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Workday says Platfora buy will bolster its petabyte-scale analysis capabilities. It’s good news for Workday customers, but Platfora customers should be prepared for change. … Continue reading

The deadline is approaching for the first industry award to celebrate the leaders and teams who successfully apply emerging and disruptive technologies for their organizations.

The era of digital disruption is upon us. Since the year 2000, 52 percent of the Fortune 500 has dropped off the list. Replaced, beaten, and bankrupted by the advancing forces of digital disruption. Digital technology has created a new business environment. Business giants that clung to the business models that produced success in the 20th century found themselves out of touch, outmaneuvered, and off the Fortune 500 list.

This new business environment calls for leaders who can guide their organizations through the digital thicket. Leaders adept at selecting and championing technologies that enable digital transformation. Leaders who can craft and implement business models that harness the transformative power of disruptive technology.

This is the first in a series of posts on problems and challenges that I keep hearing from HR professionals as I make the rounds in the course of my work as an analyst and strategic advisor. Let’s kick off this series with Global HR. I'll highlight trends that make Global HR so important, then examine challenges and solutions to the overall domain. 

What do land titles, marriage certificates, diamonds, ballots, aircraft parts and medical records have in common? They are all apparently able to be managed "on the blockchain". But enough with the metaphors. What does it mean to be "on the blockchain"?


Google has faced antitrust complaints in Europe since late 2010, but the latest round of charges the search giant faces may be difficult to turn back or defeat, as a new report in Wired...


Japanese conglomerate Softbank has plunked down $32.4 billion for ARM in a deal that takes advantage of a weakened pound while giving it control over the world's leading developer of smartphone chip designs.

ARM-based chips power 95 percent of the world's smartphones, but as demand in that market begins to slow, it has been working diligently to expand into the burgeoning array of products that...


While most applications of blockchain to date have focused on financial services, IBM is pushing the technology as ideal for supply chain monitoring, particularly to track items with high valure, as the Wall Street Journal reports

While firms such as Nasdaq Inc., ...


For years, Tor has been the network of choice for Internet users who want to remain anonymous while online. But in recent times, Tor's repuation has taken a hit after reports of severe vulnerabilities in the network.

Researchers from...

The deadline for the 2016 SuperNova Awards is August 8, 2016. In its sixth year, the Constellation SuperNova Awards will recognize nine individuals who demonstrate true leadership in digital business through their application of new and emerging technologies.

IoT as a term defines a ubiquitous state of Internet connectivity, resulting in new forms of data driving interactions that create new competitive Business value. As is usually the case with innovative, transformation technologies, Startups have initially led the way in creating new products, markets and business cases across a wide spectrum of deployments. Now increasing market maturity as allowed a range of global corporations enter the IoT market and make their presence.

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