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Managing the demand for IT infrastructure

April 2014—Infrastructure functions can reduce costs and improve service delivery through better demand management.more


Next-generation IT infrastructure

April 2014—The next generation of IT infrastructure promises to reduce costs and improve effectiveness. Yet implementation requires overcoming several significant challenges, from security to economics.more

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Views from the front lines of the data-analytics revolution

March 2014—At a unique gathering of data-analytics leaders, new solutions began emerging to vexing privacy, talent, organizational, and frontline-adoption challenges.more

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Disruptive entrepreneurs: An interview with Eric Ries

April 2014—Companies are all too aware of the disruptive power of technology. The author of The Lean Startup argues that the competitive reaction of many organizations remains fatally flawed.more

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IT under pressure: McKinsey Global Survey results

March 2014—Recognition of IT’s strategic importance is growing, but so is dissatisfaction with its effectiveness, according to our eighth annual survey on business and technology strategy.more


The disruptive power of collaboration: An interview with Clay Shirky

March 2014—How we collaborate has profound implications for how we live and work. The author and New York University professor explains how social media has upended traditional norms.more

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How technology can drive the next wave of mass customization

February 2014—Seven technologies are making it easier to tailor products and services to the wants of individual customers—and still make a profit.more


Robots mean business: A conversation with Rodney Brooks

February 2014—Industrial robots revolutionized manufacturing. The chairman and CTO of Rethink Robotics explains why advances in technology mean much more is still to come.more

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The enterprise IT infrastructure agenda for 2014

January 2014—IT infrastructure managers must simultaneously capture the next rounds of efficiencies, accelerate the transition to next-generation infrastructure, reduce risks, and improve organizational execution.more

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