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4 ways blockchain is the new business collaboration tool

While the full potential of blockchain is often not understood by business execs, that's not keeping companies from aggressively exploring how the secure, distributed ledger technology can save time and money.

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Healthcare CIO advocates a faster move to the cloud

Charles Podesta, CIO at UC Irvine Health, says competition for resources at healthcare organizations has stymied IT investments. But he sees that changing.

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Review: Office 365's Delve, Sway and Planner fall flat

Microsoft's latest productivity tools – now including the Planner mobile app for iOS and Android -- have a few compelling features but integrate poorly with Office

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Making a business case for Alexa

Alexa is an uncharted territory as far as business applications go. As it stands today, it is a solution in search of a problem. However, Alexa and other voice bots are becoming more popular and can serve as useful channels to reach...

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News from Epicor’s annual user conference

Here's a round-up of what Epicor announced at its annual user conference, including the new release of Epicor ERP and where it stands with cloud computing.

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Twilio jumps on the serverless bandwagon

No huge surprise that developer tool vendor Twilio is launching a serverless offering.

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Twilio does speech recognition and understanding, the right way

Twilio’s CEO Jeff Lawson never wanted to do speech recognition. So what has changed?

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Going interstellar with Microsoft Cosmos

It’s fascinating to watch the thrust and parry of the competing public cloud platforms. Microsoft’s Cosmos is an example of competition-fueled innovation.

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When does tech make you money and when does it cost you?

We all use a variety of applications to facilitate our work. That’s profitable. But an overreliance on apps can cost you, if it doesn't enhance the customer experience.

An under-pressure OpenStack gets support from an (in)famous individual

The strangest of bedfellows. Edward Snowden gives OpenStack some much needed support.

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IBM makes leap in quantum computing power

IBM has some new options for businesses wanting to experiment with quantum computing.

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Google launches Cloud IoT Core service for enterprises

Google unveiled a cloud platform service to help organizations collect vital data from billions of IoT devices.

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SAP wants enterprises to learn from their smart devices

SAP has added machine-learning to its Leonardo IoT software suite to help businesses handle data gathered from smart devices more intelligently.

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Azure Stack and the role of context

A Twitter argument led to some heated discussions among the analyst ranks at Microsoft’s Build conference. Don’t. Feed. The. Trolls.

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Xero breaks through its glass ceiling: customers, revenue and cashflow

Impressive results from the New Zealand-founded, but now global, accounting software vendor.

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Windows 10 Fall Creators Update Preview

Microsoft has announced its Windows 10 Fall Creators Preview, with new features like Timeline, Pick Up Where You Left Off, and the new Story Remix. Here's what the new update will include.

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Trump's cybersecurity order pushes U.S. government to the cloud

President Trump has finally signed a long-awaited executive order on cybersecurity, which calls for the U.S. government to move to the cloud and modernize its IT infrastructure.

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Interview: Tim Minahan SVP & CMO, Citrix

Tim Minahan, Chief Marketing Officer and SVP of Citrix, discusses how Citrix is blending the art and science of marketing, his experience with moving to the cloud and the evolving role of the CMO.

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