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Forecasting The Next IT-Driven Productivity Take-Off

by Andrew White  |  February 25, 2018

Here are a few facts: US productivity growth has been dismal ever since the last high-growth period, ending around the early 2000s Some firms at the technological frontier tend to...

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Decentralized Identity Hard Work Begins

by Homan Farahmand  |  February 15, 2018

Gartner introduced the decentralized identity (DID) conceptual architecture in "Blockchain: The Dawn of Decentralized Identity [1]," which was published in September 2016. In a decentralized identity model, users generate and manage their own...

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New Ideas Why Productivity Growth Is Low

by Andrew White  |  January 18, 2018

This week’s US edition of the Economist reported (see Producing Ideas- Automation and Productivity) in the annual meeting of the American Economic Association that took place in Philadelphia January 7th....

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2018 Won’t See a Massive Productivity Boost From AI - 2019 Might Show It

by Andrew White  |  January 4, 2018

I first want to note five different news articles and then show how they all connect: • Looking for a Productivity Miracle (Wall Street Journal, US print edition, Dec 12) •...

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Innovation Update: Really Testing AI and Workforce Skills Gap

by Andrew White  |  November 27, 2017

In today's US print edition of the financial times there was an 'investing in innovation' insert that contained several interesting articles.  I call out two for you. In 'Google brain...

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Did Keynes Forecast Bitcoin?

by Andrew White  |  October 13, 2017

Well no, he didn't.  But he did suggest a new currency that could leverage such innovation. During the planning of the the Bretton Woods conference in 1944, John Maynard Keynes...

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Whither Apple's iCloud?

by Andrew White  |  October 10, 2017

I saw this article (Apple's exec in charge of back-end technology for iCloud has left) and in reading it I observed that Apple is paying its competitors for cloud infrastructure services. ...

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2 x Life Science Hype Cycles

by Michael Shanler  |  July 29, 2017

While the spring rains drenched the northeastern U.S. and parts of Europe, Jeff, Steve, and I were hard at work authoring, arranging, writing, reviewing,  re-reviewing, re-re-reviewing our content.  After countless...

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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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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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