CIO and IT Executives
CIOs and IT Directors need to keep the enterprise operating in a secure manner while also helping the enterprise to go digital. The challenge is to leverage technologies that can automate legacy processes or reinvent them in a completely new digital approach. Our research for CIOs and their teams is focused on providing insights on trends in emerging technologies and the best practices of how to put them to work in the digital business era. Some of the key issues we address include:
- How can enterprises leverage new technologies, such as Machine Learning, to update existing applications?
- What are the best practices for shifting to a digital business approach?
- How should enterprises balance new best of breed applications vs. platforms offered by large technology providers?
CIO and IT Research
Four AI Trends and Predictions for 2018
January 26, 2018
Summary: Looking at the five-year horizon for AI and Cognitive Computing, we see more investment in basic research, applications, and hardware to support software advances. In this research note, we identify four AI trends and offer predictions for each. Read More >
Natural Language Generation: An AI Frontier
October 17, 2017
Summary: As consumers become accustomed to simple conversational interfaces, developers are turning to modern AI Natural Language Processing technologies to deliver more robust conversational and content generation systems. This research note defines NLG, its relationship to AI, and its applications in the emerging market. Read More >
Predictions for Business Process Management (BPM), 2018
January 5, 2018
Summary: For 2018, process will be integral and will require a business model that leverages its full capabilities in new ways. In the new digital era, constituent journeys are the important processes even though other processes continue to support operations. Read More >
The Smart City Imperative: Opportunities for Action in 2018
September 12, 2017
Summary: As the global population becomes more concentrated in urban areas, civic leaders need to plan ahead to provide effective solutions to density-related issues. From traffic congestion to infectious disease outbreaks, cities face challenges as they scale up. They also experience new opportunities. Read More >
CIO and IT Blogs
The challenge with AI is figuring out how to put it into practice inside your organization. This blog takes a look at two use cases for AI: automation and assistance. We look at three industries: manufacturing, pharma, and financial services. Read More >
This blog overviews how Artificial Intelligence and Blockchain provide two different approaches to Digital Transaction Management. Read More >
Can Blockchain-Based KODAKOne Help Kodak Get Its Groove Back?
January 15, 2018
Kodak recently announced a new Blockchain currency called KODAKCoin, which is just part of the company’s bigger news: a new Digital Rights Management Platform for photographers called KODAKOne. Will these be the driving force behind Kodak’s comeback? Read More >