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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 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.
December 22, 2015
What does it take to build effective IT teams? At the recent SIM Boston Technology Leadership Summit, CIOs Jack Wood and Paul Brady offered tips on how to recruit, retrain, retain -- and entertain -- IT talent.
August 26, 2015
The Cookie Dining debuts a platform business model designed to outcompete established rivals by offering real-time payment, lower commissions and analytics. It will have to grow fast to do that.
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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
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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