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Top Performing Retailers Focus On Four Investments to Drive Sales

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According to Frost & Sullivan, for a retailer to be successful in the current business scenario, it is highly critical to have an omnichannel sales strategy. As customers increasingly use various channels to shop – in-store, online, order online and pick-up in store, and on mobile devices – providing a consistent shopping experience across different Read more...

Securing Election Systems Part 2: Implementing a Zero-Trust Security Model Before, During, and After Election Season

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  On the heels of the 2018 midterm elections and two years away from the 2020 presidential vote, VMware State & Local Government subject matter experts, Gary Christofferson and Herb Thompson, offer advice and best practices for securing elections systems and strengthening government IT security posture. This is part 2 in a 2-part series on Read more...

Unlocking Economic Advantage with Blockchain in Financial Services

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The global financial services industry currently spends about $1.7 billion annually on distributed ledger technology, according to a recently published report from US researcher, Greenwich Associates, with spending on blockchain increasing year-on-year by almost 70%. We have been talking blockchain with a number of financial services thought leaders all around the world. It’s encouraging to Read more...

Connected Series: Digital Banking

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In July of 1804, the architect of the American financial system, Alexander Hamilton, was fatally wounded in a duel. Yet his legacy lives on and many more know of it thanks to the Broadway smash-hit “Hamilton.”   Now the industry that evolved from the model Hamilton proposed, revolutionary at the time and relatively unchanged for Read more...

Advance Mission Success: 6 Best Practices for Modernizing Government IT

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We can solve it. It being the challenge nearly every government leader across the world is facing. It’s not governing. It’s not the environment. It’s legacy technology. Antiquated systems running old applications frustrate users, slow processes, and increase the chances sensitive information gets compromised. A few months back, the US Federal government published its vision Read more...

Attracting and Retaining Students and Faculty: The Role of Automating IT in Education

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Motivations for choosing a particular college or university program are changing. After tuition costs (which remain a, if not the, top consideration), students are increasingly querying about digital access. That’s why becoming a truly digital campus is now top-of-mind for leaders of academic institutions. After all, digital transformation is driving limitless learning and innovation in Read more...

Leveraging Mobility in Retail Part 1

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Leveraging Mobility in Retail In 2017 over 6,400 store locations closed, leading people to believe that Retail is Dead. Maybe not. Les Viszlai, VMware Advisory Strategist, takes a deeper dive into an emerging area, “Leveraging Mobile in Retail,” and the impact to IT during this period of Retail natural selection. He explores 5 items a Read more...

Building Tomorrow Today: Financial Services Insights from VMworld 2018

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by Manasee Dash “The best way to predict the future is to create it.” That’s what management consultant Peter Drucker said, and what we found top financial services IT leaders worldwide ruminating on at VMworld 2018. Even as IT execs are managing day-to-day bank operations, they’re architecting the future foundations of their firms. And that’s Read more...