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Why IT innovation follows failure

What kind of leaders actively encourages failure? The good ones.

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Half of work activities could be automated by 2055

A McKinsey researcher says that while robots and machines will usurp some jobs, most humans will take on new roles as automation boosts productivity.

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Can AI beat the best at Texas hold'em?

Heads-up no-limit Texas hold'em may be the final frontier in the battle of man vs. machine. Artificial intelligence developed by a Carnegie Mellon University professor and a Ph.D student is taking on four of the top pros in the world...

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CIOs walking digital tightrope between opportunity and risk

These are scary, exciting times for CIOs who must tackle digital transformations.

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Digital transformation forces businesses to rethink cybersecurity

Enterprises are increasingly bringing together security professionals with operations teams and developers.

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Amazon.com's Alexa now lets you order wings

Wingstop has launched a voice-based ordering service that leverages Alexa, Amazon.com’s popular virtual assistant technology that’s seeing momentum across several sectors.

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10 health IT conferences you shouldn’t miss

If you work in the healthcare industry, these are the 10 health IT conferences you won’t want to miss in 2017.

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CIO, CMO partner to drive used car sales

CarMax has revamped its website and is testing a new home delivery service thanks to a close collaboration between its CMO and CIO.

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Millennials push for public cloud, innovation

Millennials are moving into IT decision-maker roles in their organizations. A study by Microsoft and Wakefield Research suggests they are more likely than their non-millennial peers to push their organizations to embrace the public...

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Capital One rides the cloud to tech company transformation

Capital One, one of the top 10 largest banks in the U.S. with $313 billion in total assets, wants to be a tech company that also is a top financial services provider.

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Emphasizing innovation

Two CIOs say innovation happens in settings where collaboration is paramount and failure is acceptable.

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Master Class: Digital Edge 25 honorees pioneer the digital-centric enterprise

IDG's Digital Edge 25 awards recognize digital transformation initiatives with significant, measurable business impact.

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How IT leaders can define and drive IT innovation

While innovation is a goal of most organizations, many IT leaders are hard-pressed to define what innovation is. The CIO Executive Council outlines four essential principles for IT leaders to keep in mind as they develop or hone their...

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How API adoption can boost annual profits

Boston University professors have quantified the value of APIs, the software fueling digital platforms for the likes of Apple, Facebook, Google, Uber and Airbnb. However, few companies recognize the value of APIs.

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Ready for action: 6 big ideas in digital transformation

Read the inside stories from leading-edge organizations using digital technologies to become more agile, more flexible and more profitable. This 49-page report features advice from IT executives at the U.S. Postal Service, Hunter...

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Internet of Things poised to transform cities

Local, state and federal government officials agree that smart cities initiatives, enabled by the Internet of Things (IoT), will deliver cost and operational efficiencies.

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Formula One puts you in the Grand Prix with VR and AR

Last week, Formula One and Tata Communications provided a peek into the future of motorsport when they announced the winners of its 2016 F1 Connectivity Innovation Prize, focused on fan-created virtual reality and augmented reality...

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With IBM's Watson, GlaxoSmithKline tackles sniffle and cough questions

GlaxoSmithKline plans to team up with IBM's artificial intelligence-fueled Watson to reach customers.

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CIOs move more dollars to digital transformation

CIOs are investing more money in technologies that support shifts to digital services intended to woo and retain customers, according to Gartner’s 2017 CIO agenda survey.

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CIO's move to chief customer officer role signals trend

As CIOs are increasingly called upon to pitch their company’s products, long-time Equinix CIO Brian Lillie has a new job: Massaging the customer experience for the data center service provider.

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