BrandPost: Successful digital transformation isn’t just about technology but having the right principles and culture in place.

For many enterprises, digital transformation (DX) is fast becoming a reality. IDC predicts that at least 50 percent of global GDP will be digitized by 2021, with growth driven by digitally-enhanced offerings, operations and relationships. IDC expects that, by 2020, 60 percent of all enterprises will have articulated an organization-wide strategy for DX and be in the process of implementing it. Gartner’s 2018 CIO Agenda report corroborates this thinking, placing…

April 20, 2018
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Palantir Knows Everything About You

Palantir, a data-mining company created by Peter Thiel, is aiding government agencies by tracking American citizens using the War on Terror, Bloomberg reports. From the report: The company’s engineers and products don’t do any spying themselves; they’re more like a spy’s brain, collecting and analyzing information that’s fed in from the hands, eyes, nose, and ears. The software combs through disparate data sources — financial documents, airline reservations, cellphone records,…

April 20, 2018
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China expands ban on US waste exports

China will not accept imports of copper scrap and other metals starting Dec. 31, 2018. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. China is expanding its ban on waste imports, endangering an additional 4.3 percent or 116,663 TEU of the US export trade with the country in 2017, bringing the total to 31.2 percent. The Ministry… Source: http://www.joc.com

April 20, 2018
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Prince Rupert adds Yang Ming for third alliance service

The port, which is in the competitive gateway in the trans-Pacific trade, has grown rapidly since the opening of its Fairview container terminal in 2007. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. The Port of Prince Rupert  is poised to expand its market share in the competitive Pacific Northwest with the announcement Friday that Yang… Source: http://www.joc.com

April 20, 2018
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No One Knows How Long the US Coastline Is

How long is the U.S. coastline? It’s a straightforward question, and one that’s important for scientists and government agencies alike. From a report: The U.S. Geological Survey could give you an answer, too, but I’m going to tell you right now that it’s wrong. In fact, no one could give you the right answer, and if you look around, you’ll find a number of estimations that differ by seemingly improbable…

April 20, 2018
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No One Knows How Long the US Coastline Is

How long is the U.S. coastline? It’s a straightforward question, and one that’s important for scientists and government agencies alike. From a report: The U.S. Geological Survey could give you an answer, too, but I’m going to tell you right now that it’s wrong. In fact, no one could give you the right answer, and if you look around, you’ll find a number of estimations that differ by seemingly improbable…

April 20, 2018
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No One Knows How Long the US Coastline Is

How long is the U.S. coastline? It’s a straightforward question, and one that’s important for scientists and government agencies alike. From a report: The U.S. Geological Survey could give you an answer, too, but I’m going to tell you right now that it’s wrong. In fact, no one could give you the right answer, and if you look around, you’ll find a number of estimations that differ by seemingly improbable…

April 20, 2018
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