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Innovating Intelligently
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Joe Iannello, VP & CIO, Capital Metro

Regardless of what business you are in, whether you work in the private or public sector—if you are selling or providing a product or service to your customers—then innovation is a critical success factor in gaining and retaining...

IoT Platforms: What Are They and Do You Need One?
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Tekin Gülşen, CIO, IT Director, Brisa Bridgestone Sabancı

In the era of digitalization, as the number of connected devices increases exponentially, we need systems and platforms to store and process all this information which ties into the “Big Data” concept. More and more technology...

A New Voyage towards Greater Experience
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David Nelson, CIO, United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission

Cloud computing has proven itself to be beneficial to the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC). The NRC began its journey toward cloud computing seeking innovative ways to enhance service delivery performance and enable effective demand...

Next Generation Visualization and Pharma
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Mark Hoffman, Chief Research Information Officer, Children’s Mercy Hospita

If you have been a gamer in your life or have seen somebody moving their head in awe with their cell phone attached to goggles, you’ve probably already been exposed to the next generation of data visualization technologies. Virtual reality...

How To Succeed In Enterprise IT For DOD
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John Zangardi, CIO, United States Department of Defense

As the Acting DoD CIO, I am the primary advisor to the Secretary of Defense for Information Management/Information Technology and Information Assurance as well as non-intelligence space systems; critical satellite communications, navigation, and...

Building Trusted Partnerships: Key for a Successful Business
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Glenn Pinnel, CIO, Benjamin Moore & Co.

We are in the midst of a digital disruption that is causing business models to change at a faster pace than ever before. The concept of digital business has been on top of almost every business leader's mind for several...

Collaboration in the Information Age
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Matthew March, CIO, Colony American Finance

Clear, concise and timely communication is the key to any successful relationship and collaboration is more critical today than ever before. In today’s fast-paced, digital world, communication and collaboration must transcend time and space....

The Industrial IoT Attack Surface
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Matt Griffiths, CIO, Stanley Black & Decker Industrial

Across the Industrial Manufacturing sector, the average plant and equipment life span is around 20 years. To put that in context; 20 years ago, Windows 98 & Visual Basic 6.0 had just been released by Microsoft, Google had just hired their...

AI-powered voice assistants are increasingly moving into cars
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FREMONT, CA: Voice assistance is improving at an exponential rate in industries of all kinds, ranging from healthcare to banking. More commonplace are conversational user interfaces and voice assistants. Fueled by brands like Amazon, Google, and...

What Has Your Intranet Site Done for You Lately?
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Bob Summers, CIO, ABC Fine Wine & Spirits

Increase the performance of your field workforce by turning your Intranet site into an employee and field-location-specific set of portals with Workflow. "Lack of current and relevant content is the most common complaint executives have of...

The Internet of Things, in the Real World
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Manuel Bautista, CIO, Harvard Maintenance

The Internet of things (IoT) is a term coined to describe the increasing number of devices embedded with electronics, software, sensors, and network connectivity that collect and exchange data. Everything from smart TVs, medical devices, home...

Armed with the Right Tools, Mining and Metals Projects have Successful Outcomes
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Randy Heffernan, VP, Palisade Corp

High risk and high reward scenarios are inherent to the metals and mining industry. Projects are typically on a multi-billion-dollar scale, with staged layers of complexity that each brings their own challenges. How can executives and...

eDiscovery as the CIO
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Don Cox, Deputy CIO, Philidor Rx Services

Just as breaches will happen, litigation holds will happen I recently read a comment made by a colleague, “The most common anti-forensics tool I see used in engagements is time. The bad guys persists their malware in known locations, and...

Diversity of India Is a Great Environment for Development of Robust Conversational AI Solutions
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Jayanth Kolla, Partner, Convergence Catalyst

Currently, Conversational AI is Transactional at Best, Not Interactive Conversational AI solutions are primarily of two types – Text (chatbots) and Voice (personal assistants) based. Chatbots were at the peak of technology hype cycle the...

Enabling Enterprises to Launch their Cutting-Edge IoT Solutions
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CES is an important platform for the developers to showcase and launch their innovative cutting-edge technology that can reshape the present ways of dealing with several problems as well the future. CES 2019 also did not disappoint the audiences...

The Changing Face of AI: What to Expect in 2019?
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AI is in a continuous state of evolution like all technologies. The newest AI Monthly digest shows that significant improvements in machine learning and AI, breakthroughs and game-changers are months or even weeks away, not years away. The...

AI-based Applications for Business Growth
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In the year 2018, applications based on, machine learning and artificial intelligence saw a dramatic rise. Tech companies such as Amazon, Apple, Facebook, Google, IBM, and Microsoft are heavily investing in research and development of AI, which...

More than Silicon and Plastic
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Gary Griffiths, President & CEO, iPass

It was 1979 in Provo, Utah. Novell Data Systems Inc., a little CP/M hardware manufacturer, founded by a band of tech enthusiasts, was formed. After not having much luck in the crowded hardware business, most of the founding team would drift away....

Boosting the Intelligence of Smartphones
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In recent years, AI has been a part of many devices, from smart homes to applications on smartphones. Companies such as Amazon and Google have developed smart home devices that help people to perform their daily tasks with Alexa and Google...

Financial Reporting Made Easier
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Several companies today are still in search for an effective solution to strengthen their performances and exponentially increase their productivity and revenues. More than 68,000 companies today around the world rely on Infor to help overcome...