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IT manager checks the contents of the departmental voicemail and finds a dozen messages from someone calling about renewing an SAP maintenance contract -- some are intended for a long-gone ex-CIO.


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Automation and the end of accounting

While software vendors are approaching the subject with sensitivity, does automation signal the upcoming end of the accounting profession?

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How technology is transforming New Orleans

New Orleans may not be known as a tech hub, but it's slowly developing thanks to the current pace of technology.

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This smart exoskeleton will keep you on your feet

The exoskeleton can detect when the wearer's gait changes, and, using a set of motors, can help the person regain their footing.

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The MP3 is dead, long live the MP3

The MP3 is dead. So says its creators. But that may not actually be the case.

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U.S. law allows low H-1B wages; just look at Apple

Apple's a great example of how the H-1B system can work, and where the visa goes wrong.

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This Mother’s Day, a look at women in IT

We revisit some of the women making names for themselves in tech, and take a deeper look at the overall state of gender diversity in the field.

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CIO Career Coach: Bringing a product management mindset to IT

In a world where software drives revenue for many organizations, CIO.com blogger Martha Heller demonstrates the importance of bringing a product management mindset to IT.

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A woman with Parkinson's can write again thanks to a Microsoft wearable

Microsoft has developed a prototype wearable device that pairs with a tablet to counteract some of the symptoms of Parkinson's disease.

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Wealthsimple scales with its vision of democratizing investment

Occupy Wall Street was all about delivering equity in terms of wealth distribution and earning. Maybe technology can help with that.

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DHS 'likely' to expand laptop ban on flights

Loaner laptops at the gate may help, but OS and app-compatibility issues could be a problem.

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GE Power's Ganesh Bell: How not to fail at digital transformation

Chief Digital Officer Ganesh Bell shares the three keys to a successful digital transformation and explains how GE Power turned "digital exhaust" to $4 billion in new business.

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AGENDA17 mainstage presentation: GE Power's digital transformation

Chief Digital Officer Ganesh Bell describes how GE Power followed the "digital exhaust" of its customers to capture $4 billion in new business. Exclusive 40-minute session.

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This mini drone can be a soldier's eyes

The lightweight drone can be easily deployed to scope out a potentially hostile environment without putting soldiers in danger.

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This solar plane has its sights set on the stratosphere

The first test of the prototype plane only lasted seven minutes, but the SolarStratos team hopes that one day, the solar aircraft will carry people to the edge of space.

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HP to scale up its 3D printer business for use in mass manufacturing

HP announced that after selling its first Jet Fusion 3D printers for manufacturing, it will now focus on growing a network of resellers and development partners that will help to standardize materials, drive prices down over time and...

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X-37B rocket on secret mission makes a not so secret landing

A rocket that has been orbiting Earth in a secret mission for over 700 days just made a not very secret landing in Florida.

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Government systems use ancient OSes, have potential to get hacked

While there is no direct link, the connection looks pretty obvious.

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