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February 04, 2021
Commercial IT products including hardware and software systems could soon fall under the purview of the Buy American Act if their exemption is removed.
May 30, 2019
Who is a cloud worker? According to Google's John Solomon, CIOs are shortchanging their companies by not enabling virtually every worker today to use the cloud to do their jobs.
February 15, 2019
Implementing RPA requires planning and coordination between multiple parts of the business to be effective. Execs at IBM Think share tips on how to craft a winning RPA strategy.
January 23, 2019
We asked five CIOs to share their tech resolutions for the new year. Ambition is sky high. Projects include RPA, AI that can handle sensitive data, scaling the business and more.
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