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 versus platforms offered by large technology providers?

CIO and IT Executives

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DTM & Blockchain:
Evaluating Identity, Signatures, & Smart Contracts

DTM is one of the easiest on-ramps to digital transformation. This free infographic overviews three key blockchain applications in DTM.

CIO and IT Research

The Decision Management Framework Delivers Better Decisions

The Decision Management Framework Delivers Better Decisions
April 30, 2018

Summary: This note defines the Decision Management Framework (DMF) so that business and IT leaders will be equipped to make beneficial decisions. Read More >

Conquer GDPR by Leveraging Policy and Technology: Intelligent Content Analytics to the Rescue

Conquer GDPR by Leveraging Policy and Technology
April 9, 2018

Summary: The risk of data and information retention needs to be measured and managed, so enterprises need to prepare now to ensure GDPR compliance. Read More >

It's Time for

It's Time for "Find My File"
April 23, 2018

Summary: Leaks and lost data continue to plague both individuals and business workers on a daily basis. If we can find a lost phone, we should be able to locate a lost file. Read More >

Four AI Trends and Predictions for 2018

Four AI Trends and Predictions for 2018
January 26, 2018

Summary: On the horizon for AI and cognitive computing, we see more investment in basic research, applications, and hardware to support software advances. Read More >

CIO and IT Blogs

Why Did Microsoft Buy GitHub?

Why Did Microsoft Buy GitHub?
June 5, 2018

Microsoft's $7.5 billion purchase of GitHub—a service that allows developers to manage their software projects—provides it with additional Developer Software as a Service (DSaaS) tools and will enable it to better compete in the cloud wars. Read More >

Microsoft Modernizes SharePoint with 3D and AI

Microsoft Modernizes SharePoint with 3D and AI
May 23, 2018

This blog overviews Microsoft's SharePoint 2019 release which includes document and image analytics support, 3D content support, and low-code workflow and content automation—all powered by AI algorithms that are part of Microsoft Cognitive Services. Read More >

[Vlog] IBM Watson in Your Pocket: An Interview with Sridhar Sudarsan

[Vlog] IBM Watson in Your Pocket: An Interview with Sridhar Sudarsan
May 25, 2018

VP Research Adrian Bowles, PhD and IBM Watson CTO Sridhar Sudarsan discuss Watson Services for Core ML, which allows developers to build applications and let Watson do the heavy lifting when it comes to machine learning. Read More >

Give Your Business a Boost with Intelligence

Give Your Business a Boost with Intelligence
April 11, 2018

Data, people, machine resources, and software will soon be able to augment what they do and what they know. This blog explores key business scenarios where intelligence can be leveraged, which is a must for maintaining a competitive advantage. Read More >

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