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  • June 05, 2015 05 Jun'15

    Demand shaping vs. demand management: Making IT count in the digital era

    MIT Sloan CIO Symposium: CIOs from Staples and Charles Schwab explain why CIOs should forget about managing IT demand and think instead about demand shaping.

  • June 03, 2015 03 Jun'15

    The future of IoT: New priorities and paradigms

    For Mike Heim, CIO of Whirlpool, delivering Clothespin, a system that connects laundry machines to smartphones and equipment service providers, wasn't just about cutting-edge technology; he also needed to work closely with various business functions...

  • May 29, 2015 29 May'15

    NYT niche apps lead digital experimentation; Google takes on Apple Pay

    The New York Times is no stranger to digital initiatives. With their blossoming digital strategy they've had recent successes -- and failures -- on their road to digital glory. Marc Frons, senior ...

  • May 29, 2015 29 May'15

    'Robot writers' adept at natural language generation, but they're no Melville

    Robots aren't taking over the world (just yet, anyway), but the idea that robots could take over the world is certainly taking over the conversation among techies. Earlier this week, I published a ...

  • May 29, 2015 29 May'15

    Predicting subscriber churn at The New York Times

    Is Christine Hung, the head of data science and engineering at The New York Times Co., stealing a page from the telecommunications playbook? At the recent CDO Summit in New York City, Hung ...

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  • May 29, 2015 29 May'15

    Google takes off the gloves with Android Pay

    At Google I/O, the search giant unveiled Android Pay, a mobile payments platform that promises a better customer experience. The pressure's on for CIOs. Also in Searchlight: other news from Google I/O; Cortana will be available on iPhone and Android.

  • May 28, 2015 28 May'15

    Rapid app development boosts IT/business collaboration at MassHousing

    Charlie Schiappa, CIO at MassHousing, invested in a platform-as-a-service tool for a faster, more flexible approach to building applications.

  • May 27, 2015 27 May'15

    What will the cybersecurity battlefield look like in 10 years? Experts weigh in

    At MIT Sloan CIO Symposium, cybersecurity experts painted a grim picture of the state of cybersecurity today. As positive as the speed of technology change is for the next Ubers and Netflixes of ...

  • May 26, 2015 26 May'15

    NYT CIO uses niche apps to crack the digital media code

    Marc Frons, who recently announced he will be leaving his post as CIO of The New York Times, believes a culture of experimentation is the fastest road to digital glory.

  • May 26, 2015 26 May'15

    Automated systems: Dehumanizing the workplace

    What will be the impact of automated systems in the enterprise? The Data Mill reports from the MIT Sloan CIO Symposium.

  • May 22, 2015 22 May'15

    The logistics of a 'bossless' workplace; dated security practices endanger companies

    Imagine never having to report to a boss or supervisor again. Sounds great, right? Well, not all the employees at Zappos think so. The company's controversial new holacracy system enforces ...

  • May 22, 2015 22 May'15

    Why should CIOs pay attention to the mobile payment industry?

    Competition in the mobile payment industry is heating up. Should CIOs be paying attention? Join #CIOChat on Wednesday, May 27, at 3 p.m. EST to discuss how mobile payments will impact CIOs and the enterprise.

  • May 22, 2015 22 May'15

    MIT CIO Symposium: Outdated security assumptions put companies at risk

    Where is the CIO's place in today's threat landscape? Experts offer cybersecurity advice at the MIT CIO Symposium. Also in Searchlight: SAP dismisses Salesforce acquisition talk; top banks plead guilty to federal crimes; the President tweets.

  • May 15, 2015 15 May'15

    IT systems integration key to multichannel retail; Samsung chips away at IoT market

    Digitization is changing the way we shop, and making strong multichannel strategies a necessity for retailers. In this feature, experts discuss how they can adapt to the growing e-commerce market ...

  • May 15, 2015 15 May'15

    Samsung bursts onto IoT market with low-cost chips

    Samsung is hoping to capitalize on the burgeoning IoT market with the launch of Artik. Also in Searchlight: Google's self-driving cars are set to hit the road this summer; Verizon buys AOL.

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