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IoT Platforms: What are they and do you need one?
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Tekin Gülşen, CIO, IT Director, Brisa Bridgestone Sabancı

In the era of digitalization, as the number of connected devices increases exponentially, we need systems and platforms to store and process all this information which ties into the “Big Data” concept. More and more technology...

Like a Bridge over Troubled Water: An Easier Cloud for Driving Digital Transformation
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Swen Conrad,CEO,Ocean9, Inc

When it comes to digital transformation, today’s companies face a dilemma. With open source solutions like Hadoop and Spark, effective and scalable cloud-based architectures, and innovative business models, new entrants can seize market...

Misdirected Hype! Enterprise IoT and Wearables Advance Operations
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Stephanie Atkinson, CEO & Founder, Compass Intelligence

Much of the hype around the Internet of Things (IoT) and M2M (machine-to-machine) solutions is centered on the consumer, but this is expected to change or at least I hope it will soon. We are inundated with articles, press, and other media around...

The "Cloud First" Approach to Life Sciences
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Sunil Anand, CIO, Jubilant Pharma

Traditionally, financial services and pharmaceutical organizations are not early adopters of the cloud. Just over 5 years ago, one would see frowns and dismissive eyes, when cloud vendors would present their value proposition. The world has since,...

Turning Constant Change into Business Opportunity: The Role of IT in the Modern Day Supply Chain
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Neil Hampshire, SVP & CIO, ModusLink [NASDAQ:MLNK]

When Ancient Greek philosopher Heraclitus now-famously noted that “change is the only constant in life,” he couldn’t have possibly known how much that statement would resonate thousands of years later. Some may argue that...

IT Set to Go on the Offensive in the Sports Industry
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Renato Reis, CIO, Orlando City SC

What I hear most often when discussing sports business strategy is that the biggest asset of a sports organization is on the field. Well, as important as star players and championship hardware are to drive the business toward success and...

Business and Data Analytics to Achieve Productive Outcomes
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Todd Simpson, CIO, FDA

The U.S. Food and Drug Ad­ministration (FDA) regu­lates foods, drugs, biologics, medical devices, cosmetics, dietary supplements, tobacco products, electronic products and more. Between 2009 and 2013, the FDA’s roles and...

Polystyvert, a MONTREAL, Canada-Based Clean Technology Startup, Raised $11m in Funding
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Polystyvert is glad to report the closing of an $11M financing round to propel its novel disintegration based reusing innovation for polystyrene. New accomplices Quadriam Investments, Energy Foundry and Transition énergétique...

BLOCNETS: Where Blockchain Meets Supply Chain
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Robert Betts, CEO

A blockchain-enabled supply chain management solutions provider that creates a true peer-to-peer system to effectively connect all the participants of the supply chain landscape