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Is that you or a virtual you? Are chatbots too real?

There's a fine line between AI that interacts for us and AI that interacts AS us. Or is there a line at all? Will anyone care? Questions abound.

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How IBM plans to compete in the cloud

IBM hopes to reduce the complexity of moving workloads to the cloud through Cloud Paks,’ its series of specialized packaged offerings that enterprise can implement relatively quickly. But is it enough?

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10 future trends and how CIOs can keep ahead in 2020

After years of digital disruption and uncertainty, the future enterprise is finally coming into focus. Here's a look at what's ahead for IT organizations.

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What happens when every nation censors search results globally?

The dam has burst on governments asserting their right to censor the internet worldwide. Welcome to the dark side of information globalization.

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Why it's time to augment our thinking about AR

The most revolutionary outcome of AR is that the physical world will function like the digital world. And that's a big deal for enterprises.

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Why your company needs a BYOO (bring your own office) policy

Remote work is not a trend. It’s there to stay. Insider Pro columnist Mike Elgan explains why it's time to re-orient your organization's thinking around workshifting and BYOO.

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Cisco v. Zoom: Who makes the better collaboration room system?

After trying both Zoom Room and Cisco Webex Room Kit, Truebeck Construction found Cisco's single-vendor collaboration room system cost significantly less and was easier to manage.

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Digital transformation brings IT and LOB together

CIOs have an opportunity to shrink the distance between technology and line of business as IT takes a leadership role with digital business initiatives.

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Analytics success starts with a center of excellence

Data-driven organizations accelerate data transformation with an analytics COE.

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3 ways to take charge of disruption

Technology leaders have an opportunity to be more influential and demonstrate the value and capabilities of their existing organizations. To do this, they’ll need to get disruptive.

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9 reasons good employees leave — and how you can prevent it

Talent is your biggest asset, and while you’ll never eliminate employee turnover, the following strategies can help you keep your best.

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How digital leaders tackle IT modernization

Companies with transformative digital strategies are well on their way to freeing themselves from the costly burden of legacy systems.

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5 ways leading organizations excel at digital

Leadership lessons from digital vanguard organizations.

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Employee retention: 8 strategies for retaining top talent

In a tight talent market, retaining talent is of utmost concern. Experts offer advice on how to keep your most valuable business asset: your employees.

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Measuring value in the digital age

How changing your mindset can help you make better technology investment decisions.

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Who’s succeeding with product-focused IT?

Many CIOs are facing the most challenging undertaking of their careers: shifting their IT organization’s focus from projects to products.

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Monetizing data at scale

Data monetization is the next competitive hurdle, but for most CIOs, it’s uncharted territory.

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Six tips for creating a winning talent strategy

Talent may not be the only factor for transforming IT for the digital era, but it’s one of the most critical.

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3 CRM use cases: Which is right for you?

Let's look at the big three CRM use cases from 50,000 feet so you can see where your organization’s processes and people fit.

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Are open-office plans sexist?

A study from U.K. researchers shows how open-office plans can be subtly — and overtly — sexist.

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