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Do You Want to Transform Your Business? Start by Transforming Your IT

March 19, 2018

By Richard L. Villars, Vice President, Datacenter & Cloud, IDC
Organizations in all industry, government, education, and non-profit sectors are talking about digital transformation (DX) and how to use it to create value, growth, and better outcomes for their customers, constituents, students, or patients through new offerings, engagement models, and insights.

Behind the Technology Fueling Space Exploration and Resource Extraction

March 19, 2018

The key to fueling the burgeoning private space exploration industry? Water. Read how a Seattle-based startup plans to mine asteroids for water, or more specifically, hydrogen and oxygen — the makings of rocket fuel.

Preparing for the Future of Work

March 18, 2018

Futurists have long envisioned a brighter tomorrow, full of AI helpers and automated environments that run on the sound of our voice. Now that we stand on the edge of that reality, it’s time to realize what it requires of us to make this new world work. With immense possibilities on the horizon comes expanding responsibility. Businesses need to act now to transform their IT, workforce and security to stay ahead of the curve.

Why It’s So Important to Measure the Economic Impact of IT Transformation

March 16, 2018

By Jennifer Cooke, Research Director, IDC When an organization starts taking steps to transform IT, its goals are ambitious: improve …

Want a More Diverse Workforce? How AI is Combating Unconscious Bias

March 14, 2018

Hiring a diverse workforce is smart business. Yet even with the best intentions, hiring decisions can still be influenced by personal factors we may not even be aware of. Fortunately, AI technology is gaining momentum in the recruitment field and is beginning to tackle the issue of unconscious bias.

Now Hiring: The 8 Best Jobs in Cybercrime

March 13, 2018

Organized cybercrime operates like a traditional business, outsourcing jobs and employing full-time professionals who serve in different roles. Take a look at eight of these roles, each integral to the success of these cybercrime gangs.