Entries by Ross Mason

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To deliver on AI’s promise: Take the brain from the jar

Companies need to take the AI brain “out of the jar”; using application networks that enable AI to plug in and out of any data source or capability. Everyone, including MuleSoft, is talking about artificial intelligence (AI). The technology might still be in its nascent stages, but we’re already getting a glimpse of its promise. […]

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How to build for change in a cloudy world

The cloud market is on the rise, with organizations drawn to the promise of increased agility, reduced costs and improved operational efficiency. According to Gartner, the worldwide public cloud services market is projected to grow 21.4 percent, from $153.5 billion in 2017 to $186.4 billion in 2018. Yet, while most organizations are using multiple clouds […]

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How IT can reshape patient care

Imagine having the ability to detect cancerous tissue within 10 seconds via a pen-shaped device, or the ability to receive an organ donation on-demand via a 3D printer. These scenarios are becoming a reality, as the frontend of healthcare technology brims with possibility. However, a dichotomy exists in the healthcare industry. Hidden below the surface […]

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From CIO to CEO: Yvonne Wassenaar discusses the future of technology

To survive today, companies need tech-savvy leaders. The convergence of cloud, SaaS, mobile, big data and more is turning every company into a technology company. As a result, CIOs need to step up and partner closely with business leaders to drive strategic initiatives and growth opportunities. In some cases, CIOs are even stepping up into […]

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Are your legacy systems living in the Jurassic Age?

A daily problem CIOs face is how to deal with legacy systems—systems built decades ago in what now feels like prehistoric times. Buried deep down in the depths of organizations live these scary, monolithic fossils—Mainframe-otops, ERP Rex, COBOL-odons and more—created in a much different world than the one we live in today. The challenge has […]

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How one IT leader measures the business value of IT

In part one of this Q&A series, I sat down with Jeff Rauch, vice president of IT at ICW Group, a leading national insurance carrier with over 300,000 customers and 700 employees. Jeff shared his thoughts on the changing role of IT, how he is thinking about insurtech disruptors and the future of the insurance […]

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Have you had your Bezos moment? What you can learn from Amazon

When people and companies grow wildly successful, we often forget that they have the same number of hours in the day as everyone else. Yet, we often find ourselves speculating, how do they do what they do…and how do they do it so well? For Amazon, the answer might not be so clear-cut to the […]

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2018 predictions: AI, SaaS, and the evolution of IT

Organizations today are under increasing pressure to move faster to stay relevant. It requires CIOs to embrace a new way of thinking about IT, one that distributes the IT function throughout the business rather than concentrates it in a single team. Below are five technology trends that I predict will have a major impact on […]

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SaaStr Podcast: How companies can unbundle to drive revenue

The tech climate is rapidly changing and putting increasing pressure on businesses to move faster. However, in recent years, we’ve seen digital transformation hindered by a misalignment between business and technology leaders. This has had a severe impact on the speed at which businesses can deliver products and services. Last week, I spoke with Harry […]

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Why CIOs must look beyond mobile and embrace all digital channels

Businesses today are going through radical digital transformation in an attempt to create better customer experiences. From mobile to Facebook Messenger to connected home devices, customers today engage with businesses through a variety of digital channels. A single consumer, for example, can have over 900 digital interactions when purchasing a car. As I discussed on […]

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