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Common (and avoidable) divestiture headaches

July 19, 2018

Via: CIO

As more companies act on their transformation strategies, many see divestments as a way to put more resources into growing their core businesses. This is one reason that nearly 9 out of 10 companies plan to divest assets in the […]


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3 Optimization Strategies of Successful CIOs

July 17, 2018

Via: CIO

As CTO of Velocity Technology Solutions, I have the great pleasure of speaking with many CIOs every month – listening to their challenges, understanding their strategies for meeting them, and learning more about what is working and what isn’t. With […]


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What gives you the right to be a retailer? Ask your customers!

July 16, 2018

Via: CIO

Companies of all types, sizes and flavors—from utilities to hotel chains—are more deeply exploring their roles in retail. While these companies are already customer-facing organizations, as retailers they are progressing into a more direct “channel” relationship with their valuable customers. […]


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How the power of communication serves IT

July 16, 2018

Via: CIO

I recently had a very interesting and thought-provoking discussion with Michael Gabriel, the former CIO of HBO and currently the founder and CEO of Quantum Barometer. We discussed how interpersonal communication between IT individuals and open two-way communication between IT […]


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Academic expert says Google and Facebook’s AI researchers aren’t doing science

July 13, 2018

Via: The Next Web

The field of artificial intelligence, to those on the outside, must appear to be an orderly gathering of intellectuals collaborating at the cutting edge of technology. It’s not. If you dig beyond the hyperbole of Elon Musk and the wonders […]


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Microsoft Teams’ new free plan looks like a better deal than Slack’s

July 12, 2018

Via: The Next Web

It’s not secret Slack has dominated workplace communication among tech companies the last few years, but Microsoft began to fight back when it introduced Teams back in 2016. There was just one problem: Teams didn’t have a free option. That […]


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Solving the communications signal-to-noise ratio

July 11, 2018

Via: CIO

The application overload issue There is an overabundance of communications and collaboration tools available for enterprises. While this pushes innovation in many respects, the avalanche of apps has created productivity and security concerns within organizations. With myriad silo applications being […]


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How IT can reshape patient care

July 10, 2018

Via: CIO

Imagine having the ability to detect cancerous tissue within 10 seconds via a pen-shaped device, or the ability to receive an organ donation on-demand via a 3D printer. These scenarios are becoming a reality, as the frontend of healthcare technology […]


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3 enterprise tech trends to digitize your operations

July 9, 2018

Via: CIO

1. Mobile and remote workforces will be necessary to access global talent The overall tech industry is already seeing talent gaps, especially when it comes to data scientists and data engineers. These advanced professionals go above and beyond programming, coding, […]


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Facebook and Twitter’s new focus on ad transparency is a welcome, flawed improvement

June 29, 2018

Via: The Next Web

Facebook and Twitter have, within a few hours of each other, revealed new ad transparency measures this week. In both cases, the company in question reveals more details about what ads each account or page is running. It’s also offering […]