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June 07, 2016
At online and mobile platform startup TaskRabbit, the TechOps team is as jazzed about the next new thing as the product engineers and data scientists.
May 27, 2016
McKinsey researcher explains how the people skills required at the start of a digital transformation effort differ from those needed to scale it. Also: useful digital metrics.
May 12, 2016
A U.K. hotel chain realized it had to get closer to customers who booked their stays through online travel sites. The answer was to cut out the middleman and adopt an API strategy.
March 31, 2016
When companies get serious about understanding what it costs to get work done employment will change dramatically. Who's ready for the on-demand economy?
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Multisig, also referred to as multi-signature, describes the requirement of obtaining two or more signatures to authorize or execute a transaction. The term often refers to its application within Bitcoin cybercurrency and comparable electronic ... Continue Reading
Electronic commerce, or e-commerce, is the transmission of funds or data via the iInternet or another electronic network to facilitate business processes such as the purchase/sales of goods and services. These e-commerce activities include ... Continue Reading
Labor automation refers to the use of technology to perform specific tasks or jobs traditionally done by humans. As artificial intelligence and machine learning become integral to labor automation, experts believe entire jobs, not just specific ... Continue Reading
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Retail IoT applications can help companies improve the performance of inventory management systems, much as just-in-time production has aided manufacturers. Continue Reading
An application of conductive ink is helping retailers monitor products on the shelf, correlating sales with placement and alerting security to probable theft. Continue Reading
Skeptical about all the hype around 3D printing technology? We ain't seen nothin' yet, says SearchCIO columnist Harvey Koeppel. Continue Reading
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Selling the value of cloud computing to business leaders requires more than the usual bromides about cost savings and speed-to-market. Continue Reading
SD-WAN deployments can benefit a number of industries, providing improved performance and lower costs. Expert Lee Doyle looks at three of the top SD-WAN verticals. Continue Reading
Steve Cretney, CIO at Colony Brands, discusses how Amazon S3 and Redshift have played an important role in the company's cloud-first strategy in this SearchCIO video interview. Continue Reading
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Whirlpool CIO Mike Heim is using cutting-edge tech to reinvent the lowly laundromat, but first he had to reinvent how his IT team worked. Welcome to the future of IoT. Continue Reading
Speed and complexity are putting more demands than ever on business operations. Operational risk management strategies can help bridge the gaps. Continue Reading
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