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The Data That Bind Us

by Andrew White  |  January 19, 2018

It’s been a fun week.  After reading several articles that drew me to blog, I sat down last evening and read an even more important article.  It was “Free Exchange-The...

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When Is a Disruption Not Particularly Disruptive?

by David Yockelson  |  January 18, 2018

Last week, IBM and Maersk announced the following blockchain-oriented venture (read about it here) to help "enhance global trade." Being a student of digital disruption and a person (OK, analyst)...

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CVS/Aetna: The Last Mile Has Become the First Word in Disruption

by David Yockelson  |  December 4, 2017

Late on Sunday, December 3, CVS Health, which has three stores within about a two-mile radius of my apartment in NY (this information is germane, trust me), officially announced its...

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Put Data and Analytics at the Heart of your Digital Business

by Andrew White  |  November 20, 2017

McKinsey suggest (see Why you need a digital data architecture to build a sustainable digital business) that organizations focused on digital business should put data and analytics at the center...

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Monday Headlines: Disruptors and the Disrupted

by David Yockelson  |  November 13, 2017

This morning's news contains a wonderful set of items representing a span of traditional organizations and digital disruptors  - Uber, GE, and Hasbro with Mattel - as they attempt to...

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Monetizing and Innovating with Information: The Art of the Possible

by Doug Laney  |  November 5, 2017

If yours is like most organizations, it’s buried in big data, much of it latent and languishing, incurring more cost than economic value. So how do you tip the scales...

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If Amazon Doesn't Knock, Will You Let Them In?

by David Yockelson  |  October 27, 2017

A few days ago, Amazon introduced a new service/product combination called Amazon Key. Through the integration among a video camera, selected smart locks, Amazon Prime, and your favorite delivery service, you...

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The Economist this week: On Start-ups, disruption, and the cost of a new ideas

by Andrew White  |  October 9, 2017

  There were some interesting articles in this week's Economist (Sept 30-Oct 6) that warranted special attention. Entrepreneurship in America: Gazelles in the heartland. The article first sets the stage...

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Atlantazon: Living the Dream of Amazon’s HQ2

by Daryl Plummer  |  September 27, 2017

Here we are a week ahead of my interview with Amazon AWS CEO Andy Jassy at Gartner’s Annual Symposium and I got to thinking about Amazon’s search for a new...

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Insurance as a Service?

by Andrew White  |  September 25, 2017

There was an interesting article in this week's Economist (US print edition, Sept 23-29) titled, Real-time insurance - Pay-per-risk.  The article explores newly emerging firms that represent a new business model...

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