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CRM is now a Paradigm Lost

by Michael Maoz  |  October 27, 2015

Customer Relationship Management is a corporate Venus Flytrap. For anyone who has hiked the streams and meadows of the Carolinas on the US eastern seaboard, you have seen the delicate red base...

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Cognitive Heuristic Big Data Algorithms and other buzzwords of perhaps putative benefit.

by Michael Maoz  |  October 6, 2015

While driving 1,750 kilometres to deliver a student to a university campus on the East Coast of the United States we drove past strip malls, that most American contribution to...

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Amazing IT Plus Low Employee Engagement Equals Failure

by Michael Maoz  |  October 5, 2015

What do you think about when you here the company names Starbucks and Walt Disney and Apple, Unilever, Salesforce, GE and Southwest Airlines? All of these companies are successful first...

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Africa's Aspiring Innovators

by Jeffrey Mann  |  September 30, 2015

One of the perks of being a symposium conference chair is that I get to try some fun things, particularly at a smaller event like the one just closing in...

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Smart Machines - Time for Digital Justice?

by Robert Hetu  |  September 25, 2015

A digital justice system utilizes smart machines to adjudicate based on extensive knowledge and a built in bias toward the presumption of innocence. In its most aggrandized form the digital...

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Are You Preparing For the Future When Millennials Become Digital Octogenarians?

by Peter Sondergaard  |  September 14, 2015

My sons are 10 and 19, which would put them at the trailing end of the millennial generation. They are the target of most start-ups in the technology space, maniacally...

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The Internet of Things Will Give Rise To The Algorithm Economy

by Peter Sondergaard  |  June 1, 2015

It’s hard to avoid. Almost every CEO’s conversation about how IT is driving innovation inevitably comes back to the potential of big data. But data is inherently dumb. It doesn’t...

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My Personal Hajj to a Technical Mecca

by Jack Santos  |  May 18, 2015

This Wednesday I'll be down in Boston for the MIT Sloan CIO Symposium.  It's their 12th year, and I have been to most, long before I worked for Gartner - I started...

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Are Regulators Enablers or Inhibitors of Digital Business?

by Peter Sondergaard  |  May 13, 2015

In my conversations with CEOs and CIOs, it’s become increasingly common that they mention the regulator of their specific industry. (And the mention is rarely favorable!) More often than not,...

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How many cloud types do you know?

by Michael Maoz  |  April 30, 2015

All that it takes is one major rumor about a software company takeover to drive folks into a frenzy. But really: NOW they get excited? Relax - there are only a...

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