Digital twins: IoT and the application network

October 30 2019

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A surprise awaited me as I arrived to a recent analyst briefing. My scheduled analyst, the one responsible for integration, had to cancel. His replacement was the analyst responsible for IoT. What were we going to talk about? As it turns out, quite a lot.

The top 7 digital transformation trends shaping 2020

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Over the past few years, digital transformation has become a catch-all term for reimagining business in the digital age: it can refer to any process that uses digital technologies to solve for changing business and market requirements. Nearly all (97%) IT decision makers are involved in digital transformation initiatives at their respective organizations, but many struggle to define a clear strategy.

Why is everyone so emotional about GraphQL?

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GraphQL offers a new style of API design intended to provide API consumers with unified access to back-end data and services. In spite of this seemingly universal aim, GraphQL has created a schism in the API community between those who believe it is superior to state of the industry RESTful API design and those who believe it is naively re-introducing solved API design problems. This blog examines GraphQL,

Top 5 CIO podcasts

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The role of the chief information officer is becoming ever more important as they drive organizations toward success with both business and technology in mind. We’ve rounded up some of the best CIO podcasts that talk about everything from digital transformation to cloud security to measuring the impact of IT. 

Facebook, privacy, and the delicate data dance

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As a consequence of the recent FTC investigation, Facebook cut off friend data access for Microsoft and Sony and announced an overhaul of its API. Facebook’s privacy changes will impact dozens of partners that have been using the Facebook API to build experiences on third-party apps and devices. Here are three essential considerations for API providers, consumers, and end-users to avoid a scandal like Facebook’s and protect the privacy of user data. 

Top 5 healthcare tech trends

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Top 5 financial tech trends

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5 takeaways from HBR’s “Closing the customer experience gap” report

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Today’s consumers expect a smarter and more connected experience, and it’s increasingly a key competitive differentiator for all companies.

DevOps, APIs, and API strategy: how US businesses are transforming

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94% of U.S. organizations are undertaking digital transformation and are more likely to report they provide a completely connected customer experience.