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What is natural language processing? The business benefits of NLP explained

Natural language processing is a branch of AI that enables computers to understand, process, and generate language just as people do — and its use in business is rapidly growing.

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Security vs. innovation: IT's trickiest balancing act

An innovative initiative is only as successful as it is secure. Here’s how CIOs are balancing risk-taking with risk aversion.

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What is a technology roadmap? A plan for managing digital transformation

With technology comes constant change — and that’s why it is more important than ever to have a solid technology roadmap to help plan for your company’s future.

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Anticipatory IT: Your strategy for staving off digital disruption

Anticipating future opportunities based on hard and soft trends is crucial for CIOs seeking to avoid disruption. Does your organization have what it takes to commit to an ‘anticipatory IT’ strategy?

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SAPinsider Barcelona: User community focuses on move to S4/HANA

SAP users and experts from Europe and all over the world are meeting to discuss migrating to S/4HANA and the cloud.

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4 promising AR/VR pilots in business

Augmented reality and virtual reality implementations are emerging across several sectors, thanks to their value in providing remote training and hands-free access to information.

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Information technology – what is it good for?

Technology fads come and go over time but the fundamental business benefits that IT can deliver remain the same. Any technology initiative that can produce dramatic improvements in process automation, data democratization or ease of...

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IT asset management (ITAM): A centralized approach to managing IT systems and assets

Companies rely on a wide range of technology for day-to-day business. A strong ITAM strategy will help you oversee and optimize the full lifecycle of each individual piece.

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What is process improvement? A business methodology for efficiency and productivity

A broken business process can cost your business time and money. But pinpointing exactly where a process breaks down — and where it can be improved — isn’t an exact science.

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8 technologies that will disrupt business in 2020

From artificial intelligence to augmented reality, these eight disruptive technologies and trends will begin driving how business gets done at forward-thinking organizations in the years to come.

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What is ITSM? Managing IT to serve business needs

IT service management (ITSM) is a set of policies, processes and procedures that helps businesses build structure around the lifecycle of IT services, from creation to management and upkeep.

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Business requirements: Tracing project deliverables to business goals

Any successfully executed IT project is guided by pre-defined business requirements. Here’s how to ensure project deliverables and resource allocation trace back to business needs.

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What is Kaizen? A business strategy focused on improvement

Kaizen offers a more holistic approach than most IT frameworks in that it aims to improve everything in your organization from people to processes to products.

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Innovative CIOs make shift to managing IT as a product

The digital transformation gold rush has enterprises revamping their organizations from project-based IT service delivery to product-oriented technology.

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4 hot digital transformation trends — and 4 going cold

Now considered essential to business success, digital transformations are redefining the business-IT relationship, reshaping technology portfolios, and revolutionizing how work gets done.

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RPA is poised for a big business break-out

Robotic process automation is driving efficiency at enterprises such as State Auto, Berry Appleman & Leiden, American Fidelity Assurance and other companies.

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What is vendor management? The key to productive vendor partnerships

Vendor management helps organizations take third-party vendor relationships from a passive business transaction to a proactive collaborative partnership.

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Project management guide: Tips, strategies, best practices

Project management plays a crucial role in enabling companies to transform business and execute strategy effectively. Here is a look at project management and all the key elements that have made it a necessity for businesses of every...

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