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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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How intelligence is transforming B2B commerce

Change is once again coming to commerce and it’s being powered by intelligence. Through the strategic use of advanced intelligence technologies, B2B businesses can now supercharge commerce experiences, making them more powerful and...

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How blockchain is disrupting the insurance industry for the better

The insurance industry will still have obstacles to overcome, but blockchain’s ability to provide complete accountability, transparency and superior security will help insurers save time and money, as well as improve customer...

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How IT can reshape patient care

Struggling to provide a 360-degree view of patients? Learn how an API strategy can help.

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How big data has changed politics

An inside look into how big data is revolutionizing politics, for better or worse.

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6 steps to help drive consumers to your direct channels

As businesses develop ever more complex distribution strategies for selling goods or services online, the integrity and parity of prices on your owned digital channels has never been more important.

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Bank on the Gen Z customer to disrupt the financial services industry

Gen Z is starting to enter college and become more financially independent, which puts pressure on banks to provide them with tailored services and offerings based on their preferences. New technology innovations will help banks...

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Even CIOs need a hard hat: Agile construction is a secret weapon for smarter IT

Agile construction methodologies are dramatically changing how IT infrastructure is being built. Those construction practices will, in turn, give CIOs more flexibility in how they do IT planning and save money on a fast-growing aspect...

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CIO Leadership Live with Sanjay Shringarpure, CIO, E.& J. Gallo Winery | Ep 8

In this Q&A, host Maryfran Johnson talks one-on-one with Sanjay Shringarpure, CIO at E.& J. Gallo Winery, about the changing landscape of IT and innovation technologies in the agriculture industry, the challenges of recruiting talent,...

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Weather data + business data = optimized risk analysis

Gone are the days of relying on weather data alone to increase your operational decision-making. Instead, the most successful companies are merging weather data with other information to innovate the way they analyze risk and reward. ...

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Enterprise CIOs should watch how AI and blockchain build the cannabis industry

The legal cannabis industry is proving to be fast moving and innovative. Its IT leaders have the challenge and the luxury to adopt new technologies, including AI and blockchain, without the limitations of legacy systems. Enterprise...

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Who ‘owns’ the healthcare consumer of the future?

How the ongoing M&A scramble and the frantic pace of digitalization of healthcare are reshaping traditional relationships between healthcare consumers and providers.

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A year after Oracle buy, a focused NetSuite doubles down on verticals, midmarket

When Oracle first announced its agreement to acquire NetSuite, back in July 2016, there was widespread agreement in the tech industry that the deal could allow Oracle to serve a broader range of customers, expand to more vertical...

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10 internet of things success stories

From government, to utilities, to logistics, the internet of things (IoT) is having a profound effect on many industries. Here are organizations from five verticals undergoing transformation thanks to innovative use of IoT...

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Oracle refreshes entire SaaS line, aiming to fuel cloud momentum

As the migration of businesses to the cloud picks up steam, Oracle is intent on keeping up.

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EU wants to ease commercial drone use with future flight rules

The European Commission wants to make it easier for lightweight drones to fly autonomously in European airspace -- with logistics, inspection services and agricultural businesses set to benefit. Last Friday, the Commission...

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How a logistics firm leverages SD-WAN for competitive advantage

Freight forwarding firm JAS Global has cut trimmed millions from its bandwidth costs using network software. Next, it intends to leverage the technology for a predictive analytics system.

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