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Content tagged with Digital Business posted in July 2018
How Enterprises Can Survive and Thrive With Automation
Commentary  |  7/30/2018
Enterprises that need to compete with today's tech driven market leaders have to embrace new approaches to automation.
The Cloud Steps Into Maturity
News  |  7/26/2018
Announcements from Google Cloud Next 2018 -- like those of Google's rivals -- highlight just how far the cloud has come in a few years.
Real-World Tools to Help Navigate a Data-Driven World
Commentary  |  7/25/2018
When one cute little source for data gets you thinking about the world of really big data.
How Your CRM Project Can Fail
Commentary  |  7/25/2018
Setting and sticking to business goals and engaging end users are among the ways to help your CRM implementation succeed.
Algorithmic Commerce Takes Off, Aided by Humans
Commentary  |  7/24/2018
Online catalog approaches to ecommerce are fine, but today's customers want more than the digital equivalent of a brick-and-mortar shopping experience.
Time to Explore Those IoT Possibilities
Commentary  |  7/20/2018
There are a few surprises in UBM's 2018 State of the IoT report, including how many organizations are in search of a business use case.
Digital Transformation: Turning Data Into Dollars
Commentary  |  7/18/2018
Acting on data analytics isn't just about identifying areas to cut costs. Analytics also can drive new revenue opportunities.
MIT and IEEE Partner to Advance Extended Intelligence
Commentary  |  7/17/2018
Innovation is entering a new stage of maturity as a range of academic and industry organizations ponder the impacts of autonomous and intelligent systems.
CDAOs Drive Change by Blurring Lines, not Drawing Them
Commentary  |  7/17/2018
The buck stops with the chief data/analytics officer in modern business intelligence.
How Clouds Will Crystallize Around Blockchain
Commentary  |  7/17/2018
There's lots of talk about where blockchain will be used. Next up: The cloud.
5 Signs Your IT Infrastructure is Falling Behind
Commentary  |  7/16/2018
Sure, you want to innovate with IT, but will your organization's server, network, and software infrastructure support that initiative?
Understand Yesterday’s Tomorrows to Gain Competitive Advantage
Commentary  |  7/16/2018
One way to innovate today is to employ Paleofuturism, where you look to what futurists of the past got right and where they missed.
TRAC Intermodal's Journey to Data, Analytics, Cloud
News  |  7/16/2018
The IT team at this provider of chassis for metal shipping containers has transformed its data infrastructure from spreadsheets and reports to a Hadoop data lake and dashboards.
What Cloud Natives Can Teach the Rest of Us
Commentary  |  7/13/2018
Cloud natives differ from traditional companies in more ways than just their lack of legacy infrastructure: They think and operate differently.
Four C-level Analytics Secrets to Grow Revenue
Commentary  |  7/13/2018
Putting data and analytics tools into the hands of business users is one key to developing a data-driven organization.
Novartis Seeks Hidden Cures in Machine Learning, AI
News  |  7/11/2018
Novartis' Global Drug Development has completed the first phase of a digital transformation that has enabled it to better leverage one of its best assets -- data.
Clear the Real-World Barriers to Better Data Utilization
Commentary  |  7/11/2018
Success with IT initiatives isn't just about creating data; it's about making good use of that data.
The Top 3 Priorities for CIOs
Commentary  |  7/11/2018
CIOs who want their companies to succeed with digital transformation need to have a long-term approach, focusing on the long-tail benefits.
Change Your IT Culture with 5 Core Questions
Change Your IT Culture with 5 Core Questions
InformationWeek Videos  |  7/10/2018
Peyton Maynard-Koran, senior director of worldwide infrastructure at Whole Foods, provides some questions that will help you evaluate the role of your IT organization and ensure an open and productive environment.
Is Your Technology Holding Your Company Back?
Commentary  |  7/10/2018
Two emerging technology concepts -- blockchain and microservices -- are critical to enterprises hoping to find success in technology-based partnerships.
The Truth About Blockchain
News  |  7/9/2018
The distributed ledger technology called blockchain is getting a lot of attention right now. Is it the right solution for your IT project?
Job Loss and AI: Startups Accentuate the Positive
News  |  7/6/2018
A new report from Village Capital highlights the opportunities for startups to contribute to a positive future for workers in a world re-shaped by the input of artificial intelligence and automation.
The Generational Shift in IT Drives Change for IT Pros
Commentary  |  7/6/2018
Advances in technology mean a shift in IT roles, with IT pros having to be more forward-looking and focused on new services that enhance business agility.
Make the Leap from IT 'Pro' to IT 'Manager'
Commentary  |  7/5/2018
Follow these four steps and you can better position yourself for a management role by shifting from a technology-first to a business-first perspective.
The Flexible IT Team, Its Strengths and Flaws
News  |  7/5/2018
IT teams no longer subsist on full-time employees alone; they also include contract and freelance talent. The combination of skills helps round out an IT team. However, sometimes contingent and full-time employees don't get along.


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