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5 ways startups are innovating with data

Successful data-driven business models can be built from finding, aggregating and repackaging niche data from unexpected sources.

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5G is critical to the competitiveness and future success of America’s small businesses

5G represents an exciting range of new possibilities, but it's also important not to let the hype overwhelm the need for security, privacy and safety.

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Regulation changes, big acquisitions spark thriving UAE startup scene

Strategic geographical location, government support programs, policy reform, local enterprise resources and a recent history of successful exits are converging to create an environment to nurture the next generation of startups in the...

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Delivering results through the magic of experimentation

Achieving the desired results for your innovation practice starts with identifying business-driven opportunities; exploring disruptive technology in ways that are fast, cheap, and delight your audience; and focusing momentum on the...

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5 ways to fast-track your next AI implementation

Some quick wins around this important enabling technology can further the business case for more investment in broader digital transformation and innovation initiatives.

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What’s in the DNA of an innovator?

An innovation practice starts with a leader who can articulate the tangible value to the organization by cultivating key relationships, developing resiliency and understanding the financials, strategies, markets, products and...

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Policy challenges will inhibit 5G growth If they are not properly addressed

Policymakers need to look beyond spectrum and international competition with China to threats to safety, security, privacy and competition.

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Life after artificial intelligence

AI stands to be the most radically transformative technology ever developed by humankind. What hypothetical situations are looming right around the corner as AI technology rises?

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Amway, the new gig economy and a roadmap for transformation leaders

As it entered the 21st century, Amway found that the new gig economy had brought with it an entirely new host of competitors and that the nature of the market itself was shifting as consumers increasingly engaged digitally. Its...

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Wyndham’s digital innovation elevates the customer experience

With its five-platform digital strategy, Wyndham Hotels & Resorts improves the experiences of all its customers: guests, franchises, and internal team members. CIO Scott Strickland explains how.

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Hermes transforms data infrastructure to speed parcel deliveries

The UK logistics company changed its data model and moved to the cloud, enabling it to offer a host of new services around parcel delivery.

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Building a platform can help you and your customers innovate

A platform will also pay dividends in the long run. Here’s how…

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An enterprise leader’s guide to the changing landscape of technology innovation

We are seeing work split into two broad camps: those that build and support technology, and those that do work that technology cannot (or which we, as a society, are not yet prepared to) automate. As this shift takes root, enterprise...

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The innovation agenda: 4 tips for creating your own disruption

It's no secret that large organizations are at risk of being disrupted by smaller, more nimble competitors. Transformation-minded CIOs should seize this opportunity and create conditions for innovation to thrive.

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CIO Leadership Live with Julie Ouska, CIO/VP, IT at Colorado Community College System

Julie Ouska, CIO/VP, IT, Colorado Community College System, and host Maryfran Johnson discuss disruption in the higher-education space, workforce development and the competitive landscape, as well as IT strategy, leadership and much...

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5 enterprise cloud strategy trends for 2019

Multi-cloud strategies are increasingly top of mind for innovation-seeking CIOs. Another growing trend: FinOps to manage cloud costs effectively.

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Unlocking innovation: Tips for transforming a risk-averse IT culture

A new book from Deloitte and MIT Sloan Management Review offers insights on how to cultivate a culture of innovation.

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Companies are gaining clarity about their digital vision

More executive committees say they understand how digital impacts their business strategy.

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