Maybe you don’t need an AI strategy

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Maybe you don’t need an AI strategy. After all, it’s completely overhyped. Alternatively, it’s just a load of repackaged old stuff we’ve been doing for years. Either way. Or maybe you do. Here are three things every senior technology leader or architect needs to know about AI* in business: “AI” is not one identifiable, singular […]

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Box Skills and the search for intelligent content

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I spent last week in San Francisco at BoxWorks, getting a sense of where Box is now and where it sees itself heading. Admittedly, we’re seeing scripted demos at a vendor’s flagship annual event – so the usual conference caveats apply (some of the services announced at BoxWorks won’t even see daylight as Beta releases […]

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Innovating in search of growth: Imaginatik’s Innovation Central

RESEARCH REPORT // PREMIUM

Software vendor Imaginatik was first to market with an innovation management solution in 1996, and its product Innovation Central today provides a broad and flexible platform that supports end-to-end innovation management. Though the market opportunity has never been greater, the company faces increasing competition and needs to find new ways to differentiate. The godfather of […]

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Blockchain for business: What is it and why should I care?

RESEARCH REPORT // FREE

Cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin might be grabbing all the headlines, but the potential impact of blockchain in business means you have to dig further than you’ll find in simple discussions of tokens, coins, and ‘mining’. Blockchain technologies are already at work in a range of business settings, across diverse industry use cases, and they have the […]

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Blockchain for your business: What does it mean, what should you do about it?

RESEARCH REPORT // FREE

Bitcoin and Ethereum are grabbing all the headlines, but there’s a lot more to blockchain than tokens and coins. There are implications for your business that you need to understand. Permissioned, private blockchains are able to build on existing roles and relationships amongst B2B partners, while smart contracts can help reinvent business processes that cross […]

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Track blockchain projects with our new interactive research tool

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We’re starting to collect examples of blockchain projects (and in rare cases, products!) as we build out our research into ‘blockchain for business’. We decided to work on this openly, so you can ride with us as this fast-changing space evolves. To that end we’ve just published a first version of an interactive project-tracking research tool […]

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Aurea sells Jive-x business to Lithium.. So now what?

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Less than three months after Jive was acquired by Aurea, the company has now sold the external communities piece of the Jive portfolio, Jive-x, to Lithium Technologies. In an announcement released by Lithium yesterday, Lithium stated its plans to continue offering the solution, and supporting Jive’s existing Jive-x customers through this transition. A great new […]

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On the Radar: InnoCentive

RESEARCH REPORT // PREMIUM

InnoCentive provides “Challenge Driven Innovation” services to businesses, government and non-profit organisations, connecting clients with a network of over 380,000 external “solvers” to address a variety of business problems through crowdsourced, open innovation. Who? InnoCentive provides “Challenge Driven Innovation” services to businesses, government and non-profit organisations through a combination of a technology platform, a ready-made […]

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On the Radar: Jitterbit

RESEARCH REPORT // PREMIUM

Jitterbit is a specialist software vendor focused on integration across cloud platforms and customers’ data centres. Its core product, the Harmony Platform, is a cloud-based integration platform that offers transactional application and data integration, API creation and API management capabilities. Integrations can be deployed in the cloud, or on premise. Who? Jitterbit (www.jitterbit.com) is a […]

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SAP targets digital transformation through innovation

RESEARCH REPORT // PREMIUM

SAP’s Innovation Management offering combines a software product with professional services, and is designed to help organisations embrace innovation, particularly in the context of digital transformation initiatives. The product, SAP Innovation Management, focuses on the front-end aspects of innovation: enabling the collection, validation and selection of ideas. It integrates with SAP Project and Portfolio Management […]

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