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Tesla, the data company

Tesla is harnessing artificial intelligence and machine learning to build one of the most innovative neural networks in the world.

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The new innovation model: monetizing healthcare data

Healthcare enterprises are launching programs to monetize patient medical data by offering access to researchers and innovators. How these initiatives can benefit all stakeholders (or leave out some).

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How AI/ML is helping to eradicate poverty

In 2015, the UN Member States adopted a 2030 Sustainable Global Agenda. 17 aggressive objectives were recognized, of which the elimination of poverty was at the top. Since the SGA was created, ongoing gatherings of some of the...

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Can crime be predicted with AI/ML?

US law enforcement believes they can and will be able to predict future crime events, proactively diffuse possible violent and criminal hotspots ahead of an actual criminal occurrence. Although in its infancy within law enforcement,...

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States should not rush to pass laws affecting auto dealer and auto consumer data

Due to cybersecurity and other impending regulations, patience is key.

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Lithium-ion a pawn in economic domination

Global manipulation and domination of necessary elements and components like cobalt – a major element for lithium-ion battery storage – may also contribute to global economic and political domination as well. China is investing its...

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How healthcare can overcome the risk and costs of harnessing digital health innovation

The declining funding rates for early-stage digital health startups is curiously at odds with the burning desire in healthcare enterprises to drive technology-led innovation and accelerate digital transformation.

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The next frontier of AI in healthcare

As healthcare organizations rush to take on AI, it is imperative to include in the AI strategy the process-centric approach, which could be a ticket to a sustainable competitive advantage.

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The great conundrum of data liquidity in healthcare

A new HHS ruling aims to push healthcare towards greater data interoperability. However, data liquidity will face a host of challenges.

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Using data management to build personalized learning experiences

Microsoft’s latest acquisition shows how combining pedagogy and technology can dramatically improve learning outcomes.

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Healthcare IT’s ‘Lord of the Rings’ problem

A recent report by the AHA highlights the progress with interoperability and the challenges ahead. However, it leaves us with nagging doubts about the pace of progress and whether we are addressing interoperability challenges...

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One CIO’s perspective on the people, process and technology formula for business success

According to IBM, business transformation initiatives often ignore the people aspect of change initiatives. Drew Saur, CIO of the Palmer Family of Companies has always focused on people first, process second and technology third. Saur...

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Data-driven innovation in the insurance sector

Data is being used by new entrants in many industries and the insurance sector is no different. CIOs and other senior managers can learn a lot from examining the strategies adopted by startups as they both challenge and partner with...

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The battle of the health clouds

Several large tech firms have launched health clouds to tap into the burgeoning digital health ecosystem. However, the health cloud value proposition may not be entirely clear at this time.

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The audacious early days of CIO magazine

How the magazine for and about CIOs got its start.

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How digital transformation is shaping industries

Digital transformation is creating an opportunity for innovation across all industries that is nothing short of a renaissance. From retail to life sciences, we are seeing a complete reinvention of products, services and experiences...

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State of PA takes on digital transformation initiative to improve citizen services

An interview with John MacMillan, Deputy Secretary for Information Technology and CIO for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, on the need to improve citizen services in PA.

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Striking a delicate balance: Technology should augment, not replace, human interaction in banking

Technology can contribute limitless value to humans, thanks to the power of data and analytics to more efficiently serve banking customers. But banks must never forget that the person is still the pivotal component of that...

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