Weekly Brief

Weekly Brief

July 18, 2019
Feature of the Week
Social media does bring everyone together, but it also causes a chasm between individuals and groups as they take a dig at each other in a passive argument game. Most children are subjected to cyberbullying, which threatens their safety.
Wearables have become an essential part of our daily life, delivering services according to our convenience. Not limiting itself to providing simple benefits, the connected wearable technology customizes the industrial offerings as well.
Customer journey maps reveal voids in customer service. Problems in communication among employees may also be disclosed if agents are unable to obtain timely support from peers during service interactions.
Organizations are trying to connect and streamline their processes. Though it seems like a never-ending process, with recent advancements in technologies like the Internet of things (IoT), enterprises have started to transform their budget with intent to invest in these technologies.
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CIO Viewpoint
Jim Mignone, SVP & CIO and Daryl Clark, VP & Director of Technology, Washington Trust
VMWare has also allowed for high availability, failover and redundancy improvements versus the former approach. We have deployed our hardware in an N+1 configuration so any component may fail without negatively impacting the environment.
Mike Fisk, CIO, Los Alamos National Laboratory
The rise of the phrase high-performance computing over the older term supercomputer reveals that performance is no longer achieved through buying a singular, supercomputer but instead through a much more complex ecosystem of clusters, power and cooling infrastructure, specialized interconnect networks, languages and runtime environments.
Steve Betts, CIO, Health Care Service Corporation
A core element of many strategies is the use of technology to help consumers navigate the complex healthcare ecosystem, ensuring the care providers have the right information at the right time to make the best choices for the patient health.
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CXO Insights
By Vincent Grosso, SVP & MD, National Geographic Learning, A Cengage Company
Digital enables tremendous benefits for learning if designed appropriately. The same digital courseware used by a freshman in college should look a lot different than the platform accessed by a fifth grader.
By Stephen Engel, Senior Vice President-Strategic Solutions Leader, Hitachi Consulting
Employees need to see it as a valuable enhancement for both safety and productivity for their benefit. The approach that this is a “job cutting” project is flawed and quite frankly missing the point.
By Scott Kellner, VP, Marketing, George P. Johnson Experience Marketing
Businesses still looked at it as an e-mail marketing platform where CRM system was utilized at the most basic level. The way I think about market automation is in three buckets-content bucket, measurement bucket and organizational bucket.
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