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  • February 20, 2017 20 Feb'17

    Smart city platform: A work in progress

    One of the head scratchers city CIOs are trying to work through is what the smart city platform should look like. To flesh out their requirements for an analytical data platform, 120 members of the ...

  • February 20, 2017 20 Feb'17

    Looking to get hyperpersonal with customers? Better get AI

    Alfred Essa from McGraw-Hill and Mike Gualtieri from Forrester on serving the customer of one at Spark Summit East.

  • February 17, 2017 17 Feb'17

    OpenStack in the enterprise; tech trends from a legal perspective

    The following is our weekly roundup of SearchCIO and SearchCompliance content. Want to improve IT agility? Try the OpenStack framework, says Niel Nickolaisen, CTO at O.C. Tanner Co. In this tip, ...

  • February 17, 2017 17 Feb'17

    New security threat: Custom applications in the cloud

    New research shows that custom applications in the cloud are running more core business functions today -- without IT security knowing about it.

  • February 13, 2017 13 Feb'17

    Law firm: Cloud-based technologies power up digital business

    Mayer Brown predicts more companies will take on cloud services to aid digital business efforts.

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  • February 13, 2017 13 Feb'17

    Tech trends in 2017: A legal view

    Data regulations, blockchain and the popularity of Agile will have a significant impact on organizations' technology partnerships and contracting, according to law firm Mayer Brown.

  • February 10, 2017 10 Feb'17

    IoT explosion a wake-up call for CIOs

    This week, a new report from market analyst firm Gartner predicted that 2017 will be the year when the number of connected devices will surpass the world's population. In Searchlight, Associate ...

  • February 10, 2017 10 Feb'17

    The IoT explosion is upon us -- what's holding CIOs back?

    The IoT explosion is certain, CIO reservations and ill-fated use cases notwithstanding. So says new research from Gartner, HCL. Also: Microsoft launches IP protection program.

  • February 10, 2017 10 Feb'17

    Accenture: AI is the new UI

    Artificial intelligence will be the new user interface for internal and customer-facing applications -- not eventually, but soon, according to Accenture. In its flagship technology report ...

  • February 09, 2017 09 Feb'17

    Dunkin' sees growth from digital tech

    Dunkin' celebrates progress on digital initiatives, but using digital tech to deliver customer value is no slam dunk, says Forrester's Nigel Fenwick. Read which factors matter.

  • February 08, 2017 08 Feb'17

    Data transparency is the lifeblood of new information economy

    Many companies have invested in the analytics infrastructure that helps turn data into a business asset. Now what? Gartner's Debra Logan offers insight.

  • February 06, 2017 06 Feb'17

    Reporting lines for the CDO role: Context counts

    The chief data officer (CDO) role may be gaining influence, but a lingering question that both public and the private sector organizations have yet to answer is: Who should CDOs report to? ...

  • February 03, 2017 03 Feb'17

    23 principles to help avoid an AI apocalypse

    This week, tech leaders established new guidelines for AI, known as the Asilomar AI Principles. It is a set of guidelines that aims to prevent a Westworld-like AI apocalypse, writes Senior ...

  • February 03, 2017 03 Feb'17

    Musk, Hawking and other luminaries sign AI principles into being

    Introducing the Asilomar AI Principles, a set of guidelines to protect us against an AI apocalypse and ensure that the many, not just the few, reap AI's benefits. Also: Tech vs. Trump on Muslim ban.

  • January 31, 2017 31 Jan'17

    City CIOs gather to swap smart city experiences

    A select group of city CIOs and other technology policy makers gathered recently at Harvard University to participate in the 2017 Smart Cities Innovation Accelerator. The order of the day? To ...

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