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A CIO’s 24 Hours of Le Mans

by Michael Shanler  |  June 28, 2017

CIOs are competing in an endurance race.  Winning requires carefully orchestrated activities that rely on technology, team work, precision driving, and a bit of luck.   As in racing, the victorious...

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Whole Amazon: When Physical and Digital Commerce Converge (or Collide)

by Jennifer Polk  |  June 22, 2017

Last week, Amazon announced plans to acquire grocer, Whole Foods. At first glance this seems like a smart solution to the convergence of physical and digital commerce and a logical progression...

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The End of Innovation, The End of IT?

by Andrew White  |  June 1, 2017

I noted a fascinating "Comment" in today's US print edition of the Financial Times.  It was written by John Gapper, the FT Business writer, and is titled, "Chemicals were the...

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And the 2017 Cool Vendors Are…

by Svetlana Sicular  |  June 1, 2017

This is the time of our Cool Vendors season finale — the reports showcasing fascinating technologies and breakthrough ideas are out. The season usually starts in January, when analysts submit...

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Hey Ya! Cool Vendors in R&D is out…

by Michael Shanler  |  May 22, 2017

“…Now what's cooler than bein' cool? (Ice cold!)…” - André "André 3000" Benjamin from OutKast André 3000" is the 9th most influential rapper of all time  according to Rateyourmusic.com.  He’s in...

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The Limits and Future of Productivity Growth

by Andrew White  |  May 16, 2017

Ignoring the politics, a front page article in today's US print edition of the Wall Street Journal says it all: Labor Force Poses Limits to 3% Growth.  The challenge of...

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How to Assess a Blockchain Platform?

by Homan Farahmand  |  March 28, 2017

There are a growing number of blockchain platforms that are competing to prove their viability and establish their foothold in this rapidly evolving market. It's no surprise that this pace...

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McKinsey Seeks to Have It's Cake and Eat Yours at the Same Time?

by Andrew White  |  February 9, 2017

I really enjoyed reading a recent article on "strategy" from McKinsey Global Institute.  The article was, "Discussion on digital: How strategy is evolving- and staying the same - in hypergrowth...

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What Effective Information Stewardship Would Have Done

by Andrew White  |  January 19, 2017

Innovation is alive and well and continues to amaze me. I was attending a vendor briefing today with my colleague, Saul Judah, and we were listening to a vendor who...

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Are we Out of Big Ideas?

by Andrew White  |  December 8, 2016

  I was greeted yesterday morning with my two favorite newspapers, the FT and WSJ.  Lo and behold I saw on the front page of the WSJ an article of...

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