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For years, CIOs have talked about aligning technology with business strategies. That is still happening, but more often now; business strategies are formed based on technology trends.


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Is it time to bring text analytics technology in-house?

Is it time to bring text analytics in-house? A director of analytics at Visa advises CIOs to consider these three questions before making a move.

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    Critical success factors are a limited number of key variables or conditions that have a tremendous impact on how successfully and effectively an organization meets its mission or the strategic goals or objectives of a program or project.

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