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Internet of Things

IoT Turning Products into Information Services via the Cloud

Jeffrey M. Kaplan, Managing Director - THINKstrategies

Here’s an example of how a commoditized products company created a competitive advantage by launching an IoT service leveraging the cloud.

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Internet of Things

Internet of Things and 3D Printing Creating Paradigm Shift in Field Service Management

Kathleen Goolsby, Managing Editor -

This article discusses how field services, once a necessary deliverable, is now a springboard from which companies can create a long tail of services.

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“What is Innovation?” – A Simple Definition

Dan McClure, Innovation Design Lead - ThoughtWorks North America

"Innovate or die" is the corporate mandate. But there are many definitions and contexts of innovation. This article discusses the innovation revolution.

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Software News Brief – March 9

Kathleen M. Goolsby, SandHill Managing Editor

Recent news stories highlight how mobile tech is impacting growth in other markets. Other notable headlines bring attention to new software firms in high-stakes markets and winners in the Hadoop-as-a-Service market.

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Big Data

Ask the Experts: Long-Term Tech Thinking

Eric Pelander, Partner, Co-founder - Waterstone Management Group & Darren Cunningham, Vice President, Marketing - SnapLogic

Is long-term thinking dead in the quickly evolving tech world? If not, in what way is the perspective, time range or strategy of “long-term” changing?