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3 Keys to Future-Proof your IT Department

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Let’s face it: the only thing we can count on when it comes to digital transformation is change. So, when we talk about digital transformation, we need to think about it in both present and future terms. For the IT department, that means trying to make sense of the latest technologies and how they can support your company’s strategic goals. …

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Curiosity and Data Science: Let it Drive Your Business

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We all know the age-old phrase: curiosity killed the cat. But when it comes to data science, curiosity can make your business come alive. In fact, the right mix of curiosity and data science could be your key differentiator in digital transformation. Let me explain. In this new age of big data and data automation, lots of companies are using …

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Top 7 Digital Transformation Trends in High Tech Industries for 2019

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So—what exactly is the difference between overall trends in digital transformation and digital transformation trends in high tech industries? Believe it or not, there is a difference—a big one. And it comes down to the solution being offered—vs. the technology being used to provide it. In other words, high tech is not the chatbot; it’s the natural language processing and …

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The Ins and Outs of Digital Experience Management

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A week ago, I ordered a product online using Walmart’s web-to-store functionality. The web site indicated there were only five of these products left in inventory—so rather than rushing to a store that carried it, I figured I’d click “buy” and pick it up at my earliest convenience. It seems like a great service, right? Except, when I went to …

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Top 7 Digital Transformation Trends in Financial Services for 2019

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If you’re wondering if we’ll see a financial shake-up in 2019, the answer is yes—at least when it comes to digital transformation. We will see big changes this coming year, especially for the banking giants, many of which have operated with a legacy-era brick-and-mortar mindset for hundreds of years. The truth is, consumers now have so many options when it …

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Top 4 IT Business Resolutions for 2019

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Digital transformation was never meant to be a one-time thing. Just as the new year brings a time of reflection in our personal lives, it also ushers in an opportunity for reflection for our businesses—especially in the area of technology. If you’ve never made any IT business resolutions, now is the perfect time to start. While on a personal level, …

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Why We Should Be Watching China’s Tech Boom

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Things happen quickly in digital transformation—and not just in terms of digital disruptions. A few years ago, it seemed China was lagging behind in digital transformation—content to produce copycat apps and services but not investing in their own innovative piece of the digital marketplace. Fast forward to 2019, and China has become a true global powerhouse, accounting for 40 percent …

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Are Privacy Concerns Halting Smart Cities Indefinitely?

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It looks like the design of today’s smart cities may not be smart enough. In October, Ann Cavoukian, the Director of Privacy for Alphabet’s Sidewalk Labs smart neighborhood project in Toronto, resigned after learning that not all data collected from residents would be de-identified at the source. In her resignation letter, Cavoukian likened the project to a “smart city of …