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IDG Tech Spotlight  >  Edge Computing [ CIO / September 2020 ]
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How platform thinking drives innovation at Visteon

Raman Mehta, CIO, discusses the shift from traditional manufacturing to software engineering at one of the world’s largest cockpit electronics companies.

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Is your business about to be disrupted by data?

The challenge of dealing with COVID-19 comes on top of recent trends in data-driven innovation and presents challenges and opportunities for companies across all sectors.

Rita Fisher, CIO and SVP of Supply Chain, Reynolds Consumer Products

Predictive analytics unlocks factory capacity at Reynolds

Rita Fisher, CIO and SVP of Supply Chain, discusses her approach to digitizing plant operations at the global consumer products company.

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4 steps to process automation success

For Navistar CIO Julie Ragland, shifting the IT discussion from cost to value was key to overcoming obstacles to process automation.

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Reskilling helps Stanley future-proof its factories

Committed to forging 10 million ‘makers’ by 2030, Stanley Black & Decker is training up factory workers to work with robotics, AI, IoT and AR. Here’s how the power tools manufacturer is doing it.

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3 practices Industrial IoT can learn from digital health and the Internet of Medical Things

The human-centric focus of healthcare has given digital health developers a different perspective on how they deploy IoT technology. Industrial developers can learn from these practices – patient first, the Quadruple Aim and the Nudge...

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How augmented reality boosts training and productivity

Augmented reality is gaining ground as a way to improve employee training, boost field worker productivity and optimize operational performance.

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5G: The carrier-grade digital infrastructure for the software-defined factory of the future

5G is here and there has been growing interest in what the next-generation mobile network technology means for industry. Telecom operators and industrial OT (Operational Technology) players have been investigating the use cases and...

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8 technologies that will disrupt business in 2020

From artificial intelligence to augmented reality, these eight disruptive technologies and trends will begin driving how business gets done at forward-thinking organizations in the years to come.

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Made in India? Vietnam? Mexico?

Due to the US trade war with China, accusations of China’s theft of US intellectual property, China’s cyberattacks, China’s human rights violations, conflict in the South China Sea and the total US economic and political competition...

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Heidelberg data platform transforms the printing press

The 150-year-old company’s interactive digital platform gives its industrial offset press customers real-time access to data about the service and performance status of their print shops.

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CIO Digital Magazine, November-December 2016

Cover story: Five winners of the CIO.com and Drexel University Analytics 50 awards share details of their projects, lessons learned and advice.

Special report: platforms play big in the cloud

This latest report in our C-Suite 360 series takes a full-spectrum look at the opportunities and risks in cloud computing, offering up the expert information your organization needs to set its cloud strategy.

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CIO Digital Magazine, October 2016

Cover story: Uniting the digital enterprise. Enterprise mobility management isn't just for mobile devices and apps anymore, it's for truly becoming an extended enterprise.

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CIO Digital Magazine, September 2016

Cover story: Big data on campus. Facing federal and state pressure to raise retention and graduation rates, dozens of colleges and universities are developing analytics tools to help students make better decisions about everything...

Research report: IT security's looming tipping point

Even as security draws board-level attention, many IT professionals give their organizations’ infosec practices low marks. This special report from CIO, CSO and Computerworld reveals how to tip the balance in the right direction.

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CIO Digital Magazine, August 2016

Cover story: Cloud-based ERP will eventually rule, and on-premises software is destined for legacy status. How can IT ensure a smooth transition?

CIO Wrapsheet: A CIO's guide to understanding analytics

Today's data-driven business runs on the almighty algorithm. Here's how to get the most out of your data analytics.

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