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Onboarding your new co-worker – AI

Embedding artificial intelligence into the business like a skilled new employee.

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Digital transformation is driving hybrid cloud investment trends

As enterprises go through their own digital transformation journeys, hybrid cloud environments are becoming the platform for agility, innovation and automating data services.

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Deep learning is more accessible to mainstream enterprises

The ecosystem of partners and platforms are making deep learning experimentation easier for a larger number of enterprises.

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How 3D printing can affect your supply chain

3D printing has been used for prototyping for decades, but now it’s starting to creep into production process too. Even if you’re not printing things yourself, that change is going to have implications for your supply chain management....

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Revitalizing ITSM with a new ITIL framework

With the excitement of a new version of ITIL (IT infrastructure library), there should be a resurgence of interest in ITSM (IT service management) as well.

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New Uber diversity report encouraging, but tech industry still struggles

Uber is making progress towards greater diversity and inclusion, while efforts elsewhere are stalling as ‘diversity fatigue’ creeps in.

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5 imperatives for CIOs in this ‘measure everything’ era

As a CIO, the only constant is change, new requirements, new demands and less budget. This article looks at the factors a successful CIO will need to embrace to be successful in this new age of instrumentation where everything has a...

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CIO Hall of Fame honorees

Meet the CIOs enshrined in the the CIO Hall of Fame — from the Class of 1997 to the Class of 2018.

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What #GDPRjokes tell us about the coming regulations

A glimpse inside the humor of GDPR’s impact on storing and controlling data.

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A roadmap forward for payments

Payments have received significant interest and investment over the last several years. However, no one has created a solution having the complete value proposition of paper and plastic predecessors.

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Gmail as a productivity tool for small businesses

The popularity of Gmail has spawned a host of third party tools that help small business owners up their productivity and increase business. As a small business owner, here are a few productivity areas you must consider investing in.

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How millennials are changing B2B commerce

Millennials’ technology habits are accelerating the adoption of digital commerce.

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The possibilities and perils of platforms

There is a lot of buzz around the notion of platforms. This article communicates how platforms start with evaluating the organization's operating model to identify areas to expose one's firm as a platform. Once the business vision...

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SAP Ariba’s platform strategy

A discussion with Barry Padgett, President, SAP Ariba.

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It’s time for manufacturers to get Lean

Lean tools for product innovation help enterprises embrace change and achieve agility at scale.

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The Facebook debacle shouldn’t swing the pendulum toward data overprotection

A deeper dive into controlling and protecting data in the wake of Facebook’s “Cambridge Analytica scandal” and the unintended consequences of lost access from higher standards. Enterprises should address the trade-offs up front as...

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Lessons learned from an EHR implementation (and my wife)

While IT implementation challenges may seem similar across industries, it often takes a deeper dive into a profession’s nuances and specific constraints to fully understand potential barriers to success. I was reminded of this...

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The value of multiple modalities in IT training

Four reasons why IT training programs should offer a variety of learning options.

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When and how to get started with deep learning in digital transformation programs

Artificial intelligence is transitioning from an emerging technology to one that more enterprises are piloting and incorporating into their digital transformation programs.

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How blockchain can address the two biggest challenges in healthcare IT

The potential for blockchain to improve healthcare operating efficiencies is significant. The recent spate of blockchain initiatives in healthcare has to demonstrate tangible benefits before we can see significant change in adoption...

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