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    1. IDG Contributor Network: How to plan your successful cloud migration

      IDG Contributor Network: How to plan your successful cloud migration

      Recent Accenture Strategy research found that four out of five companies run up to half of their business functions in the cloud. That figure is likely to increase significantly over the next few years. The research reveals that a clear majority of business leaders see the cloud platform as a critical enabler of greater innovation and competitive edge.

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    2. 10 Principles for Leading the Next Industrial Revolution

      10 Principles for Leading the Next Industrial Revolution

      How can you prepare your company -- whether it is large or small -- to play a leading role in the next industrial revolution, the one that is caused by large-scale digital technology? How can you take advantage of your existing strengths while developing the digital prowess and personal skill that you need? 10 principles can help senior executives navigate the opportunities and uncertainties.

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    3. BlaBlaCar raises a $200M Series D, with Insight Venture Partners chipping in

      BlaBlaCar raises a $200M Series D, with Insight Venture Partners chipping in

      BlaBlaCar, Paris-based service that lets you hitch an intercity ride with travelers who are already taking a car, said today that it had raised $200 million, primarily from United States investors.

      A person close to the company told Tnooz that Insight Venture Partners was a major participant in the funding round, but the investment firm hasn’t made an official statement to that effect.

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    4. Raising your Digital Quotient

      Raising your Digital Quotient

      With the pace of change in the world accelerating around us, it can be hard to remember that the digital revolution is still in its early days. Massive changes have come about since the packet-switch network and the microprocessor were invented, nearly 50 years ago. 

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      Mentions: Mobility
    5. Key to value: Creating a better financial experience for patients and providers

      Key to value: Creating a better financial experience for patients and providers

      It’s no secret that healthcare is transitioning from a focus on episodic care to more regular, wellness-driven visits. For hospitals and health systems, this shift into a more value-driven environment has as much impact on the revenue cycle as clinical care.

      In this new ecosystem, the key to success will involve transforming processes to enable “value” for both patients and providers.

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    6. Google's Wall Street CFO hire underscores value of CIO-CFO alliance

      Google's Wall Street CFO hire underscores value of CIO-CFO alliance

      Google is the latest of the tech giants hiring Wall Street hotshots. The CIO lesson? Partner with your CFO if you want to get ahead. Also in Searchlight: Facebook turns Messenger into an ecosystem; Twitter faces a gender bias lawsuit.

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      Mentions: Facebook Amazon
    7. Satellite Internet Access Looking Attractive

      Satellite Internet Access Looking Attractive

      As satellite technologies advance, improved Internet coverage could be on its way.

      There have been attempts to profitably use satellites for data transmission; usually for applications where terrestrial connections to the Internet are not available or possible. There are satellite providers that offer telephone service virtually anywhere in the world. These providers offer data services, but the speeds are slow and the transmission latency/delay is long. A number of more recent industry entries are offering Internet access by satellite. These emerging providers plan to offer higher speeds with low latency/delay characteristics and nearly full global coverage.

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    8. Net Neutrality: Too Much Spin, Not Enough Facts

      Net Neutrality: Too Much Spin, Not Enough Facts

      Let's move past 1990s regulations and preconceived notions about net neutrality and focus on modern ways to prevent anti-competitive behavior. 

      If we truly want broadband innovation, we need to start digging into the facts and opening ourselves to modern ways of doing things, instead of posturing and trying to squeeze today's Internet into a 1996 regulatory framework by classifying it as a Title II utility service.

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      Mentions: InformationWeek
    9. Technology Business Management: Nail Down Costs, Find Value

      Technology Business Management: Nail Down Costs, Find Value

      A CIO rarely becomes a CIO because of a passion for budgeting and cost accounting. Big, ambitious digital projects are more exciting, and maintaining a safe and secure technical foundation for the business seems like the biggest necessity.

      A CIO who invests in cost transparency might feel he is providing the knife that the CFO will cut him with. Quite the contrary was a keynote message from HP CIO Ramon Baez. Business leaders are looking at the expenses compared with the outcomes. For CIOs not willing to provide that transparency: "Don't worry, if you don't do it, your ...

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    10. Does a Tech Bubble Threaten UC?

      Does a Tech Bubble Threaten UC?

      Many industry observers are sounding the alarms about the current tech bubble and warning that we are headed straight for another massive correction like we saw at the turn of the century. Especially those writing about financial trends and stocks see good press in drawing parallels and forecasting impending doom. So, does this threaten the Unified Communications part of the business?

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      Mentions: Mobility VMware Cisco
    11. Does the CFO Need to Become a Technologist?

      Does the CFO Need to Become a Technologist?

      Technology today, particularly big data and analytics, is disrupting roles throughout the enterprise, whether it's the CIO that needs to seek new ways to be a strategic partner to the business or the CMO constantly faced with decisions about technology that can make the marketing function more data-driven and efficient. Even the CFO role is not immune.

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    12. Small businesses drop data centers for advantages of cloud computing

      Small businesses drop data centers for advantages of cloud computing

      Small businesses might have the most to gain from a cloud-first approach, expanding their reach and increasing agility with minimal overhead. 

      Access to production servers from anywhere on the globe via a cloud service provider can help small businesses expand their reach.  This is the second part of a three-part series.

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      Mentions: VMware
    13. Building Our Own Destiny

      Building Our Own Destiny

      Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise is addressing a global business transformation, the result of three mega trends: consumer revolution, technology evolution and business transformation. In response to these three trends, we have implemented strategies that have resulted in a flurry of innovation in the areas of next-generation communication platforms, adaptable and virtualized networks (‘application fluent networks’) and in the cloud where we disrupted the UC paradigm with an “apps-as-a-service” approach, acting as an overlay on top of any existing communication infrastructure. 

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    14. Upmc - Business Transformation Through Technology

      Upmc - Business Transformation Through Technology

      Business transformation and innovation are embedded within the DNA of UPMC. They are redefining how technologies make healthcare more effective and efficient.

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