup.

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What blockchain technology means for venture capital

A look at how blockchain technology is disrupting the VC space.

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Effective partnerships drive innovation

By collaborating with smart organizations of all sizes, corporations drive productivity gains both for their customers and for their own professionals. It’s a win-win for all parties.

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As an IT leader, what do you do when you don’t know what to do?

As the pace of innovation gets faster so does the ambiguity in work environment. Lack of clarity is the new norm in our daily professional life. Do you know how to be successful in an increasingly ambiguous environment?

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How technical innovation is revolutionizing M&A IT integration

IT innovations are driving significant improvement and success in the delivery of next-generation M&A IT integration projects.

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How Mastercard is preparing for contextual commerce

Your everyday devices will one day pay for goods and services themselves. Ed McLaughlin is fueling the payment processing platform to make this happen.

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How IoT is helping insurers move from the mitigation to elimination of risk

As digitally native consumers expect higher levels of engagement, insurance companies are identifying new ways to improve customer experience and turning policies for the first time into living, breathing products.

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Do IT like Darwin

Darwin died in 1882. But if you read Darwin’s writings and follow his broader patterns of thinking, there are a lot of lessons you could adopt for business in a very different time.

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Prepare the cavalry: The makings of an IT revolution

IT professionals are on a never-ending journey for validation and respect, or as I like to call it, “The Road to IT Relevance.” As we all know, the battles can be messy, the causalities great, and the opposition fierce. But we also...

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What is ‘anticipatory IT’? An IT strategy for staving off digital disruption

Anticipating future opportunities based on hard and soft trends is a crucial weapon in helping CIOs stave off digital disruption. Does your organization have what it takes to commit to an ‘anticipatory IT’ strategy?

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Bimodal transformation: Avoiding five common pitfalls to success

A bimodal transformation approach can instill innovation, provide a less-risky way to experiment, and encourage change. But it's critical that companies stay focused on a well-defined project plan and keep sight of any potential...

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Artificial intelligence and digital communication are disrupting the contact center space

How do you know what to focus your R&D resources on right now? The Innovator's Dilemma is happening right now in the contact center space. Artificial intelligence and digital communication is changing everything.

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CIO.com honors the 2017 CIO 100 winners and Hall of Fame inductees

We celebrate the 30th anniversary of the CIO 100 awards program by recognizing 100 organizations for their business and technology innovation and are proud to announce this year's class of CIO Hall of Fame inductees.

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TD Ameritrade accelerates innovation with agile, design thinking

Your innovation center may indeed move fast and break things, but if you actually want to get products to market, don't underestimate the importance of agile development and design thinking.

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Developing product management disciplines that drive digital transformation

Leverage product management disciplines to ensure that you are developing the right experiences that address end-user needs and values

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Technology-led innovation in digital health: The law of inverse relationships

Digital health solutions, especially those built on emerging technologies, face a conundrum of high investments and low returns in the near term. Crossing the chasm requires an understanding of key market factors.

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Step aside venture capital: Corporates are stepping up to the plate

For a few years now there’s been a tremendous amount of VC investment available for scaling tech businesses. But things are changing. Corporates are now getting in on the act, building relationships with early-stage ventures and...

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The powerful link between focus and creative output

Creative output requires a lot of hard work and perseverance; it isn't always about flow.

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6 trends shaping IT cloud strategies today

From cost containment to hybrid strategies, CIOs are getting more creative in taking advantage of the latest offerings and the cloud’s economies of scale.

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Digital transformation-driven productivity

Don't underestimate the incredible power of DX turned inward, toward enhancing internal organizational productivity.

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